Tag Archives: Find-A-Grave

Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) – Tombstone Tuesdays September 8, 2020

For some reason, I thought I had posted about Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) – https://geonames.usgs.gov/index.html before now. In doing a search on my posts, I am not seeing any posts about it. It is part of the U.S. Geological … Continue reading

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Remembering J. R. R. Tolkien September 2, 1973

As I was looking for information on the upcoming Amazon Lord of the Ring series for a different post, I found The One Ring post remembering J. R. R. Tolkien: https://www.theonering.net/torwp/2019/09/02/105478-today-in-middle-earth-september-2-in-remembrance-of-j-r-r-tolkien/. Note: I started this post a year ago and got … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – September 1, 2020

I checked last night and saw a couple of new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – September 1, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after August 28, 2020. It does include one that was updated … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 10 August 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 10 August 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-10-august-2020/. This week FamilySearch added over 250K Civil War (Union) Service Records, 1861–1866, a new index to Corydon, Indiana, newspaper obituaries, 1861–2008, and 3.6M other US obituaries.  Country collections … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 30, 2020

I saw last night there was an updated list with only one entry dated July 29th; checked today and it had a number of entries dated July 30th on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 13 July 2020 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch -New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 13 July 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-13-july-2020/. New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 13 July 2020 Find a key part of your genealogical puzzle in nearly one million new Find A Grave … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – June 25, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – June 25, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after June 21, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED 1921 Census of Canada 6/25/2020 … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day – June 21, 2020

Going to be a short post. Happy Father’s Day 2020. I know some people have issues with their fathers and for you, may you find the peace and solace to deal with whatever situation(s) are involved. I am including people … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Sir Ian Holm June 19, 2020

I chose my last blog post – River-folk — Cosmetic Lotro after reading about the death of Sir Ian Holm – Ian Holm, R.I.P. — Through the Shattered Lens.  A good list of his movies on Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Holm. He is … Continue reading

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My Own Unknown Great-Grandfather – June 17, 2020

After seeing this post – https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2020/06/17/who-was-harriet-monty-moore-genealogy; original post – https://mooregenealogy.wordpress.com/2020/06/17/who-was-harriet-monty/, it got me to thinking of a missing great-grandfather of mine. He was my father’s maternal grandfather. I have a Bastardy Bond issued in North Carolina while Great-Grandmother Holland Twiford … Continue reading

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