Semi nomadic Sami or Laplander family in Northern Norway or Sweden in traditional clothing.
New York

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 22 Nov 2016.

  The following is my list of Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 22 Nov 2016.   Featured image: Semi nomadic Sami or Laplander family in Northern Norway or Sweden in traditional clothing.   FamilySearch.org updates and additions.   American Samoa American Samoa, Passenger Lists and Travel Documents, 1918-1965 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 Chile Chile Civil Registration, 1885-1903 Denmark read on…

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New York

Transcription: Civil War Letters of Private David Coon (1824-1864)

Transcription of the final pages of this extensive project of the Civil War Letters of Private David Coon was completed April 10, 2013.   Page 1… FOREWORD. The following letters, written by David Coon to his wife and children, are here collected, carefully copied from the originals. Many of the letters were written on such scraps of paper as were read on…

David Coon and Mary Ann (Adams)
New York

David Coon: A Civil War story… and tragedy.

I spent a great deal of time transcribing the typewritten copies of handwritten letters of David Coon to his wife and children from Confederate prison, marking the days until his subsequent death from disease. The original transcriptions were completed by his son, Dr. William B. Coon in 1913, one for each family member. My father-in-law now holds one of the read on…

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions
New York

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Sep 2016.

Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Sep 2016. Featured image: Canal in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Sep 2016.   Argentina Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974 Australia Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005 Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration of Births, 1899-1912 Australia, Victoria, Inquest Deposition Files, 1840-1925 Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Catholic Church Records, read on…

The Gravensteen in Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium
New York

Ancestry.com and Familysearch.org updates and additions to 15 Aug 2016.

  Ancestry.com and Familysearch.org updates and additions to 15 Aug 2016.   Featured image: By Paul Hermans from nl, CC BY-SA 3.0 Familysearch.org updates and additions to 15 Aug 2016.   Belgium Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1914 Czechoslovakia Czech Republic Church Books, 1552-1963 Czech Republic Land Records, 1450-1889 Czech Republic, School Registers, 1799-1953 Norway Norway, Probate Index Cards, 1640-1903 read on…

Get free access to over 300,000 e-book titles available at the NYPL.
New York

Get free access to over 300,000 e-book titles available at the NYPL.

  I’ve said it numerous times before, and I’ll say it again…   E-books are at the very top of my list of resources for genealogical and historical research – and now there are over 300,000 more titles for me to explore – and if there’s any way I can snag a library card at the New York Public Library (NYPL), read on…

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions
New York

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 13 Jul 2016.

  The following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 13 Jul 2016.   FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 13 Jul 2016.   El Salvador Civil Registration El Salvador, 1704-1990 Hungary Hungary Civil Registration, 1895-1980 Italy Italy, Benevento, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1810-1942 Peru Peru, La Libertad, Civil Registration, 1903-1998 Spain Spain, Diocese of Cartagena, Catholic Church Records, read on…

American Flag Commemorating WWII
New York

My favorite and most used US genealogy research links.

  The following is my extensive list of my favorite and most used US genealogy research links. Although the vast majority of these are free, there are a few paid sites included that I do subscribe to – simply because I find them invaluable.   Acadian Marriages to Amerindians Access Genealogy American Antiquarian Society American – Canadian Genealogical Society American read on…