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

Convict labourers in Australia in the early 20th century.

  The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 13 Jun 2016.   featured image: Convict labourers in Australia in the early 20th century.   FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 13 Jun 2016.   Argentina Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981 Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 Denmark Denmark, Probate …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 1 May 2016.

Coach Depot, Webster & Rometch in Hobart, Tasmanania in the early 1900s.

  The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 1 May 2016.New Hampshire Birth Certificates, 1901-1915 Featured image: Coach Depot, Webster & Rometch in Hobart, Tasmanania in the early 1900s. FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 1 May 2016.   Canada New Brunswick, Saint John, Saint John, Burial Permits, 1889-1919 Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869 …

What we don’t hear about the battle of Vimy Ridge.

Recovering the wounded at Vimy Ridge.

  Today starts the 99th anniversary period (April 9-16th) of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, in honor of which I am posting this article previously written and included several links to other posts with information about my ancestors and Vimy Ridge.   The Battle of Vimy Ridge was fought largely by Canadian troops consisting of …

Transcription: John Arundel, Earl of Arundel: Restoration of title, honors.

Arundel Castle, West Sussex, England

The following is my transcription of the portions of pages 155 and 156 of the “History of the House of Lancaster, 1399-1461,” which record the restoration of the title and honors of John Arundel, Earl of Arundel.   The circumstances surrounding this event are described on wikipedia.org as follows: FitzAlan was the son of John …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 7 Jan 2016.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.

The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 7 Jan 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 7 Jan 2016.   Australia Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829-2001 Belgium Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913 Italy Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865 Sweden Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860 United States Alaska, …

Transcription: Charles Keefer; Biographical Sketches of Old Settlers and Prominent People of Wisconsin

  Transcription of biography of Charles Keefer from “Biographical Sketches of Old Settlers and Prominent People of Wisconsin.” Excerpt from: Biographical Sketches of OLD SETTLERS and PROMINENT PEOPLE of ….WISCONSIN…. _____ Vol. I. _____ Waterloo, Wis., Huffman & Hyer, Publishers. 1899. _________________________________________________ CHARLES KEEFER AMONG the class of hardy pioneers who left their Ohio homes, …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 21 Dec 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 17 June 2015.

Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 21 Dec 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 21 Dec 2015.   Australia Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration (District Registers), 1839-1938 Italy Italy, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935 Italy, Pescara, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1929 Italy, Ragusa, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1900-1940 Italy, Savona, …

It’s important to know naming conventions for genealogy #namingconventions.

Naming conventions in genealogy.

  I have learned to pay close attention to the names of individuals in my research as knowledge of naming conventions can be key to investigating a family’s genealogy. Frequently, the names provide valuable clues to the answers to my questions.   Individuals from differing cultures, time periods, religions and families were known to follow …