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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to August 7, 2015.

Ancestry.com Updates and Additions.

Following are the most recent FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to August 7, 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Corrientes, Catholic Church Records, 1734-1977 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 Colombia Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600-2012 Peru Peru, Baptisms, 1556-1930 Peru, Deaths, 1750-1930 Peru, Marriages, 1600-1940 United States Texas, Marriages, 1837-1973 United States Census,

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Jul 2015.

Mexican map.

The following are the latest Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to July 30, 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions. France France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Censuses, 1872 and 1886 Italy Italy, Bari, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1908 Italy, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935 Italy, Genova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1796-1812, 1838-1859, 1866-1899 Italy, Mantova, Civil Registration (State

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 15 Jul 2015.

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 15 Jul 2015.

The following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 15 Jul 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions   Australia Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration of Births, 1899-1912 Belgium Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1910 Germany Germany, Saxony, Dresden, Citizens’ Documents and Business Licenses, 1820-1962 Philippines Philippines, Civil Registration (Archives Division), 1902-1945 Philippines, Civil Registration

Transcription: London Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812

London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812

The following is my transcription of two pages of the London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials register of 1538-1812. These two pages cover 1607-1609 specifically. ___________________ For assistance with translating the dates, see my post Learning to transcribe from ye olde English and Latin. ___________________ The image links directly to the original document. You can

A breakthrough in the mysterious Melanson genealogy?

Melanson Village Community Hall

A while ago, I learned a valuable lesson after reading an email about a breakthrough in the research on the mysterious Melanson genealogy. I should not read emails on my tablet just before turning off the bedroom light. This email contained some exciting information that was essentially a breakthrough in the mysterious Melanson genealogy.  

David Coon: A Civil War story… and tragedy.

David Coon and Mary Ann (Adams)

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

Learning to transcribe from ‘ye olde englishe’ and latin.

Learning to transcribe old documents.

Transcribing the baptism register from Norfolk, England in my previous post, “Transcription and Translation: Baptism of Elizabeth Stalham and others from the St. George Tombland Church register” was particularly problematic for me, requiring my learning to transcribe from ‘ye olde englishe’ and latin.   I am familiar with transcribing in several languages such as German,