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Indiana’s Hoosier genealogy records to be digitized by Ancestry.com.

Indiana’s Hoosier genealogy records to be digitized by Ancestry.com.

The Indiana State Archives have announced that their Hoosier genealogy records will be digitized by Ancestry.com over the next three years. The records include over 13 million birth, death and marriage records from the Hoosier State. Ancestry.com will be absorbing all of the costs of the digitization project, thereby making it possible for these records […]

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23andMe and MyHeritage pool their resources.

23andMe and MyHeritage pool their resources.

The cooperation of 23andMe and MyHeritage to combine their databases for the benefit of their users opens a world of possibilities. As I work year after year researching my family’s ancestry, it becomes apparent that genealogy researchers are becoming more protective of their information. As a result, access to information is more exclusive and expensive. […]

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Owning a home: Military least likely and fire fighters more likely to own.

Owning a home: Military least likely and fire fighters more likely to own.

New analysis from Ancestry.com reveals surprising connections between occupation and owning a home today and since 1900. I found some of the findings described in the following press release by Ancestry.com surprising except for one – the statistic showing that military members are less likely to own a home. Having been raised in a Canadian […]

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MyHeritage, EBSCO to provide genealogy services for institutions.

MyHeritage, EBSCO to provide genealogy services for institutions.

This press release brings great news for genealogy researchers. We’ve seen this in the past with Ancestry.com in libraries and Family Search through local LDS Family History Centers, and now MyHeritage will be partnering with EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to provide genealogy services for worldwide institutions and libraries. PRESS RELEASE October 7, 2014 MyHeritage, the […]

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Relatives of adopted adults are now able to trace family tree.

Relatives of adopted adults are now able to trace family tree.

Press release: Relatives of adopted adults now able to trace family tree. From: Department for Education and Edward Timpson MP First published: 25 September 2014 Part of: Improving the adoption system and services for looked-after children and children and young people Children, grandchildren and other relatives of adopted adults can now trace back through their […]

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23andMe DNA kits offer genetic and health testing in Canada.

23andMe DNA kits offer genetic and health testing in Canada.

23andMe, a genetic testing company that provides genealogy and health data via the 23andMe DNA kits, has announced it is expanding to offer genetic and health testing in Canada. Although I have toyed with the idea of getting a DNA test, I haven’t done so up to now. The announcement of 23andMe’s expansion into Canada […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9 Canada
genealogy, ancestry, family tree, research, transcriptions, sources, images, data

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