Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 2 Jun 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 2 Jun 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.   Canada Ontario Births, 1869-1912 Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947 Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927 Quebec, Index to Civil Copy of Church Records, 1642-1902 Czechoslovakia Czech Republic Church Books, 1552-1963 Ghana Ghana Census, 1984 India India, Bihar, Koilukh, Pandit Kirtinand …

Millions of digitized records from Virginina are now available on Ancestry.com.

Virginia State House

Thank heavens there are now millions of new digitized records from Virginia available to be searched on Ancestry.com.   My genealogy research on my husband’s ancestry has resulted in several brick walls, but the biggest brick wall is that of the ancestry of Robinson Coke Jones of Virginia. I have exhausted all available records to …

Cemetery Unearthed at Medieval Priory | Archaeology Magazine

Cemetery Unearthed at Medieval Priory.

A cemetery at Littlemore Priory in Oxford has been excavated ahead of the construction of a new hotel. “Burials within the church are likely to represent wealthy or eminent individuals, nuns, and prioresses. Those buried outside most likely represent the laity and a general desire to be buried as close to the religious heart of …

Historic Graveyard Tour at Fort Anne.

Historic Graveyard Tour of Fort Anne.

One of the best things we did on a trip we took to Nova Scotia a few years ago was to see the Graveyard Tour at Fort Anne.   This was during our long awaited driving tour of Acadian heritage sites in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Canada. The first stop we made in Nova Scotia …

Ensure historical documents are stored properly. | Joplin Globe

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Do you have fragile, cherished documents, photographs or textile heirlooms that you have inherited from your ancestors? Unless handled carefully, those items often deteriorate. When storing old textiles such as garments or quilts, experts recommend the items be stored away from heat and high humidity, which means they should not be stored in a basement …

National Aboriginal Photo Identification Project launched by LAC.

National Aboriginal Photo Identification Project launched by LAC.

Every picture tells a story! Spurred by the success of the first phase of the photo identification project with Inuit communities from Nunavut, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is now expanding the project to all Aboriginal groups in Canada.This new chapter of Project Naming is a unique opportunity to contribute to the description and stewardship …

Ancestry.com closes SMGF Database due to controversy over murder case.

Access denied - Ancestry.com closes SMGF Database due to controversy over murder case.

Ancestry.com has decided to suspend access to the SMGF database of genetic information after the resource was used by law enforcement authorities to identify a suspect in a decades-old murder case.   The move came after multiple media outlets reported this month that Ancestry.com had divulged the identity of a donor in the Sorenson Molecular …