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Genealogy News Bites to March 28, 2014

Genealogy News Bites to March 28, 2014

Amazon.com Widgets Shop Amazon – Get Up to 80% Back When You Sell Us Your Books National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Amara is an online resource that gives individuals, communities, and larger organizations the power to overcome accessibility and language barriers for online videos.  This unique tool is simple to use, collaborative, and fun… National […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – February 7, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – February 7, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2013 Colombia Colombia, Military Records, 1809-1958 Paraguay Paraguay, Catholic Church Records, 1754-1981 Philippines Philippines, Manila Civil Registration, 1899-1994 Portugal Portugal, Passport Registers and Application Files, 1800-1946 Spain Spain, Diocese of Lugo, Catholic Parish Records, 1550-1930 Spain, Province of Málaga, Municipal Records, 1760-1925 […]

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Updates and Additions on Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org

Updates and Additions on Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org

Updates and Additions on Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org   FamilySearch.org Czechoslovakia Czech Republic, Censuses, 1843-1921 Guatemala Guatemala, Civil Registration, 1877-2008 Hungary Hungary, Civil Registration, 1895-1980 Italy Italy, Catania, Catania, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1866-1929 Italy, Mantova, Brede, Parrocchia di Santa Margherita vergine e martire, Catholic Church Records, 1568-1910 Italy, Mantova, Mantova, Censuses (Comune), 1750-1900 Micronesia Micronesia, Pohnpei […]

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My Top 29: Best Christmas Gifts for the Avid Genealogist

My Top 29: Best Christmas Gifts for the Avid Genealogist

  Are you struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift for the beloved Genealogist in your family? Unsure where to start looking? Here is a list of the best genealogy products from a wide range of categories and price ranges. At the very least, it should provide some inspiration.   Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner The one […]

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Ancestry.com Acquired By Permira for $32 Per Share

Ancestry.com Acquired By Permira for $32 Per Share

After weeks – no, MONTHS – of rumor surrounding the possible buyout of Ancestry.com and ongoing negotiations, the company finally announced that it will be acquired for $1.6 billion, or $32 per share by Permira, a European private-equity firm. Permira will focus on expanding the customer base into Western Europe and will expand Ancestry.com’s use […]

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Ancestry.com Buys Digital Photo Sharing Site 1000memories.com

Ancestry.com Buys Digital Photo Sharing Site 1000memories.com

Can it get any easier to scan an old photo with your iPhone or Android phone and import the image from Facebook, Instagram or Flickr? The easiest way is to use 1000memories.com. Once the images are scanned and imported, they can be sorted into ‘Shoeboxes’ for easy access and sharing. You can use the shoeboxes […]

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NARA to Digitize War of 1812 Military Pension Files

NARA to Digitize War of 1812 Military Pension Files

Ever since I discovered my passion for genealogy research, I’ve been conducting the vast majority of my research online. This has been great for the more general information and connections, but there has been a huge gap, that of the more specific information that makes someone’s life story so much more interesting. For the most […]

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Family Tree Research for the Beginner

Family Tree Research for the Beginner

PART I – Have You Considered Researching Your Family Tree If so, now may be the best time you’ll ever find to get started. One of the reasons is Ancestry.com’s free access to the 1940 census over the next few months as new searchable transcriptions and images come online. Now’s the time to check out […]

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

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