Category Archives: Genealogy

Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 21, 2021

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 21, 2021: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after January 14, 2021. New and Updated     UPDATED 1911 England Census 1/21/2021 NEW … Continue reading

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Who Were the Victims of the 1918 Pandemic? – FamilySearch January 19, 2021

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – Who Were the Victims of the 1918 Pandemic?: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/byu-linking-lab-pandemic/. Longer article, but here’s a short synopsis. January 19, 2021 by Alison Ensign Have you ever wondered how the 1918 pandemic affected families? Who … Continue reading

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3% DNA Match Leads Woman to Reunite With Long-lost Father – MyHeritage January 20, 2021

I saw this on MyHeritage today – 3% DNA Match Leads Woman to Reunite With Long-lost Father :  https://blog.myheritage.com/2021/01/3-dna-match-leads-woman-to-reunite-with-long-lost-father/. Much longer article and includes a video and photos. by Esther · January 20, 2021 User Stories Susana Boggs, a 50-year-old doctor’s assistant from Richmond, … Continue reading

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A car thief threatened to call the police on a mom who left her child in the back seat of the car he stole CNN January 18, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays January 20, 2021

I saw this recently – A car thief threatened to call the police on a mom who left her child in the back seat of the car he stole – CNN January 18, 2021: https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/18/us/car-thief-stole-child-back-seat-oregon-trnd/index.html. It’s a longer article, but … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 19 January 2021

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 19 January 2021: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-19-january-2021/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. FamilySearch added 8M new US, Utah, Church … Continue reading

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Historic Rhode Island Newspapers Digitized, Available Online – US News January 17, 2021

I saw this recently – Historic Rhode Island Newspapers Digitized, Available Online: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/rhode-island/articles/2021-01-17/historic-rhode-island-newspapers-digitized-available-online. Slightly longer article, but here’s the basics. By Associated Press, Wire Service Content Jan. 17, 2021, at 8:31 a.m. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The archives of several historic … Continue reading

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Burns Community Museum, Burns – Kansas Tuesdays January 19, 2021

I chose to look in Marion County, Kansas for this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post. The Burns Community Museum, Burns – http://burnsks.com/attractions (official website); Wayback Machine: https://web.archive.org/web/20160304040856/http://www.burnsks.com/museum.html. It may have restrictions due to COVID-19. It was the old Burns Union School. … Continue reading

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More Inspiring RootsTech 2021 Keynote Speakers Announced – FamilySearch January 19, 2021

I saw this on FamilySearch today – More Inspiring RootsTech 2021 Keynote Speakers AnnouncedmilySear today: https://media.familysearch.org/more-inspiring-rootstech-2021-keynote-speakers-announced/. Longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. I included section headings below. Salt Lake City, UT January 19, 2021  RootsTech Connect 2021—the world’s largest … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between BillionGraves and Find A Grave? Part Two: For Researchers – BillionGraves – Tombstone Tuesdays January 19, 2021

Disclosure: I pay a yearly subscription for BillionGraves+. I also sometimes earn free months through transcribing. In the past, I have occasionally won prizes during contests although it has been a while since I last won anything or transcribed enough … Continue reading

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Stories Behind the Stars: Remembering U.S. WWII Fallen – MyHeritage January 19, 2021

I saw this on MyHeritage today – Stories Behind the Stars: Remembering U.S. WWII Fallen:  https://blog.myheritage.com/2021/01/stories-behind-the-stars-remembering-u-s-wwii-fallen/. Much longer article and includes a video and photos. by Esther · January 19, 2021  Pro Bono Projects Don Milne is a man on a mission. … Continue reading

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