Semi nomadic Sami or Laplander family in Northern Norway or Sweden in traditional clothing.
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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 22 Nov 2016.

  The following is my list of Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 22 Nov 2016.   Featured image: Semi nomadic Sami or Laplander family in Northern Norway or Sweden in traditional clothing.   FamilySearch.org updates and additions.   American Samoa American Samoa, Passenger Lists and Travel Documents, 1918-1965 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 Chile Chile Civil Registration, 1885-1903 Denmark read on…

Porter records in Connecticut
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Transcription: Porter records in Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920; pg 801-804.

The following is my transcription of the Porter records in Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920; pg 801-804 – including that of my children’s 9th great grandfather Deacon Thomas Porter, Jr. and several other ancestors.   [801] (Details) ; Vol. ; Page POMEROY, POMROY, Nathanael m. Susanna (Seymour)*, July 20, 1733.* (“Seymour” in pencil) ; 1 ; 114 Rachel, of Amherst & read on…

List of obituaries from Richmond, Virginia, newspapers.
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List of obituaries from Richmond, Virginia, newspapers.

  The following is my transcription of a list of obituaries from Richmond, Virginia, newspapers.   282 VIRGINIA HISTORICAL MAGAZINE. LIST OF OBITUARIES. FROM RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, NEWSPAPERS.   VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CHRONOCLE.   Name…………………………………….Date of Death……………….Date of Paper    Mrs. Margaret Cleland ………….June 5, 1786……………………Aug. 16, 1786. Mrs. Ann Beall……………………….Sept. 10, 1786…………………Sept. 20, 1786. Chevalier de Laville Brune…….Lately………………………………Sept. 20, 1786. George Harmer……………………..Tuesday, last………………….Wed. read on…

Hon. John Cadwalader; 1805-1879.
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Speech of Hon. John Cadwalader of Pennsylvania.

Speech of HON. JOHN CADWALADER of Pennsylvania, on the legislation of the United States upon the subject of slavery in the territories. Delivered in the House of Representatives, March 5, 1856. ___________ WASHINGTON: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office. 1856. ________________________________________________________________________________ LEGISLATION OF CONGRESS UPON SLAVERY IN THE TERRITORIES The House being in the Committee of the Whole on the read on…

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Be prepared for the ‘ skeletons in the closet ‘ you find.

  Genealogy is exciting, despite the skeletons in the closet one may find. There’s no feeling like solving that family mystery, breaking down that brick wall, or just learning more about one’s family and heritage.   However, not everything we find is good. Of course, this depends on your moral, political and social views. In my own case, I don’t read on…

Map of the coast of Virginia in the 17th century.
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Transcription: Notes from Albemarle Parish Register, Sussex County, Virginia.

  WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE   Quarterly Historical Magazine; VOL. XIV. JULY, 1905. No. 1.   NOTES FROMA ALBEMARLE; PARISH REGISTER, SUSSEX COUNTY, VA.   Amy, daughter of Robert Hicks and Mary his wife, born 7 April, 1742. Absalom, son of Joseph Harwood and Sarah his wife, born 2 August, 1743. Benjamin, son of Willet Robards and Faith his wife, born read on…

An 1866 poster attacking the Freedmans' Bureau.
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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 9 Sep 2016.

Featured image: An 1866 poster attacking the Freedmans’ Bureau.   The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 9 Sep 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 9 Sep 2016.   Australia Australia, Queensland, Maryborough Public Records, 1847-1989 Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933 Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829-2001 Czechoslovakia Czech Republic Censuses and Inhabitant Registers, 1800-1990 Czech read on…