Tag: sources

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to January 3, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to January 3, 2014

Amazon.com Widgets Shop Amazon – Get Up to 80% Back When You Sell Us Your Books FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to January 3, 2014 Family Search.org Russia Russia, Tatarstan Church Books, 1721-1939 United Kingdom England and Wales, Birth Index, 1800-1920 England and Wales, Death Index 1800-1920 England and Wales, Marriage Index, 1800-1920 United […]

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Agreement between Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org will enable future release of billions of records.

Agreement between Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org will enable future release of billions of records.

I rarely print press releases since I want this blog to resemble your local community genealogy center or club, where information, data and sources are made freely available and those involved in the pursuit of genealogy can communicate with me and with each other. The last thing I want is for this blog to become […]

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Blythe Genealogy Database update and repair is now complete.

Blythe Genealogy Database update and repair is now complete.

Update, August 1, 2013: The links from within my posts of transcriptions to images and individuals are now reset and functional, and the images, documents and sources on my Blythe Database are now working correctly. If you find a broken link, just enter the  Blythe Database also linked in upper horizontal menu), and go to […]

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The truth according to Scott Phillips is ” the genealogy community needs more respect ” …

The truth according to Scott Phillips is ” the genealogy community needs more respect ” …

I couldn’t agree more that the genealogy community needs more respect except that I would add that our community also needs to exercise tolerance in all ways. I can’t find any reason to disagree with any of his points and I strongly wish everyone would follow his advice. We all have our own methods, beliefs […]

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New to genealogy? Get started with numerous free genealogy sites and tools available online.

New to genealogy? Get started with numerous free genealogy sites and tools available online.

Using available free genealogy sites and tools to the best advantage. I’ve been doing genealogy research for well over fifteen years now and have amassed a database of over 100,000 individuals with supporting sources, images, and documents for over 90% of the individuals, which are available for free download. Yet, I still find new information […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – May 28, 2013

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – May 28, 2013

FamilySearch.org Austria Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537-1888 Brazil Brazil, Piauí, Civil Registration, 1875-2012 Chile Chile, Santiago, Cemetery Records, 1821-2011 China China, Cemetery Records, 1820-1983 China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2011 Czechoslovakia Czech Republic, Censuses, 1843-1921 England England, Cheshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1598-1900 England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910 Honduras Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968 Italy Italy, Ragusa, Modica, […]

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Historica WordPress Genealogy Theme: Ideal for any history, genealogy, or family tree site.

Historica WordPress Genealogy Theme: Ideal for any history, genealogy, or family tree site.

I just posted my newest theme that would lend itself extremely well for any website or blog dealing with family tree, family history, historical and/or genealogy topics. This theme is attractive and features vintage images and documents in a neutral color scheme. If you’re in the market for a great theme for your blog or […]

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Avoiding the quick pace and immediate gratification of ‘Pinball Genealogy’.

Avoiding the quick pace and immediate gratification of ‘Pinball Genealogy’.

Recently I read a post on the dearMyrtle.com blog about ‘Pinball Genealogy’, a general description of which is the quick ‘bouncing’ from one source to another, attaching the obvious data and facts without taking the time to explore the document to fully investigate all the information available. An example of such a document is a […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
genealogy, ancestry, family tree, research, transcriptions, sources, images, data

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