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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – April 1, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – April 1, 2014

Amazon.com Widgets Shop Amazon – Get Up to 80% Back When You Sell Us Your Books The following are the updates and additions for the Familysearch.org and Ancestry.com sites.   FamilySearch.org Austria Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537-1920 Belgium Belgium, Luxembourg, Civil Registration, 1608-1912 Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800-1912 Brazil Brazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1848-2013 Brazil, […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – March 23, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – March 23, 2014

Below are the updates and additions to date on the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org sites.   FamilySearch.org Argentina Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974 Argentina, National Census, 1869 Australia Australia, New South Wales, Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings, 1841-1987 Australia, New South Wales, Index to Bounty Immigrants, 1828-1842 Austria Austria, Carinthia, Military Personnel Records, 1846-1897 Barbados […]

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David Coon: A Civil War story… and tragedy.

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 […]

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Transcription: Biographies of John Sloan Smeltzer, Jules Hugg, James Keating (in part) and including Jacob and Mary Shellhammer.

Transcription: Biographies of John Sloan Smeltzer, Jules Hugg, James Keating (in part) and including Jacob and Mary Shellhammer.

The following is my transcription from the original image of page 563 of “The History of Westmoreland County”, in my case concerning the Shellhammers, but mentioning the Smeltzer, Chambers, Meeker, Fox, Sloan, Stidard, Lawrence, Wicht, Theibert, Beck, Hugg, and Keating surnames. HISTORY OF WESTMORELAND COUNTY 563 JOHN SLOAN SMELTZER.   The father of John Sloan Smeltzer, […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – January 31, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – January 31, 2014

Recent updates and additions of Ancestry.com and  FamilySearch.org websites.   FamilySearch.org China China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2011 Colombia Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Miscellaneous Records, 1549-1955 Germany Germany, Bavaria, Dinkelsbühl Miscellaneous City Records, 1804-1946 Germany, Bavaria, Fürth, Emigration and City Directories, 1805-1913 Ghana Ghana Census, 1984 Italy Italy, Campobasso, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1918 Italy, Napoli, […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to January 21, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to January 21, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Belgium Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Canada Nova Scotia, Church Records, 1720-2001 Nova Scotia, Queens County, Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith, 1700-1950 England England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936 Germany Germany, Hesse, Stadtkreis Darmstadt, Darmstadt District, Civil Registration, 1876-1925 Indonesia Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Pati, Naturalization Records, 1960-2013 Indonesia, […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – January 14, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – January 14, 2014

As a result of changing hosts, my ‘Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions posts since December 12, 2014 were lost. To replace them, this post will cover as many of the lost links as possible. FamilySearch.org Austria Austria, Vienna Population Cards, 1850-1896 Belgium Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800-1912 Brazil Brazil, […]

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Ancestry.com and the New York City Department of Records provide free access to New York’s vital records index.

Ancestry.com and the New York City Department of Records provide free access to New York’s vital records index.

The New York City vital records index is now available free to family history researchers via Ancestry.com. In today’s press release by Ancestry.com, they “announced the availability of an index to more than 10 million New York City birth, marriage and death records, spanning 1866-1948, for free online at Ancestry.com/NewYork. The new index, made possible […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
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