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14 Jan 2017

Finding German Place Names at Meyersgaz.org

By |14 Jan 2017|digital collections, German Research, German translation|2 Comments

Using the essential Meyers Orts German gazetteer just got easier. Try finding German place names at Meyersgaz.org, which provides maps and translations. Meyersgaz.org is a new site for searching the indispensable Meyers Orts- und Verkehrs-Lexikon des Deutschen Reichs (Meyers-Orts for short). As FamilySearch notes, This gazetteer of the German Empire is [...]

10 Nov 2016

Free Swedish Genealogy Research Alert

By |10 Nov 2016|church records, databases, digital collections, genealogy, immigration records, marriage records, military records, Swedish Research|Comments Off on Free Swedish Genealogy Research Alert

Free Swedish Genealogy Research Alert – on Saturday November 12 and Sunday November 13, ArkivDigital  is providing free access to everyone who wants to try out ArkivDigital All-in-One. New users and users with Base subscription get access to everything in their All-in-One database on both days. Church records, estate inventories, court records, [...]

2 Sep 2016

Updates to FamilySearch Databases August 2016

By |2 Sep 2016|databases, digital collections, FamilySearch.org, genealogy|Comments Off on Updates to FamilySearch Databases August 2016

There's something for everyone in the new updates to FamilySearch databases August 2016: COLLECTION INDEXED RECORDS DIGITAL RECORDS COMMENTS Maine & Massachusetts Case Files of Deceased and Deserted Seamen 1837- 1965 0 16,231 New browsable image collection. United States World War II Draft Registration Cards 1942 0 882,986 Added images to [...]

9 Jun 2016

Updates to FamilySearch Databases June 2016

By |9 Jun 2016|Cook County, databases, digital collections, FamilySearch.org, genealogy|Comments Off on Updates to FamilySearch Databases June 2016

There's something for everyone in the new updates to FamilySearch databases June 2016, including newly indexed records for the following existing databases: California San Francisco County Records 1824‐1997 Connecticut Marriages 1640‐1939 Illinois Cook County Birth Certificates 1871‐1940 Illinois Cook County Deaths 1878‐1994 Iowa Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records [...]