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25 Mar 2017

Finding Scottish Ancestors Webinar & Guide

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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 [...]

1 May 2016

Archives MayDay 2016

By |1 May 2016|family papers, family photographs, family records, genealogy, personal digital archiving, preservation, primary sources|Comments Off on Archives MayDay 2016

Today is Archives MayDay 2016 – the one day each year when the entire archives profession pays attention to emergency preparedness by writing, reviewing, and revising disaster preparedness plans. At home, too often our emergency planning takes second place to more pressing demands. So I think it’s smart to take [...]

28 Apr 2016

Visiting Prussia for the Time-Traveling Genealogy Blog Party

By |28 Apr 2016|church records, genealogy, German Research, German translation, primary sources, Prussia|8 Comments

Courtesy of Elizabeth O'Neal at LittleBytesofLife, my entry is Visiting Prussia for the Time-Traveling Genealogy Blog Party Here's this party's theme: You and The Doctor (of Doctor Who fame [who of course is David Tennant – hubba hubba]) have just finished saving the Earth from nasty, alien monsters. As your reward, The Doctor has offered [...]

10 Apr 2016

Free California Digital Archives for Genealogy Part 3

By |10 Apr 2016|archives, digital collections, family papers, family photographs, family records, FamilySearch.org, genealogy, primary sources, States on Sunday|1 Comment

Free California Digital Archives for Genealogy Part 3 is part of  Sassy Jane Genealogy's States on Sunday series, providing links to free digital resources for each of the fifty states. Part 1 featured the major resources available. Part 2 includes institutional and small organization links. Part 3 today concludes the entries for California. The [...]