Category Archives: Genealogy

Brand new British and Irish military records – FindMyPast Fridays November 20, 2020

I checked last night and saw it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new.  I shortened it a fair amount. Here’s the direct link – Brand new British and Irish military records:  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/british-irish-military-records https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/unique-wartime-records Niall Cullen 20 November … Continue reading

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Cabarrus County Veterans Museum, Concord – North Carolina Thursdays November 19, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Cabarrus County. There were a few places that looked interesting. I went with Cabarrus County Veterans Museum in Concord – http://historiccabarrus.com/. However, check about COVID-19 restrictions before scheduling … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 19, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 19, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after November 17, 2020. New and Updated     UPDATED Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and … Continue reading

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She Changed the World Collection Builder – North Carolina Digital Collections – November 19, 2020

I check out the North Carolina Digital Collections website – https://digital.ncdcr.gov/, NCpedia – http://ncpedia.org/ and a few other North Carolina related websites on a regular basis. I noticed the She Changed the World article today – https://she-changed-world.cb.ncpedia.org/. The collection is … Continue reading

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MIS Interpreters — Pacific Paratrooper

1944 MIS class; courtesy of Ted Yenarinat, National WWII Museum Throughout the war, more than 6,000 Japanese Americans would serve in the MIS as translators and interrogators—often at great risk—for 130 units across the Pacific.  After the war the MIS Nisei were tapped for critical assignments during the occupation of Japan. The … Continue reading

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Build Your Norwegian Family Tree with Bygdebøker – FamilySearch November 18, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – Build Your Norwegian Family Tree with Bygdebøker: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/bygdeboker-norwegian-research/. Article is a bit longer, but here are some details. If you have Norwegian ancestry, worth checking out. November 18,2020 by  Sunny Morton Until about 1900, … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 17, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 17, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after November 13, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current 11/17/2020

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23andMe Test Update – November 18, 2020

Here’s the last update for my 23andMe results; earlier update 23andMe Test Update – November 16, 2020. Had I known they were going to replace my v3 chip with the v5 chip results, I would have spent the extra $20 … Continue reading

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RootsTech 2021 Opens Global Song Contest Sponsored by Kawai – FamilySearch November 18, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – RootsTech 2021 Opens Global Song Contest Sponsored by Kawai: https://media.familysearch.org/rootstech-2021-opens-global-song-contest-sponsored-by-kawai/. Article is a bit longer, but here are the details. Salt Lake City, UT,November18,2020 RootsTech 2021 Opens Global Song Contest Sponsored by Kawai … Continue reading

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Comanche County Museum and Historical Society, Coldwater – Kansas Tuesdays November 17, 2020

I decided to focus on Comanche County, Kansas for this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post. The Comanche County Museum and Historical Society http://sites.rootsweb.com/~kscomanc/cchs.html is in Coldwater, Kansas. It may have restrictions due to COVID-19. You may be able to still visit, … Continue reading

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