For my recommended Christmas gifts for genealogists list for 2013, I thought I’d concentrate on more obscure, lower cost gifts. Some could even be used as stocking stuffers. Last year’s list was for higher end, higher priced, technically focused gifts for genealogists. So, for this year, I’ve come up with a list of lower […]
It’s amazing what information about the past including people and events can be found by searching through online newspapers, magazines, etc. – even if they are in a foreign language. I’m routinely having to read, translate and understand documents written in their original language such as French, German, Swedish, and so on. My go to […]
FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions FamilySearch.org Italy, Catania, Caltagirone, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1861-1941 Russia, Nizhni Novgorod Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1782-1858 South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006 Spain, Cádiz, Testaments, 1531-1920 Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990 Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957 Missouri, Cole County Circuit Court Case Files, 1820-1926 Montana, Big […]
Deaths by gas poisoning of Daniel and Isabella McDougall tragically caused by their daughter, Agnes.
Deaths by gas poisoning of Daniel and Isabella McDougall tragically caused by their daughter, Agnes. I have found myself fascinated by the stories of the trials, tribulations and tragedies of our ancestors. Sometimes I wonder if I was born too late as my disability, though hidden from others, is completely disabling to me and for […]
Free access to military records for Canadians on Ancestry.ca is a definite opportunity not to be missed. For the period of November 7 to 12, 2013, the numerous (over 4.4 million) military records available include: Military Honours and Award Citation Cards, 1900-1961. Nominal Rolls and Paylists for the Volunteer Militia, 1857-1922. Canada, War Graves Registers: […]