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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – April 16, 2019

I saw the latest update this afternoon when searching Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections Only included the ones that have been updated or added since April 8, 2019. Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry New and … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry

Only two items are from April 4, 2019, Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections, the rest are from late March 2019 or earlier. New and Updated UPDATED Minnesota, Birth Index, 1935-2000 4/4/2019 UPDATED Idaho, County Marriage Records, 1864-1967 … Continue reading

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The Only Genealogy Tree You Control Is the One You Create and That’s If the Site Doesn’t Allow Others to Modify It

A common complaint in Facebook genealogy groups is somebody incorrectly added a family or family member to a tree where they don’t belong. My suggestion is to accept and realize you have no control on sites where anybody can create … Continue reading

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How Many Back-ups Are Enough?

I don’t want to say you can never have enough back-ups as there is a break even point where you have too many, but you can definitely have too few. This is not only about genealogy, but applies to many … Continue reading

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National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Genealogy Information

If you aren’t familiar with the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) genealogy section, https://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/genealogy.html, it’s worth a look if you are looking for people who might be in it. It’s broken down into several sections: Contents How … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Free, Freeium, and Premium Genealogy Websites?

While I mentioned genealogy websites in the post title, the following applies to any website, not just genealogy websites. There are basically three types of websites out there: Free, Freeium, and Premium or Paid websites. There’s a fourth type that … Continue reading

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Two Older Changes to the Social Security Death Index You May Not Be Aware of

There are two changes to the Social Security Death Index (SSDI) that happened several years ago and yet many people are not aware of one or both of the changes. The two changes are: 1) Social Security Administration (SSA) no … Continue reading

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Free Access to Ancestry.ca Through 01 July 2014

Ancestry.ca is offering free access through 01 July. Ancestry.ca is a part of the Ancestry.com family and covers mostly Canadian records, over 235 million records. You can read more about free Ancestry.ca access. The free access ends at 11:59 P.M. US … Continue reading

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