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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – April 8, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – April 8, 2014

Following are the newest updates and additions on the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org site to date.   FamilySearch.org Australia Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005 Belgium Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-1910 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2013 China China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2011 Colombia Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600-2012 Haiti Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Civil Registration, 1794-2012 Italy Italy, Bologna, […]

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Transcription: German Pioneers of the Ship Mortonhouse

Transcription: German Pioneers of the Ship Mortonhouse

  Transcription of a passenger list of German pioneers of the ship Mortonhouse, including Ulrich Croll. —————————- Mortonhouse 1729 25 Sworn Before the Governour in Council, 19th August 1729. Cleared from Deal in Great Britain. James Coultas. Rt Charles “At the Courthouse of Philadelphia, August 19th, 1729, … A List was presented of the Names […]

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Transcriptions: Several researched ‘puzzle pieces’, a family story makes: William Archer of Powhatan, Virginia

Transcriptions: Several researched ‘puzzle pieces’, a family story makes: William Archer of Powhatan, Virginia

  WILLIAM ARCHER SR. (grandfather) October 29, 1767 (Virginia Patriot, Richmond, Virginia, pg. 4) STRAYED or STOLEN from Bermuda Hundred the last of January, a light bay horse about five years old, 4 feet nine or 10 inches high, a few white ??? on his forehead, and branded on the rear buttock WK in a […]

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Genealogy News Bites – April 3, 2014

Genealogy News Bites – April 3, 2014

  ID News Roots & Branches: First state death certificates to be on Internet soon “Roots & Branches” reader Matthew Prinkey recently asked for an update that’s been on the minds of many genealogists with Pennsylvania roots since the state loosened access to the early birth and death certificates: When are they coming online? The […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – April 1, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – April 1, 2014

The following are the updates and additions for the Familysearch.org and Ancestry.com sites.   FamilySearch.org Austria Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537-1920 Belgium Belgium, Luxembourg, Civil Registration, 1608-1912 Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800-1912 Brazil Brazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1848-2013 Brazil, Minas Gerais, Catholic Church Records, 1706-1999 Brazil, Piauí, Civil Registration, 1875-2013 Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, […]

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Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Ann Stone of Wyke Regis, Dorset

Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Ann Stone of Wyke Regis, Dorset

  The following is my transcription of the last Will and Testament of Ann Stone of Wyke Regis, Dorset. ____________________ Ann Stone 6. This is the last Will and Testament of ? Ann Stone of Wyke Regis in the County of Dorset widow made and published this twelfth day of March in the year of […]

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William I “The Conqueror,” King of England

William I “The Conqueror,” King of England

William “The Conqueror” I, King of England and 28th great grandfather to my children through their father’s ancestry, was born in  Chateau de Falaise, Normandy, France in 1026 to Robert “le Diable, the Devil” II, Duc de Normandie (999-1035) and Arlette de Falaise (1003-1050), a tanner’s daughter. As he was the illegitimate son of Robert […]

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Genealogy News Bites to March 28, 2014

Genealogy News Bites to March 28, 2014

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Amara is an online resource that gives individuals, communities, and larger organizations the power to overcome accessibility and language barriers for online videos.  This unique tool is simple to use, collaborative, and fun… National Archives (Great Britain) Last autumn we put out a call to the higher education sector for […]

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