Tag Archives: genealogy

RootsFinder Acquired by FindMyPast

I was digging through FindMyPast and RootsFinder when I ran across this tidbit: https://www.rootsfinder.com/blog/were-joining-findmypast/. RootsFinder is excited to announce its acquisition by Findmypast. Findmypast gives us the support of a large company and the world’s most respected source of UK … Continue reading

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Genealogy on Facebook List Over 13,000 Links

Here’s an amazing list of Genealogy groups and pages on Facebook: https://socialmediagenealogy.com/genealogy-on-facebook-list/– it has a PDF (bit under 10.4 MB in size) you can download with the list. For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/SocialMediaGenealogy.org. The website has links for a … 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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FindMyPast Fridays February 22, 2019

FindMyPast Fridays showed up late Thursday evening (my time): https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-febraury-2629657553.html There are over 800,000 new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Firday. Yorkshire Baptisms Over 135,000 new additions covering 81 new parishes have been added to the … Continue reading

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New Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of February 19, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch yesterday – https://media.familysearch.org/new-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-february-19-2019/, but decided to post it this morning. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Colombia, Italy, Switzerland, and the United States: California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa (almost 5 million new military records), New York, Oklahoma, … Continue reading

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V. A. Nationwide Gravesite Locator

This week’s cemetery focus is on the V. A. Nationwide Gravesite Locator: https://gravelocator.cem.va.gov and general guidelines on what it takes to get a headstone or medallion for a qualifying veteran. You can learn more about the V. A. on Wikipedia: … 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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