Tag: Censuses

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – April 17, 2014

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – April 17, 2014

Amazon.com Widgets Shop Amazon – Get Up to 80% Back When You Sell Us Your Books The following are the most recent updates and additions to both Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.   FamilySearch.org Australia Australia, Tasmania, Correspondence of the Immigration Office Concerning the Nomination, Arrival and Settlement of Migrants, 1920-1943 Bahamas Bahamas, Civil Registration, 1850-1959 Belgium […]

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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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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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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – March 13, 2014.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – March 13, 2014.

The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to their collections as of today, March 13, 2014.   FamilySearch.org England England, Norfolk Bishop’s Transcripts, 1685-1941 Germany Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Family Group Sheets, 1830-1900 Mexico Mexico, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980 Sweden Sweden, Kalmar Church Records, 1577-1907; index 1625-1860 Switzerland Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1834 […]

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The Discovery Service at the National Archives in Great Britain

The Discovery Service at the National Archives in Great Britain

The UK National Archives catalogue, which has a free online search, but there are problems. Some knowledge has always been necessary to search the catalogue with any success. The Discovery Service makes it easier for everyone – novice to expert – to search and use the collection. The user is able to search the collection, […]

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David Coon: A Civil War story… and tragedy.

David Coon: A Civil War story… and tragedy.

I spent a great deal of time transcribing the typewritten copies of handwritten letters of David Coon to his wife and children from Confederate prison, marking the days until his subsequent death from disease. The original transcriptions were completed by his son, Dr. William B. Coon in 1913, one for each family member. My father-in-law […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – February 7, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – February 7, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2013 Colombia Colombia, Military Records, 1809-1958 Paraguay Paraguay, Catholic Church Records, 1754-1981 Philippines Philippines, Manila Civil Registration, 1899-1994 Portugal Portugal, Passport Registers and Application Files, 1800-1946 Spain Spain, Diocese of Lugo, Catholic Parish Records, 1550-1930 Spain, Province of Málaga, Municipal Records, 1760-1925 […]

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Researching Welsh Quaker Ancestors in Pennsylvania

Researching Welsh Quaker Ancestors in Pennsylvania

Welsh Quaker ancestors are the major cultural group that comprises the majority of the ancestry of my children (on my husband’s side). One of the benefits of researching this culture is that the people were religious, often educated (could read and write) and were very good at documenting vital statistics and events. As a result, […]

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