Category Archives: History

Exciting Updates to Ancestry® Family History Mobile App, Featuring Improved Accessibility, Mobile Search and Discover Tab—Your Daily Stop For The Latest Discoveries From Ancestry® – October 16, 2020

I checked recently and saw this update – Ancestry.com – Exciting Updates to Ancestry® Family History Mobile App, Featuring Improved Accessibility, Mobile Search and Discover Tab—Your Daily Stop For The Latest Discoveries From Ancestry® – October 16, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/corporate/blog/exciting-updates-ancestry-family-history-mobile-app-featuring-improved-accessibility-mobile. Get it … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Genealogy, History, Military History | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Fashion and Its Significance in Puerto Rican Heritage – FamilySearch October 16, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today- Fashion and Its Significance in Puerto Rican Heritage: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/traditional-puerto-rico-clothing/. If you have Puerto Rican heritage or enjoy Puerto Rican fashion, I would check the original article out. October 16, 2020  – by Alison Ensign  –snip– … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Genealogy, History | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Brand new Caribbean military records and more – FindMyPast Fridays October 16, 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 bit. Here’s the direct link – Brand new Caribbean military records and more:  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/caribbean-and-kent Niall Cullen 16 October 2020 … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Genealogy, History | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 14, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 14, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after October 13, 2020. New and Updated   New and Updated New and Updated UPDATED … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Cemetery, Genealogy, History, Military History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 13, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 13, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after October 9, 2020. New and Updated     NEW New York, New York, Riverside … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Cemetery, Genealogy, History | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Old Depot Museum, Ottawa – Kansas Tuesdays October 13, 2020

I decided to focus on Franklin County, Kansas for this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post. The Old Depot Museum https://www.olddepotmuseum.org/historical-sites/old-depot-museum/ is in Ottawa, Kansas. Looks like it has temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. It is run by the Franklin County Historical … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Genealogy, History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum, Gulfport – Mississippi Mondays October 12, 2020

Updated October 18, 2020 with museum hours added. For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to stay in my hometown after reading about a new museum, the Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum – http://www.browncondorassociation.com/index.html. I decided to choose Mississippi Aviation Heritage … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, History, Military History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

NAJA releases Tribal Nations Media Guide for reporting on Indigenous communities — Native American Journalists Association

In coordination with Indigenous Peoples Day 2020, the Native American Journalists Association published the Tribal Nations Media Guide, a reporting tool for covering Native American communities. As part of its mission, NAJA recognizes Indigenous people as distinct and grounded in … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Genealogy, History | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Jr. Grandson of President Tyler, Died at 95 Years Old: Smithsonian Magazine October 6, 2020 – October 11, 2020

I saw this on Smithsonian magazine – https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/grandson-10th-president-john-tyler-dies-180975992/. He was one of the last two living grandchildren for President Tyler. The other grandson is still alive. As President Tyler was the 10th President and took over after President William Henry … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Genealogy, History | Tagged | Leave a comment

New Soviet Era database releases free documents on more than 1 million citizens — Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

The past of the former Soviet Union is coming alive in 2020 to the benefit of genealogy. A new database is displaying free documents on more than 1 million citizens of the former USSR. For years, I have read books … Continue reading

Posted in Bloggers, Genealogy, History, Military History | Tagged | Leave a comment