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The Mormons are making major changes to their genealogy database to recognize same-sex families / LGBTQ Nation

During Pride Month in June, LGBT people interested in family history received interesting news. Beginning next year, the world’s largest genealogy organization, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will release a redesigned website that will include same-sex families. FamilySearch.org, sponsored by the Mormons, … Continue reading The Mormons are making major changes to their genealogy database to recognize same-sex families / LGBTQ Nation

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Mar

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 1 Apr.

  The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 1 Apr. Featured image: Flag of Argentina. FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 1 Apr.   Argentina Argentina Baptisms, 1645-1930 Argentina, Catamarca, Catholic Church Records, 1724-1971 Argentina, Corrientes, Catholic Church Records, 1734-1977 … Continue reading Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 1 Apr.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Aug 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Aug 2015.

The following lists are of the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Aug 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Aug 2015. Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1869 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 Germany Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927 Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, … Continue reading Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Aug 2015.

most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to May 22, 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 25 Jun 2015.

The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 25 Jun 2015.   FamilySearch Updates and Additions Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 France France, Finistère, Quimper et Léon Diocese, Catholic Parish Records, 1772-1863 Ireland … Continue reading Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 25 Jun 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 15 May 2015.

The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 15 May 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 15 May 2015. Australia Australia, New South Wales, Census (fragment), 1841 Australia, Tasmania, Correspondence of the Immigration Office Concerning the Nomination, Arrival and … Continue reading Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 15 May 2015.

DAR and Ancestryk12 to bring genealogy to the classroom.

Family history resources to be brought to classrooms by DAR and AncestryK12.

The following is a press release concerning a collaboration between DAR and AncestryK12 to foster interest in family history and bring their resources to the classroom. PRESS RELEASE Thursday, April 30, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is … Continue reading Family history resources to be brought to classrooms by DAR and AncestryK12.

Tax fraud.

3 Atlanta women charged for a $2 million tax fraud scheme after mining data on Ancestry.com.

I remember well the debate when there was talk that death record information might be limited because of concerns over the availability of Social Security numbers (SSN) on the certificates.   Like most other genealogists, my defense hackles immediately started to rise, and I looked at … Continue reading 3 Atlanta women charged for a $2 million tax fraud scheme after mining data on Ancestry.com.

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 20 Apr 2015.

The following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 20 Apr 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions   Canada Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927 Belgium Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1912 Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration, 1798-1906 Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 Czechoslovakia … Continue reading Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 20 Apr 2015.

Documents.

Ancestry.com workers caught tossing thousands of records being archived for the U.S. government.

How frightening is the thought that anyone would throw out thousands of records they were supposed to digitize and archive for the government?  This nightmare is reality, as several Ancestry.com workers were caught tossing thousands of records being archived for the U.S. government.   Ancestry.com … Continue reading Ancestry.com workers caught tossing thousands of records being archived for the U.S. government.

DNA testing.

New breakthrough technology from AncestryDNA will facilitate new ancestor discoveries.

The advancements in DNA research and technology are happening so fast, it’s almost impossible to keep up with them. It appears that AncestryDNA has developed a new breakthrough technology that allows the definitive identification of our ancestors back to the 1700s using just DNA testing … Continue reading New breakthrough technology from AncestryDNA will facilitate new ancestor discoveries.

Archives.

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 15 Mar 2015.

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 15 Mar 2015. FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions   Australia Australia, Queensland Cemetery Records, 1802-1990 Canada Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932 Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888 Hungary Hungary, Civil Registration, 1801-1980 Russia Russia, Tula Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), … Continue reading FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 15 Mar 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 7 Mar 2015.

The following are the ancestry.com and familysearch.org updates and additions up to and including 7 Mar 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Mendoza, Catholic Church Records, 1665-1975 Australia Australia, New South Wales, Cemetery, Military, and Church Record Transcripts, 1816-1982 Canada New Brunswick Provincial … Continue reading Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 7 Mar 2015.

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Jan 2015.

Following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions up to 30 Jan 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1895 Canada Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904 El Salvador El Salvador Civil Registration, 1704-1977 Philippines Philippines, Manila, Civil Registration, 1899-1994 United … Continue reading Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Jan 2015.