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RootsTech Attracts Over 1 Million Participants Opening Week – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – RootsTech Attracts Over 1 Million Participants Opening Week: https://media.familysearch.org/rootstech-attracts-over-1-million-participants-opening-week/. Slightly longer article, but here’s a short synopsis. Salt Lake City, UT, March 04, 2021 RootsTech Connect 2021 lured more than 1 million participants … Continue reading

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Thousands of brand new parish records now online – FindMyPast Fridays March 5, 2021

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 and highlighted the different topics covered. Here’s the direct link – Thousands of brand new parish records … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – 4 March 2021

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 4, 2021: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after 26 February, 2021. I try to check every day or two since they can … Continue reading

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Featuring Inuit Authors in the Collection

By Sarah Potts Hello, out there! My name is Sarah. I am the librarian assigned to work for and with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Nation publishers in the Legal Deposit section of Library and Archives Canada. In this program, … Continue reading

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RootsTech Connect Song Contest Winners Announced – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – RootsTech Connect Song Contest Winners Announced: https://media.familysearch.org/rootstech-connect-song-contest-winners-announced/. Slightly longer article, but here’s a short synopsis. Salt Lake City, UT, March 02, 2021 RootsTech and Kawai pianos announced the winners of “Connect,” the RootsTech Connect … Continue reading

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Monthly Record Update for February 2021 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch today – Monthly Record Update for February 2021: . Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. March 2, 2021 by  FamilySearch FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in February … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 1 March 2021

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 1 March 2021 (says 2020, but it was published last night): https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-1-march-2020/. Over 500 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests … Continue reading

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Genealogy Tips – February 28, 2021

Hard to say as different people handle genealogy tips in various ways. Often sources have conflicting information. I document each source and it can be hard if enough sources conflict with each other.

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RootsTech Is Over – February 28, 2021

Most of the videos will be around for a while. Same for the handouts. Some of the special items may still be around for a bit. Saw a social media post that mentioned some things will be around for a … Continue reading

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RootsTech Connect 2021 FAQ Update – February 26, 2021

This question was answered by RootsTech yesterday – Can my society or group show the videos from RootsTech Connect in an upcoming meeting or activity? We are so glad you like what you found here enough to share. During the … Continue reading

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