Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 5 Feb 2016.

A roadmap for researching genealogy.

  The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 5 Feb 2016.   FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 5 Feb 2016.   Canada British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938 Italy Italy, Bergamo, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1866-1901 Italy, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935 Italy, Grosseto, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1851-1907 Italy, …

RootsMagic users to soon be able to search Ancestry.com directly via hints.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 1Dec 2015.

Well, it’s finally happening folks!   Ancestry.com and RootsMagic are teaming up, setting the stage for RootsMagic users to soon be able to search Ancestry.com directly via hints.   This is a brand new announcement and as eager as we may be to get to use the new features it’s going to be several months before the …

Transcripton: U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 for Wesley Elmer Blythe

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 for Wesley Elmer Blythe

The following is my transcripton of the U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 for Wesley Elmer Blythe.   (Front …) REGISTRATION CARD FORM #: ?78 No.: 64 ROW 1 Name in Full:     Wesley Elmer Blythe      (Given name, Family name)          Age in yrs.: 26 ROW 2 Home Address:    718 Wayne …

Richard Knight of Newbury, Massachusetts; 1603-1683.

Newbury, Massachusetts; Memorial of First Settlers.

  Richard Knight, 12th great grandfather to our children, Erin and Stuart, was born January 14, 1603 in Romsey, Hampshire, England to William Knight (1568-1630) and Elizabeth (Carter) Knight (1571-    ). He was christened June 28, 1607 at 4 years of age in Melksham, Wiltshire, England.   It is documented that Richard Knight immigrated to Newbury, Massachusetts in 1635 …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 25 Jan 2016.

Flag of Australia

  Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 25 Jan 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 25 Jan 2016.   Canada Ontario Births, 1869-1911 Honduras Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968 Spain Spain, Province of Cádiz, Municipal Records, 1784-1956 Spain, Province of Málaga, Municipal Records, 1760-1956 United Kingdom England and Wales Census, 1861 …

Transcription: John Arundel, Earl of Arundel: Restoration of title, honors.

Arundel Castle, West Sussex, England

The following is my transcription of the portions of pages 155 and 156 of the “History of the House of Lancaster, 1399-1461,” which record the restoration of the title and honors of John Arundel, Earl of Arundel.   The circumstances surrounding this event are described on wikipedia.org as follows: FitzAlan was the son of John …

Transcription: Baptism record of Adelaide Bourgeois.

Baptism of Adelaide Bourgeois

Transcription: Baptism record of Adelaide Bourgeois. ___________________ Original French B 60 Adelaide Bourgeois Cardiné Beauchemin C. Bapt. Roussiand??? Le trois Juin mil huit-cent-cinquante huit nous prétres sausigné avons baptisé Adelaide née aujois ???? du légitime mariage de Pierre Bourgeois cultivateur de cette paroisse et de Olive Martel. Parrain Edouard Augé marraine Adelaide Lemire qui ont …

Heredis genealogy software: Not a viable replacement for Family Tree Maker.

Quaker Meeting House Sign

  Recently, I awoke to an email during the holiday season from Heredis offering a big discount on their newest, 2015 version of their Heredis genealogy software.   I had tried an older version a couple of years ago and liked what I saw.   Unfortunately, however, I soon discovered the Achilles heel of this …