Iceland and Updates and Additions to January 21, 2014 and Updates and Additions 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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Icelandic Ancestry: the Icelandic genealogy database is now available online.

Previously, I wrote about the Incest Prevention App called ‘Sifjaspellsspillir’ or ‘Incest Spoiler’. It was created by University of Iceland students for a contest by the Íslendingabók database and its purpose is to alert two people of a possible familial connection when they tap their phones. Today, in a related story, the “Icelandic Roots: Genealogy, […]

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Debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy fascinates.

There will always be debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy. I am so lucky that we have such a wide range of ancestries and national origins in my husband’s and my family trees. Those who have read my posts before are already well aware that our ancestries branch off from four (or five) […]

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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 specific naming […]

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Ingenius incest prevention app created by University of Iceland students.

I previously wrote an article about my fascination with the ‘science of husbandry on a human scale‘. My interest in this subject was piqued by my own Acadian ancestry and the Acadians’ practice of ‘managing’ biological relationships through the church in order to safeguard against close relatives marrying and having children. This has been a […]

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        Here are the updates and additions of the past few days from both and This batch includes a much larger concentration of foreign records including Switzerland, Paraguay, Honduras, Isle of Man and Gibraltar – to just name a few.   Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930 […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9 Canada
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