Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 9 Sep 2016.

An 1866 poster attacking the Freedmans' Bureau.

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 …

Permanently label media and files with identifying information.

Permanently label media and files with identifying information.

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The ancestor quest: humor, poems and prose for Genealogists.

Funny genealogy.

I have gathered and transcribed several items of humor, poems and prose for Genealogists that have touched me in some way. The ones I have selected and printed below are my favorites of the hundreds that can be found – and the ones that hit home the most.     Dear Ancestor   Your tombstone …

Genealogy Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Charles G. Blythe.

Tombstone of Charles G. Blythe.

  The following is my genealogy transcription of the Last Will and Testament of Charles G. Blythe of 22 May 1913, probated 19 Jan 1914 in Covington, Fountain County, Indiana.   THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT   of Charles G. Blythe, of the city of Covington in the County of Fountain and State of Indiana …

Genealogy transcription: Biography of Eli Kirk Price of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Eli Kirk Price Sr.

  The following is my transcription of the biography of Eli Kirk Price of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania taken from “The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Pennsylvania of the Nineteenth Century;” Galaxy Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1874; pages 109-110.]┬áThe originals and more on this individual and family are available on Blythe Genealogy.   Price, Hon. Eli Kirk, Lawyer, was born …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.

Salem, Massachusetts: Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.

  The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to date.   Although I have worked in the past to post these each week, I’m finding that the updates are not as regular as they used to be and therefore, it’s much better to post them every two weeks (approximately).   FamilySearch.org Updates …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Nov 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.

The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Nov 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Nov 2015.   Colombia Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1576-2014 Guam Guam, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1947-1952 Moldova Moldova Church Books, 1811-1936 Poland Poland, Evangelical Church Books, 1700-2005 Russia Russia, Tatarstan Church Books, 1721-1939 United …

Are free genealogy databases a thing of the past?

Free genealogy databases and websites.

  In almost twenty years of genealogy research, I have found a considerable amount of the sources, data and images on free genealogy databases online. They still exist in large numbers and can be very valuable.   You might ask, “Are free genealogy databases a thing of the past?”   You might think so, but …