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My favorite genealogy research links for general searches.

eBooks from Google eBooks and Internet Archive.

The following are my favorite genealogy research links for broad, more general searches.   General Cyndi’s List Family Old Photos Family Search Free Databases for Genealogical Searching GenGateway – Gateway to everything genealogy. Google eBooks – Some titles are entirely available for free. Henry Project (The) – Fairly well researched private site. OliveTreeGenealogy Olive Tree

Tragic gas poisoning deaths of Daniel and Isabella McDougall.

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, and this story about the deaths by gas poisoning of Daniel and Isabella McDougall tragically caused by their daughter, Agnes is no exception. Sometimes I wonder if I was born too late as my disability, though hidden from others,

Ancestry and FamilySearch updates and additions to 14 Aug 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions.

The following are the Ancestry and FamilySearch updates and additions to 14 Aug 2015.   FamilySearch updates and additions to 14 Aug 2015. Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 France France, Finistère, Quimper et Léon Diocese, Catholic Parish Records, 1772-1863 Peru Peru, Arequipa, Civil Registration, 1860-1976 Peru, Junín, Civil Registration, 1881-2005 Peru, Lima, Civil Registration,

Jeremiah Williams: Who are his real parents?

Who are Jeremiah Williams' true parents?

My entries for Jeremiah Williams on the Blythe Genealogy website and database have turned out to be one of those situations where I had erroneous information for his parents. As is my usual practice, I had found references to Joseph Williams and Lydia Olney in personal correspondence and online trees. Since these are notoriously inaccurate,

My list of the best genealogy links for Acadian research.

The Acadian expulsion.

Of the dozens of nations represented in our family’s genealogy, there are four distinct branches – two of which are on my side and two on my husband Mark’s side. There are certain sites that I return to time and again for my research and the best genealogy links for Acadian research are listed below.

Mrs. Victor Murdock – Washington Post, March 28, 1915.

Portrait and short profile of Mrs. Victor Murdock in The Washington Post issue of March 28, 1915. Text transcription: WIFE OF WELL-KNOWN STATESMAN, LONG PROMINENT IN CONGRESSIONAL CIRCLES MRS. VICTOR MURDOCK During the ten years of her husband’s service in Congress as a representative from Kansas, she has been a notable figure in society. ____________________

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,