Category Archives: genealogy

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 29 July 2019

I saw this last night on FamilySearch -New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 29 July 2019:https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-29-july-2019/ FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, England, Peru, Spain, and the United States, including AK, AZ, CA, CO, GA, … Continue reading

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Free Family History Classes and Webinars for August 2019 – FamilySearch July 29, 2019

I checked FamilySearch today and saw this –Free Family History Classes and Webinars for August 2019 – FamilySearch July 29, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/free-family-history-classes-and-webinars-for-august-2019/. The FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free classes and webinars for August 2019. Classes will include … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 27, 2019

I saw this today on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 27, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates since my last update post. Only including updates since the July 17, 2019 update. New and Updated   … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays July 26, 2019

I appreciate FindMyPast posting this yesterday – FindMyPast Fridays July 26, 2019: FindMyPast Fridays July 26, 2019. United States, Passenger and Crew Lists Containing more than 100 million records, our new and improved national collection of US passenger lists is … Continue reading

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Getting Started with FamilySearch’s Shared Family Tree – July 19, 2019

I saw this the other day on FamilySearch https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/getting-started-shared-family-tree/, but was in the middle of other stuff. The FamilySearch Family Tree is the world’s largest online family tree. It is a cooperative, public tree, where participants can see how they … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 17, 2019

I saw this yesterday on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 17, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates since my last update post. New and Updated   UPDATED Maine, Federal Naturalization Records, 1787-1991 7/17/2019 UPDATED 1871 England … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays July 19, 2019

I appreciate FindMyPast posting this yesterday – FindMyPast Fridays July 19, 2019: FindMyPast Fridays July 19, 2019. Essex Baptism Index 1538-1920 Search our brand new collection of more than 2.3 million Essex baptisms. Spanning over 350 years of the county’s … Continue reading

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The History of Long Haul Travel From Britain & Ireland – FindMyPast July 17, 2019

I saw this earlier today on FindMyPast – The History of Long Haul Travel From Britain & Ireland: https://blog.findmypast.com/this-history-of-long-haul-travel-from-britain-ireland-1890-1960-2639219393.html. To celebrate the start of the summer holiday season, we have used our collection of Passenger Lists Leaving UK to analyse … Continue reading

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What Was Life Like for My Ancestors?—Brad Westwood at RootsTech 2019 – FamilySearch July 17, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch today – What Was Life Like for My Ancestors?—Brad Westwood at RootsTech 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/brad-westwood-at-rootstech-2019/. What was life like for our ancestors? Brad Westwood, senior public historian at the Utah Department of Heritage and Arts, attempted … Continue reading

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Finnish Culture and Your Finnish Heritage – FamilySearch July 15, 2019

I saw this yesterday afternoon on FamilySearch – Finnish Culture and Your Finnish Heritage – FamilySearch July 15, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/finland-culture/. My only trip to Finland in 2005 was during the time of the Midsummer Festival. Finland is known for its … Continue reading

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