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19 Apr 2017

Researching Your Civilian Conservation Corps Relative

By |19 Apr 2017|National Archives|2 Comments

Interested in researching your Civilian Conservation Corps relative? Try the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Enrollee Records. The CCC was designed to provide jobs for young men, and to relieve their families who could not find work during the Great Depression in the United States, all while improving and conserving open space [...]

25 Mar 2017

Finding Scottish Ancestors Webinar & Guide

By |25 Mar 2017|primary sources, Scotland|Comments Off on Finding Scottish Ancestors Webinar & Guide

Join me on Saturday 1 April 2017 at 10 a.m. PDT, when I present Finding Scottish Ancestors Online. This webinar is part of the 2017 bimonthly series hosted by the Southern California Genealogical Society. Registration is free; sign up to attend clicking here. For FAQs about this webinar, click [...]

2 Mar 2017

Atlas of Historical County Boundaries at Newberry.org

By |2 Mar 2017|databases, genealogy, maps|2 Comments

From the Newberry Library, a wonderful research tool for genealogists researching U.S. locations: the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries at Newberry.org.A project of the William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture at The Newberry Library in Chicago, the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries is a [...]

22 Feb 2017

Genealogy on Facebook List Updated Feb 2017

By |22 Feb 2017|genealogy, research tips, social media|Comments Off on Genealogy on Facebook List Updated Feb 2017

The invaluable Genealogy on Facebook List updated Feb 2017. Compiled by talented genealogist (and my friend) Katherine R. Willson of Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Genealogy on Facebook List contains 10,600+ links to English-speaking Facebook groups & pages related to genealogy & history. Inspired by her success using Facebook to break down [...]