Category Archives: Genealogy

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 6 July 2020 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch -New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 6 July 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-6-july-2020/. FamilySearch added 2M more indexed obituaries this week to United States collections, along with 300K Brazilian civil registrations and 200K English church records. New records added for Canada, … Continue reading

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French History and Records for Genealogy – FamilySearch July 5, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch yesterday – French History and Records for Genealogy – FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/french-records-history/. A lot more information in the link and worth a read. I have some French Canadian/Acadian roots on my maternal grandmother’s side. July 5, … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 5, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 5, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after June 25, 2020. New and Updated NEW Wyoming, Death Records, 1909-1969 7/1/2020 UPDATED … Continue reading

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Vintage July 4th Photos As You’ve Never Seen Them Before — and the Stories Behind Them – MyHeritage July 4, 2020

I found this today on MyHeritage – Vintage July 4th Photos As You’ve Never Seen Them Before — and the Stories Behind Them: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/07/vintage-july-4th-photos-as-youve-never-seen-them-before-and-the-stories-behind-them/.  by Esther July 4, 2020 Holidays In honor of this year’s 4th of July, the MyHeritage … Continue reading

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41+ Free Family Tree Templates (Word, Excel, PDF) Template Lab

I saw this on Template Lab – 41+ Free Family Tree Templates (Word, Excel, PDF) https://templatelab.com/family-tree-templates/. I have to disagree with them about doing a family tree at school. I never did one in school (1st – 12th Grades). I … Continue reading

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Helix – DNA Saturdays July 4, 2020

Helix had great promise as a DNA testing company when it started out. At one point, it offered dozens of DNA tests from numerous partner companies. Its one major drawback in my opinion was not going the genealogical DNA route … Continue reading

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Data of over 61,000 Turkish Jewish gravestones online in new database – Jerusalem Post – July 4, 2020

I saw this on Jerusalem Post today – https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/new-online-database-holds-data-of-over-61000-turkish-jewish-gravestones-633741. By ALEX WINSTON  JULY 4, 2020 20:26 Researchers under the leadership of Prof. Minna Rozen, then of Tel Aviv University, worked from 1988 to 1990 travelling across Turkey taking over 100,000 … Continue reading

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MyHeritageDNA July 4, 2020 Sale – $49.00 or $50.00

You will need a coupon code to take advantage of the MyHeritageDNA sale. Plus, if you order 2 or more kits in a single order, it’s free shipping. There are several genealogists who have codes. For example, I received an … Continue reading

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Celebrate Independence Day with millions of new US family records – FindMyPast Fridays July 3, 2020

I checked last night and didn’t see it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new. Here’s the direct link – Celebrate Independence Day with millions of new US family records: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/american-family-records Liam Kelly 03 July 2020 –snip– … Continue reading

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Shallotte River Swamp Park, Ocean Isle – North Carolina Thursdays July 2, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Bolivia, North Carolina. I saw the Shallotte River Swamp Park  on Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/shallotte-river-swamp-park-ocean-isle?osq=Things+To+Do and decided it was a good choice for this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. The … Continue reading

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