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FamilySearch Updates Its Genealogies Search Page – September 18, 2020

I saw this today on FamilySearch – FamilySearch Updates Its Genealogies Search Page: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/genealogies-search-update/. A lot more information on the article. September 18, 2020  – by  Diane Sagers –snip– For 125 years, the Genealogy Society of Utah and its successor, FamilySearch … Continue reading

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Nansemond Land Tax Lists — a true relation

IT HAD SOMEHOW escaped me that the Nansemond Land Tax Lists for 1782-1861 were now digitized and freely available via FamilySearch. What a treasure trove of information, and for a so-called “burned county,” where multiple fires gutted the archives time … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 14 September 2020 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 14 September 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-14-september-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. FamilySearch added 100K new, digital images for Italy, Trieste … Continue reading

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Take a Virtual Tour of the Mayflower – FamilySearch September 14, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – Take a Virtual Tour of the Mayflower: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/virtual-tour-mayflower-ship/. There is a slideshow in the link. September 14, 2020  – by  Jessica Grimaud A critical delay, cramped quarters, stormy seas, and an arrival 500 miles … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Recognized for US-Mexican War Database Creation – FamilySearch September 10, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch last night- FamilySearch Recognized for US-Mexican War Database Creation: https://media.familysearch.org/familysearch-recognized-for-us-mexican-war-database-creation/. I September 10, 2020 FamilySearch International and Pat Rand of the National Park Service were both presented with the prestigious Directors’ Award of the Federation … Continue reading

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History of the Armenian Diaspora – FamilySearch September 11, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch last night- History of the Armenian Diaspora https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/history-armenian-diaspora/. I thought a brief overview of the article while listing all 9 famous descendants was a good way to draw attention. I removed the photos in the … Continue reading

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9 Mayflower Descendants as Famous as Their Pilgrim Ancestors – FamilySearch September 10, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – 9 Mayflower Descendants as Famous as Their Pilgrim Ancestors: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/9-famous-mayflower-descendants/. I thought a brief overview of the article while listing all 9 famous descendants was a good way to draw attention. I removed … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 7 September 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 7 September 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-7-september-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. This week FamilySearch added over 1M new Catholic … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 31 August 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 31 August 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-31-august-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. FamilySearch added 400K German Catholic Church Records 1704–1957, … Continue reading

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RootsTech Is Going Virtual — Hound on the Hunt

RootsTech 2021 is going virtual, and it’s going to be amazing. This event is called RootsTech Connect 2021 and will be held on February 25–27, 2021, as a free, virtual event online. Yes, you read that right, FREE. Jen Allen; … Continue reading

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