Tag Archives: Minnesota

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 24 June 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearch – https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-24-june-2019/ FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, Germany, Liberia, Luxembourg, Peru, Scotland, and the United States, including Texas, Arkansas, Nebraska, Massachusetts, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Search these new … Continue reading

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Dalby Database Minnesota – Tombstone Tuesdays May 7, 2019

A friend introduced me to the Dalby Database: http://www.dalbydata.com/user.php?action=cemsearch. It is specific to Minnesota and while it has many cemetery records, it also misses a fair amount. It’s probably one of the most complete databases on Minnesota cemeteries available. It … Continue reading

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New Records on FamilySearch from April 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch a few minutes ago – New Records on FamilySearch from April 2019 – https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/new-records-april-2019/ New Records on FamilySearch from April 2019 – FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in April of 2019 with an astounding … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 22, 2019

I checked https://media.familysearch.org/ and saw FamilySearch had added – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 22, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-april-22-2019/. FamilySearch added an amazing 42.5 million new, free, indexed historical records this week from the 1939 England and Wales National Register. This collection is accessible through FamilySearch’s … Continue reading

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First Post, 2.0/ What Is Ups and Downs of Family History

Originally posted in November 2013 as a way to explain what my blog would focus on, First Post, 2.0/ What Is Ups and Downs of Family History – there are a few differences between that post and this one, including … Continue reading

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Salvation Army 2013 Bell Ringer Champions Follow-up

I mentioned in a 2013 post where Salvation Army Captain Jim Brickston was one of several people going for a Salvation Army bell ringing record: Salvation Army Bell Ringer Hopes to Break Bell Ringing Record. Looks like WordPress archived it, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Adds Documents Online 1900 – 1990

As reported by MinnPost, Minnesota digitized and uploaded official documents for the period 1900 – 1990. Direct link to Minnesota’s Secretary of State website. There are seventeen types of documents available: Aeronautics Orders (1940s-1980s, 259 cards) Appointments (1919-1991, 12,484 cards) … Continue reading

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Google Maps List of Rice County, Minnesota Cemeteries

  Thanks to a friend who provided me a link to a list of Rice County Minnesota cemeteries on Google Maps. Rice County Historical Society compiled the list. They note the list doesn’t include farm burials. It is a great resource … Continue reading

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Salvation Army Bell Ringer Hopes to Break Bell Ringing Record

Updated September 9, 2018: I posted a follow-up to this blog post at Salvation Army 2013 Bell Ringer Champions Follow-up. I saw this posted on my Facebook page.  The goal is 80 hours of bell ringing and he hopes to … Continue reading

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Friends of Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth, MN Facebook Page

As part of my blogging, I will be highlighting pages and groups on Facebook, Google Plus, and other places. For my first Facebook page, I chose the Friends of Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth Minnesota Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-… View Post

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