Tag Archives: World War I

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 30 September 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 30 September 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/familysearch-records-september-2019/ FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in September of 2019 with almost 13.2 million new indexed family history records and over … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Research Wiki Publishes 90,000th Article – August 30, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch earlier today – FamilySearch Research Wiki Publishes 90,000th Article: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/wiki-celebrates-90000-articles/. Congratulations on the milestone. This summer, the FamilySearch Research Wiki published its 90,000th wiki article—a major milestone since its humble beginnings nearly 12 years ago. … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays August 23, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FindMyPast – https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/did-your-ancestors-have-a-brush-with-the-law. I do hope they go back to using FindMyPast Friday as a label in addition to using the splash that shows a post is a FindMyPast Friday post. New Scottish crime and … Continue reading

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Air Aces of World War One — Malcolm Marsh – Author

Captain Albert Ball V.C. – British Ace 1896 / 1917 Pt.2 In June 1915, Ball decided to take private flying lessons at Hendon Aerodrome, which would in turn give him an outlet for his interest in engineering and also possibly … Continue reading

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Air Aces of World War One — Malcolm Marsh – Author

Oberleutnant Frank Linke – Crawford – Austro – Hungarian Ace 1893 / 1918 Pt.3 The Hansa- Brandenburg D.I had serious liabilities as a fighter plane, it spun easily, had poor forward visibility and its machine gun was mounted well above … Continue reading

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The Inspirational Work of the Women’s Land Army [PHOTOS] – July 1, 2019 FindMyPast

I saw this yesterday on FindMyPast – The Inspirational Work of the Women’s Land Army [PHOTOS] – July 1, 2019 FindMyPast: https://blog.findmypast.com/the-womens-land-army-2639041134.html While the men fought for Britain overseas, the women kept the country afloat back home During the First … Continue reading

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Win a Chance to Have Your Family Mystery Solved! – MyHeritage July 3, 2019

I saw this recently on MyHeritage – Win a Chance to Have Your Family Mystery Solved! – MyHeritage July 3, 2019: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/07/win-a-chance-to-have-your-family-mystery-solved/ I am not sure some of my family mysteries can be solved no matter how much money, time, … Continue reading

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10 Eerie Treaty of Versailles Predictions Found in Old Newspapers – FindMyPast June 28, 2019

I saw this on FindMyPast earlier today – 10 Eerie Treaty of Versailles Predictions Found in Old Newspapers – FindMyPast June 28, 2019: https://blog.findmypast.com/german-reaction-to-the-treaty-of-versailles-2639016468.html. It didn’t take a rocket scientist to predict why this treaty was a bad idea. Why … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays June 28, 2019

I appreciate them posting this early yesterday afternoon – FindMyPast Fridays June 28, 2019: FindMyPast Fridays June 28, 2019. Donegal Workhouses Registers and Minute Books Search for your Irish ancestry through more than 400,000 new and exclusive records from the … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays June 21, 2019

I appreciate them posting this early yesterday – FindMyPast Fridays June 21, 2019: FindMyPast Fridays June 21, 2019. Lancashire Baptisms Over 31,000 additional records are now available to search amongst out collection of Lancashire Baptisms. The new additions cover the … Continue reading

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