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Finding Elusive Records on FamilySearch

If a basic search on FamilySearch.org is the only approach you use to find your ancestors, you might be missing out on a lot of potential …

Genealogy

The ‘search angels’ who reunite birth families on Facebook

How one online search group is working to connect adoptees with their origins.<p>Last year, Jim Pete, an elementary school teacher in McCain, PA, was in …

Genealogy

Free to Use and Reuse: The Story of Abraham Lincoln

President Abraham Lincoln (center) with Allan Pinkerton (left) and Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand at Antietam, Md., October 1862. Photograph by …

Abraham Lincoln

Library of Congress Makes 25 Million Records Available for Free

In its largest digital release to date, the Library of Congress is making 25 million records available for free online. As the United States' oldest cultural institution, the organization holds an incredible amount of information—books, music, manuscripts, maps, and other visuals.<p>The records …

MARC Distribution Services (data set): Cataloging Distribution Service, Library of Congress

These electronic services are your source for MARC records, delivered via FTP (File Transfer Protocol). MDS offers cataloging records, available in …

Finding “Hidden” Records on FamilySearch

If you are reading this, you are most likely familiar with searching for records on FamilySearch. What you may not be familiar with are three types …

Search 40 Million Historic U.S. Newspaper Pages for Free!

For the last 3 years I have been tracking the online collections made available by the Advantage Preservation company who has contracted with several …

Genealogy

How to opt out of Family Tree Now. Because, yikes!

Online privacy is becoming harder and harder to wrangle. Remember Spokeo? Well, recently there’s been a ton of buzz about a newish site called Family …

Genealogy

Clues in a Curious Old Family Photo: The First Mannequin Challenge?

It's not the first time a family photo begs the question "What were they thinking?" That's the case with this image of family sitting as though …

Genealogy

23 Non-Genealogy Websites That Genealogists Really Should Use - Family Tree

Reap the rewards of expanding your online family history research to these 23 not-just-for-genealogy websites.

Genealogy

Status of Land and Probate Records on FamilySearch

The LDS Family History Library has over 2.5 million microfilms of records on every conceivable type of historical record, including land and probate …

Who Actually Owns the Family Tree You Have Online?

Do you host your family tree online? Have you backed up your genealogy files to the cloud? If you said yes to either question, you are certainly not …

Genealogy

Top 3 Reasons Why FamilySearch Historical Records Articles Should Be Your Favorite Research Resource

The FamilySearch Wiki is home to thousands of helpful articles and resources to make genealogy research easier for you. A terrific, though sometimes …

Genealogy

Stimulating Ancestry Member Tree Hints

<b>Some time ago, I noticed that I could "stimulate" Record Hints on my Ancestry Member Tree.</b> That is, just by showing someone in my Ancestry Member …

Part 4 ~ Genealogy Without Family Tree Maker

<i></i><i></i><i><br>This is part 4 of an ongoing series documenting my search for a desktop/laptop genealogy software package to replace the retiring Family Tree Maker</i> …

Replacing Family Tree Maker, Part 5: Importing Your FTM Tree into MacFamilyTree 7

Details about MacFamilyTree 7* Application: MacFamilyTree Current Version: 7 Supported OS: Mac Price: $49.99 (limited demo available) Publisher: …

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4 Fabulous Ways to Use the Library of Congress for Genealogy

The Library of Congress (LOC) is a dream destination for many U.S. genealogy researchers, but most of us can’t get there in person. Here are 4 …

Genealogy

Bookworm Genealogy: How to Find Digitized Books on FamilySearch.org

Census and vital records are important for family researchers, but resources originally published in book form can be incredibly valuable for …

Genealogy

Online Historical Newspaper Collection of the Day - Michigan Digital Newspaper Portal

Source: Central Michigan UniversityOne of my two most favorite things about genealogical research is finding stories about my ancestors in old …

Genealogy

Search Over 500 Million More Records (page 2)

Free genealogy records do exist on the internet. They are just scattered across many hard-to-find websites. The powerful Genealogy Search Engine …

Genealogy

The ONE Absolute BEST Way to Find More Ancestor Articles in Historic Newspapers Online

Other than making sure that you are searching in the right place geographically and using a date range that fits your ancestors lives, what follows …

Genealogy

Michigan Newspaper Research Resources - Must See Website

For those of you who follow this site, The Ancestor Hunt, you know that I provide an extensive list of links to free online historical newspaper …

Genealogy

What was life really like in the place your ancestors lived?

Introduction<p>Okay, so you have trawled the census and your tree is filling up nicely with the names of your ancestors but what then? What were they …

Genealogy

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<b>Political & administrative status of the Province</b><p>The Prussian province of Posen (Poznan) was established in 1815 and comprised the major part of the …

Europe

New York Online Historical Newspapers Summary - Updated 2015

New York is one of the states that does not have a central state-wide online repository for searching historical newspapers. Several states use the …

Genealogy

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Online Historical Newspaper Collection of the Day - Google News Archive

Today's collection is <b>the Google Newspaper Archive</b>. This is a collection of almost 2,500 old (and some newer) newspapers. The collection is brought to …

Genealogy

Do I have a direct ancestor who served in the Civil War?

<b>Census records can also help identify Civil War veterans.</b><p>Once you've identified what area of the country your family was living in, you can look for …

Genealogy

Best Family Tree Websites of 2015 - Family Tree

Find ancestors, share your results, and back up your research online with these family tree building websites. Backupmytree.com Computer crashes …

Best Historical Newspaper Websites of 2015 - Family Tree

These websites are great resources for digging through obituaries and other newspaper articles to track down ancestors. Elephind The goal of this …

Genealogy