Ancestry and FamilySearch Updates and Additions to 30 Aug 2015.

Mexican map.

The following are the latest Ancestry and FamilySearch Updates and Additions to August 30, 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions. France France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Censuses, 1872 and 1886 Italy Italy, Bari, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1908 Italy, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935 Italy, Genova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1796-1812, 1838-1859, 1866-1899 Italy, Mantova, Civil Registration …

Mysterious Jamestown burials identified as founders. | Discovery News

Men buried in historic Jamestown are identified.

“Four lost leaders of the first permanent English settlement in the Americas have been identified, thanks to chemical analysis of their skeletons, as well as historical documents. The settlement leaders were mostly high-status men who were buried at the 1608 Jamestown church in Virginia. And all played pivotal roles in the early colony. “They’re very …

Archeological dig at Old Salem uncovers first building erected in Salem. | Winston-Salem Journal

Salem farm house archaeological dig.

“Almost 250 years ago, in frigid February weather, eight craftsmen made the trek from settlements at Bethania and Bethabara to what would soon be known as Salem. Although the Builder’s House was a modest log cabin, it symbolized something much greater: the genesis of Winston-Salem as we know it, said Mo Hartley, the director of …

Native Americans came from Australasia not Siberia: Scientists | Zee News

indigenous people in Australasia

“Debunking the latest discovery claiming that the first people to reach the Americas came from Siberia, now in Russia, around 23,000 years ago, new research proposes that native Americans living in the Amazon bear an unexpected genetic connection to indigenous people in Australasia. The new discovery suggests a previously unknown wave of migration to the …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 22 Jul 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Additions and Updates.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 22 Jul 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.   Canada Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947 Denmark Denmark Deeds and Mortgages, 1572-1928 France France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Censuses, 1872 and 1886 Jamaica Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999 Japan Japan Passenger Lists, 1893-1941 Mexico Mexico Baptisms, 1560-1950 Mexico Deaths, 1680-1940 …

Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Johannis Blythe of 1605.

1605 Will of Johannis Blythe

The following is my transcription of the Last Will and Testament of Johannis Blythe of 1605. By looking at the number of question marks in the texts it’s apparent how difficult transcribing from ‘ye olde Englishe’ is. Any input as to the missing text would be appreciated.   ____________________   The seventh daie of November …

‘It’s part of our history': Visitors marvel at Bluenose II in Halifax | Globalnews.ca

Bluenose II

HALIFAX – The Bluenose II is back in Halifax harbour for the first time in years. Hundreds of Haligonians and tourists boarded the schooner looking for their first glimpse of the restored vessel before its summer sailing season. “Ooh it’s historical, it’s an icon. I never thought I would be on it,” said Amon Zohar, …