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 …

One week. 100,000 online volunteers. Time to “Fuel the Find!” | FamilySearch

Genealogy indexing.

A record-setting 100,000 online volunteers are expected to participate in the second annual Worldwide Indexing Event, facilitating millions of discoveries for eager family history researchers. Scheduled for August 7–14, the event will show how anyone with a computer and Internet connection can help “Fuel the Find” by making information from historical documents easily searchable online. …

John Blyth, Edward Blyth and Richard Chatterton, Sr.: Examination of their relationship.

Louth Church, Lincolnshire

Since I previously posted about the Blyth and Chatterton families of Lincolnshire, England, I have received a few inquiries about my sources and other information as some have conflicting information.   Blyth / Blythe being such a common surname in Lincolnshire at the time, and the given names in question of John, Mary, etc. also …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 15 Jul 2015.

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 15 Jul 2015.

The following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 15 Jul 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions   Australia Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration of Births, 1899-1912 Belgium Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1910 Germany Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizens’ Documents and Business Licenses, 1820-1962 Philippines Philippines, Civil Registration (Archives Division), 1902-1945 Philippines, Civil Registration …

Archaeological dig at P.E.I.’s Roma site unearths rare item. | The Guardian

Archaeological dig unearths rare item.

Officials delight in unique find of buttons in Roma at Three Rivers site that could be 250 years old.   MONTAGUE – A rather remarkable find turned up at an archeological dig on Brudenell Point this week. Volunteers, students and First Nations folk were participating in the public dig on the foundation of the 200-year-old …

Recorded Acadien history to be found at museum.

Acadien History

As we inch closer to the Grand Réveil Acadien this fall, events surrounding the nine-day commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the Acadiens arrival here have come into sharp focus.   And that focus is made with a wide angle lens as activities from Houma to Opelousas are set to take place from October 3-9. …

Irish Catholics can trace ancestry back 300 years.

Potato Famine Plaque.

From today, people of Irish Catholic ancestry will be able to trace their origins back 300 years. The entire collection of Catholic parish register microfilms held by the National Library of Ireland – close to 400,000 films – has gone live online.   The National Library of Ireland has been working to digitize the microfilms …