Genealogy News Bites – April 10, 2014

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 then compared […]

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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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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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WWII art thefts documented in recently recovered diary of Alfred Rosenberg.

One of my earliest memories is from when I was about five years old, shuffling through a small stack of black and white postcards my parents had collected of Hitler’s compound and bunker, and some of the concentration camps. I was fascinated because my parents had told me what I could understand about the second […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to December 12, 2013

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Santa Catarina, Catholic Church Records, 1714-1977 Colombia Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600-2012 Portugal Portugal, Viana do Castelo, Catholic Church Records, 1537-1911 United Kingdom England, Bristol Parish Registers, 1538-1900 United States California, San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, 1835-1979 Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915 Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Cemetery Records, 1897-2012 Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Miscellaneous Records, 1748-1998 El Salvador El Salvador Catholic Church Records, 1655-1977 Japan Japan, Genealogies, 1700-1900 Peru Peru, Puno, Civil Registration, 1890-2005 Philippines Philippines, Pangasinan, Civil Registration, 1945-1981 United States Idaho, Bonneville County Records, […]

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Transcription: Obituary for Doyle Clement Cadwallader (1925-1944)

Obituary of Doyle Clement Cadwallader (1925-1944) from the October 20, 1944 Press Gazette. OBITUARY “In the midst of life we are in death. In the moment that ye think not, In the twinkling of  an eye, The Angel of Death may appear.” The foregoing quotation seems to me very fitting for Doyle Clement Cadwallader, whose […]

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Transcription: US WWII Draft Registration Card for Albert Rascher

Transcription: US WWII Draft Registration Card for Albert Rascher REGISTRATION CARD — (Men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) Line 1 SERIAL NUMBER: U827 NAME: Albert Rascher ORDER NUMBER: Line 2 PLACE OF RESIDENCE: R.F.D. No. 1 – Arlington Heights Cook Illinois (The place of residence given […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9 Canada
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