Archive for November, 2012

‘Sepia Memories’ WordPress Blog Theme

‘Sepia Memories’ WordPress Blog Theme

Amazon.com Widgets Shop Amazon – Get Up to 80% Back When You Sell Us Your Books I’ve just finished posting my most recent theme design for ‘Sepia Memories‘ to my ‘Empty Nest Themes‘ site. Since it would ideally suit a genealogy or similar blog or website, I thought it would be a good idea to […]

Continue Reading »

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – November 23, 2012

Filed in Uncategorized by on 2012/11/23 0 Comments
FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – November 23, 2012

FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Civil Registration, 1870-2012 Brazil, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965 Brazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1890-2012 Brazil, Piauí, Civil Registration, 1875-2012 Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Miscellaneous Records, 1748-1980 Canada British Columbia, Crown Land Grants, 1869-1930 Ontario Births, 1869-1912 Chile Chile, Santiago, Cementerio General, 1821-2011 Colombia Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600-2010 Czech Republic Czech Republic, […]

Continue Reading »

‘Heredis’ Genealogy Software: They Asked For My Opinion and I Gave It

‘Heredis’ Genealogy Software: They Asked For My Opinion and I Gave It

This morning I awoke to an email from Heredis, the new genealogy software I tried a couple of months ago. I had liked what I saw in the limited trial so much, I purchased the software. Unfortunately, however, I soon discovered the Achilles heel of this software. It interprets unusual date formats in very weird […]

Continue Reading »

I’m Back to Updating the Transcription Projects

Filed in Uncategorized by on 2012/11/19 0 Comments
I’m Back to Updating the Transcription Projects

I fear I’ve neglected my two large transcription projects over the last little while because of dealing with site issues and transferring all of my sites to a new cloud server. Finally, after over one month, I just added another 10 pages to the transcription of David Coon’s Civil War letters (see previous post). I’m […]

Continue Reading »

The Sinking of the “White Ship”

The Sinking of the “White Ship”

During my years of researching the medieval ancestry of Mark and our children, I’ve noticed a recurring theme. Several of the ancestors were casualties of the disastrous shipwreck of the “White Ship”. Although there were actually closer to 300 passengers aboard, I was only able to locate a list of twenty of the casualties. It […]

Continue Reading »

Ideally, I’d Like to See an Open and Free Exchange of Genealogical Data

Ideally, I’d Like to See an Open and Free Exchange of Genealogical Data

  I’ve long been a proponent of the open and free exchange of genealogy data to ensure ready access to information for everyone researching their family history. This morning, however, I read “Cooperation Makes Records Available for Free” at FamilySearch.org and it made me think. As much as I’d like all genealogical data to be […]

Continue Reading »

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – November 14, 2012

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – November 14, 2012

FamilySearch.org Canada Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927 Quebec Notarial Records, 1800-1900 Czech Republic Czech Republic, Land Records, 1450-1889 England England, Kent, Manorial Documents, 1241-1976 Hungary Hungary, Civil Registration, 1895-1980 Ireland Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1814-1855 Italy Italy, Lucca, Lucca, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1866-1929 Slovakia Slovakia, Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1910 South Africa South Africa, Free State Dutch […]

Continue Reading »

Transcription – M. Paul Boily (1922-1998)

Transcription – M. Paul Boily (1922-1998)

M. Paul BOILY A son domicile, le 5 décembre 1998, à l’âge de 72 ans et 8 mois est décédé M. Paul Boily, époux de dame Claire Girard. Il demeurait à Sts-Anges. Les funérailles ont eu feu samedi le 12 décembre 1998 à 11 heures en l’Église de Sts-Anges et de tà  au cimetière paroissial. […]

Continue Reading »

Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
genealogy, ancestry, family tree, research, transcriptions, sources, images, data

This hCard created with the hCard creator.