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Genealogy News Bites – April 10, 2014

Genealogy News Bites – April 10, 2014

The Week Adolf Hitler’s wife Eva Braun ‘had Jewish ancestry’ Scientists who extracted genetic material from Eva Braun’s hair found she had Jewish ancestry… Gloucester Citizen Old fashioned baby names dying out: The full list from Ancestry.co.uk Research carried out by Ancestry.co.uk studied birth records for 1905 and produced a ‘top 100′. They then compared […]

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WWII art thefts documented in recently recovered diary of Alfred Rosenberg.

WWII art thefts documented in recently recovered diary of Alfred Rosenberg.

One of my earliest memories is from when I was about five years old, shuffling through a small stack of black and white postcards my parents had collected of Hitler’s compound and bunker, and some of the concentration camps. I was fascinated because my parents had told me what I could understand about the second […]

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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 FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to December 12, 2013

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to December 12, 2013

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Santa Catarina, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1977 Colombia Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600-2012 Portugal Portugal, Viana do Castelo, Catholic Church Records, 1537-1911 United Kingdom England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538-1900 United States California, San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, 1835-1979 Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915 Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Cemetery Records, 1897-2012 Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Miscellaneous Records, 1748-1998 El Salvador El Salvador Catholic Church Records, 1655-1977 Japan Japan, Genealogies, 1700-1900 Peru Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890-2005 Philippines Philippines, Pangasinan, Civil Registration, 1945-1981 United States Idaho, Bonneville County Records, […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.org Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Belgium Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1598-1906 Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1911 Bolivia Bolivia, Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996 Canada Quebec, Notarial Records, 1800-1900 Germany Germany, Prussia, Pomerania Church Records, 1544-1945 Italy Italy, Agrigento, Agrigento, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1866-1942 Japan Japan, Passenger Lists, 1893-1941 Portugal Portugal, Beja, Civil […]

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Oh, the difference one letter can make when using copied documents.

Oh, the difference one letter can make when using copied documents.

This joke is the best illustration I’ve ever seen of the negative effects of working from copied documents instead of originals. This should be on display in every library, archive and genealogy center as a reminder of the perils awaiting. This is something I think about every time I do a transcription, and this type […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Additions and Updates – October 20, 2013

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Additions and Updates – October 20, 2013

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Additions and Updates – October 20, 2013   FamilySearch.org Canada Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927 England England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991 England Marriages, 1538–1973 Ghana Ghana Census, 1984 Russia Russia, Simbirsk Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1782-1858 Russia, Tatarstan Church Books, 1721-1935   Ancestry.com Australia Australia and New Zealand, […]

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