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Genealogy News Bites to March 28, 2014

Genealogy News Bites to March 28, 2014

Amazon.com Widgets 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 […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – February 24, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – February 24, 2014

Updates and Additions of the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.   FamilySearch.org Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969 South Africa South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006 Worldwide BillionGraves Index   Ancestry.com Canada Canada, Seafarers of the Atlantic Provinces, 1860-1899 Newfoundland, Canada, Index of Birth, Marriage & Death England Liverpool, England, Catholic Baptisms, 1802-1906 […]

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Collaboration between ancestry.com, familysearch.org, findmypast.com and myheritage.com to process billions of pages of genealogy files.

Collaboration between ancestry.com, familysearch.org, findmypast.com and myheritage.com to process billions of pages of genealogy files.

After 50 years in storage at the Latter Day Saints (LDS) Church records vault, several online genealogy companies will collaborate in their efforts to index, digitize and publish billions of pages of genealogy files and records. The companies involved in the endeavor are familysearch.org, ancestry.com, myheritage.com, and findmypast.com. On its own, familysearch.org was expecting the […]

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Ancestry.com announces expansion of their collaboration with FamilySearch.org, making over 1 billion records from over 67 countries available.

Ancestry.com announces expansion of their collaboration with FamilySearch.org, making over 1 billion records from over 67 countries available.

The following is taken verbatim from a press release from Ancestry.com. On the surface, I was glad to see the records being available for access increasing. However, I read the post on genealogysstar.com describing the author’s point of view, which made me stop to think. It was stated that these new additions were resembling an […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
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