Tag: WWI

Genealogy News Bites – April 10, 2014

Genealogy News Bites – April 10, 2014

Amazon.com Widgets The Week Adolf Hitler’s wife Eva Braun ‘had Jewish ancestry’ Scientists who extracted genetic material from Eva Braun’s hair found she had Jewish ancestry… Gloucester Citizen Old fashioned baby names dying out: The full list from Ancestry.co.uk Research carried out by Ancestry.co.uk studied birth records for 1905 and produced a ‘top 100′. They […]

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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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Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – March 6, 2014

Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – March 6, 2014

Sorry  for being a little later than usual posting the most recent updates and additions. You will note that FamilySearch.org is not included this time. That is because there have been no additions or changes since the last update post of February 24, 2014. Even Ancestry.com did not have enough changes to warrant a post […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – February 14, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – February 14, 2014

Updates and additions to the databases of Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org FamilySearch.org Australia Australia, Index to Probate Registers, 1841-1989 Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829-1961 Austria Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537-1888 Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1910 Belgium Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1911 Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 Canada Canada, Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987 Dominican […]

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I wait with bated breath for the completion of two amazing new digitization projects by Library and Archives Canada.

I wait with bated breath for the completion of two amazing new digitization projects by Library and Archives Canada.

WWI Expeditionary Force personnel and service records. Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has announced they will be digitizing 640,000 service and personnel records of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF).After being housed at LAC, these files are the most heavily consulted collection and the amount of research being conducted through the use of the paper documents and LAC […]

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War Diary of September 15-16, 1916 at Courcelette for Pte. Joseph Turmaine

War Diary of September 15-16, 1916 at Courcelette for Pte. Joseph Turmaine

War Diary of September 15-16, 1916 at Courcelette for Pte. Joseph Turmaine Report on the Operation by 27th (City of Winnipeg) Battalion, on the morning of September 15th 1916. ————- 28 Reference Sheets COURCELETTE and LE MOUQUET 1/5,000. ———————————————————————– The Battalion left the BRICKFIELDS at 2.00p.m. on 14th Sept. and proceeded to Brigade Headquarters at […]

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Transcription: US, WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 – John Croll Macpherson for John Croll MacPherson

Transcription: US, WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 – John Croll Macpherson for John Croll MacPherson

REGISTRATION CARD SERIAL NUMBER: 1658 ORDER NUMBER: A782 CELL 1 John Crowl Macpherson     (First Name, Middle Name, Last Name) CELL 2 PERMANENT HOME ADDRESS 1230 E. Flanders, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon     (No., Street or R.F.D. No., City or town, County, State) CELL 3 Age in Years     32 CELL 4 Date of Birth     […]

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Ancestry.ca offers free access to military records for Canadians

Ancestry.ca offers free access to military records for Canadians

Free access to military records for Canadians on Ancestry.ca is a definite opportunity not to be missed. For the period of November 7 to 12, 2013, the numerous (over 4.4 million) military records available include: Military Honours and Award Citation Cards, 1900-1961. Nominal Rolls and Paylists for the Volunteer Militia, 1857-1922. Canada, War Graves Registers: […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
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