Genealogy Novels

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State Archives Research Grant Applicants Sought

The New York State Archives has announced the availability of awards for qualified applicants to conduct research using historical records in the …

Genealogy

Why You're Probably Related to Nefertiti, Confucius, and Socrates

How far back in time would you need to travel to find a common human ancestor of people living today? The answer is surprisingly recent.<br>Read More

Genealogy

Research Your Roots Using JewishGen begins November 1

The following announcement was written by the folks who manage JewishGen:This course is designed for those researchers relatively new to JewishGen …

Big Data

Address/Telephone Directories from Poland at the Library of Congress

Introduction<p>Although telephone directories are generally not cataloged by the Library of Congress, they are nonetheless valuable resources for …

All blue-eyed people have a single ancestor in common

New research shows that all blue-eyed people share a common ancestor. This person lived more than 6,000 years ago and carried a genetic mutation that has now spread across the world.<p>The exact cause remains to be determined, but scientists do know that eye color began to change long before recorded …

The History of Czech Matriky

I was confused about why the matriky in use today are stored in matriční úřady (registrar’s office), not in the farnost (parish). This did not make …

Birth, marriage and death: How to find vital records

Resourceful journalists know how a birth, marriage or death certificate can yield good leads. We explain how to find these vital records.The post …

Genealogy

How To Read An Italian Civil Birth Act

<i>1863 Birth act of Domenico Luongo</i><p><b>How To Read An Italian Civil Birth Act</b><p>I've had several people ask me how to read these things, so thought I'd post a …

Stato civile napoleonico

Manifest Markings - Occupation Column - District Numbers, 1926-1929

District Number<p>INS Naturalization Offices<p>District Boundaries & Jurisdiction<p>1<p>Boston, MA<p>ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT<p>Providence, RI<p>2<p>New York, NY<p>Southeast NY, …

Manifest Markings - Occupation Column - District Numbers, 1929-1933

District Number<p>INS Naturalization Offices<p>District Boundaries & Jurisdiction<p>1<p>Boston, MA<p>ME, MA, NH, RI, VT, NY (Clinton and Essex Cos. only)<p>New Haven, …

Manifest Markings - Occupation Column - District Numbers, 1933-1943

District Number<p>INS Naturalization Offices<p>District Boundaries & Jurisdiction<p>1<p>Boston, MA<p>ME, MA, NH, RI, VT, NY (Clinton and Essex Cos. only)<p>New Haven, …

Manifest Markings - Occupation Column

In 1926, the occupation column was set aside for annotations relating to the verification of immigration records for naturalization purposes. Since …

Surprise: Ashkenazi Jews Are Genetically European

The origin of the Ashkenazi Jews, who come most recently from Europe, has largely been shrouded in mystery. But a new study suggests that at least …

Anthropology

International Classification of Diseases

<b>ILCD / BCCD (1893)</b><p>(in preparation)<p><b>ILCD Revision 1 (1900)</b><p>all codes, provisional edition [7 kb]<p><b>ILCD Revision 2 (1909)</b><p><b>ILCD Revision 3 (1920)</b><p><b>ILCD</b> …

Taxonomy

The “Secret” Codes On Death Certificates That Can Tell You How Your Ancestors Died

Finding death certificates for our ancestors is a critically important part of family history research. These important records contain information …

Genealogy

#Polish #Genealogy – #Map : Russian-Poland 1914

1914 Russian Poland<p>This maps differs from the one on the MAPS page which is from 1820 which had the original 8 gubernias (aka guberniya or …

Maps

Employees' Record Card Compiled 5 10 12-2 by Katie Chen and Katie Nyulassy

Genetic home testing: why it's not such a great guide to your ancestry or disease risk

Genetic variation is an unavoidable feature of life. As a consequence of this – and unless you are an identical twin – you are genetically unique. …

DNA

Ayn Rand – A Genealogical Examination

<b>05 Feb 1905 Alisa Zinov’yevna Rosenbaum</b> born (St. Petersburg, Russian Empire). She was the eldest of the three daughters of Zinovy Zakharovich …

The Great Migration — #Genealogy #Ships #Immigration |  Stanczyk - Internet Muse™ https://mikeeliasz.wordpress.com/2017/07/29/the-great-migration-genealogy-ships-immigration

JRI-Poland, Miriam Weiner and the Routes to Roots Foundation Licensing Agreement | Jewish Records Indexing Poland

Archive Inventories<p>Inventories of Jewish documents held at the various archives in Poland<p>Polish State Archives<br>• USC Offices (civil records …

Online Records for Poland

Here is a collection of sites with scans/large indexes available, we have arranged them by voivodeship. While this list doesn’t cover everything that …

Family Tree Maker FamilySync versus RootsMagic TreeShare

Ancestry Sync performance comparison<p>FamilySync versus TreeShare<p>RootsMagic released RootsMagic 7.5 featuring TreeSync on 2017 June 28. Software …

Genealogy

When Your Ancestral Forefather Is a Mummy: 19 Descendants of 5,300-Year-Old Ötzi the Iceman Identified In Austria

Those who are lucky enough to have well-kept family records may be able to trace their history back several generations. Some can even track family …

Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast, Inc.

<b> <br>* * * * * Copyright © 2015 PGSCTNE. This material may not be copied, <br>disseminated, reproduced or utilized in any manner without the <br>written</b> …

Rhode Island

Huge genealogical database of Ukrainians born in 1650–1920 opens online

<i>Ukrainian family from the village of Tyshkivtsi, Crownland of Galicia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Ukraine’s Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast), 1890. Photo:</i> …

Looking for Ancestor Naturalization Records?

Are you looking for Naturalization records for an ancestor? Those records can provide so many clues and so much information on an ancestor - such as …