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Ancestry Adds 1940 Indexes for 12 More States & is Now up to 37 States plus Washington D.C.!

The following is from Matthew Deighton at With today’s addition of 12 states (18 million records) to the 1940 US Federal Census, now has 37 states and Washington DC fully indexed and searchable on the site. All of the 1940 US Census will be free through 2013. Number of records per state: Alaska: […]

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76M New US Historic Records & Millions more for Brazil, China, Ireland, Italy, Russia, & Spain Added at

The following information is from 76 million much-anticipated state census, naturalization, immigration, and vital records were added this week for 22 states, including Ohio, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Since partnering with the National Archives of Italy to digitally preserve and index its civil registration, more than 24 million images have been published […]

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76 New & Updated USA Vital Records, State & School Census, and Tax Record Databases Posted at

The following U.S.A. vital-records oriented databases have been recently added or updated at This blog covers 76 new and updated entries. We’ve also updated four of our five of the GenealogyBlog Online Database Links Files. See: United States Birth & Christening Records Found at United States Marriage Documents & Indexes Found at […]

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Updates to FamilySearch Vital Records: February 1-13, 2012

The following U.S.A. vital-records oriented databases have been added or updated at since January 31st. 15 new data items have been added for nine States. In addition, these updates have been made to U.S. Censuses: 1790, now at 410,887 records and 6,398 browsable images 1800, now at 540,614 records and 18,862 browsable images 1810, […]

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Civil War — Another State

Several weeks ago I reviewed Civil War in Kansas, one of series of books by different authors about the Civil War on a state and territory level. In the review, I discussed the value of studying history beyond the stories of our own ancestors. Local and world events shaped the course of lives, including our […]

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United States Birth & Christening Records at

UNITED STATES BIRTH AND CHRISTENING RECORDS AT FAMILYSEARCH.ORG Last Updated: 5 November 2015   Alabama, Births and Christenings, 1881-1930 — Searchable Index — Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of Alabama. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, […]

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United States Death & Probate Documents & Indexes at

UNITED STATES DEATH & PROBATE DOCUMENT & INDEXES AT FAMILYSEARCH.ORG Last Updated 5 November 2015   Alabama, Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952 — Searchable Index — Name index to death and burial records from the state of Alabama. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set […]

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United States Marriage Documents & Divorce Records at

UNITED STATES MARRIAGE & DIVORCE RECORDS AT FAMILYSEARCH.ORG Last Updated: 5 November 2015   Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950 — Searchable Index and Browsable Images — This collection of marriage records for Alabama counties includes: a) indexed records with images; b) indexed records without images; and c) images which can be browsed but do not have […]

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Richardson’s Statement About His Non-Pardon of Billy the Kid

Posted at: 12/31/2010 9:01 AM By: Governor’s Office Billy the Kid is not dead. He was shot through the chest on the night of July 14, 1881 by one of the most famous lawmen of the American Old West. His body fell to the floor, glass-eyed and lifeless. His corpse was buried where it expired, […]

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Hispanic History Fresco Goes on Exhibit in Albuquerque

The following teaser is from an article that was published several days ago, on the eighth of October, in USA Today. I missed it, so am posting it now… If a picture is worth a thousand words, an epic artwork being unveiled [last] Sunday in Albuquerque speaks volumes. It took more than nine years of […]

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New Mexico Newspapers to be Digitized & Available Free Online

I see that more digital newspapers will be coming online at the “Chronicling America” site soon. Now it’s New Mexico papers. Cool… Following is an excerpt from an article in the August 16, 2010 edition of the Daily Lobo. UNM Libraries received a more than $350,000 grant to resurrect hundreds of thousands of New Mexico […]

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The 101 U.S.A. Vital Records Databases at the FamilySearch Beta Website is Nearing 65 Million Records

The Vital Records found at the Family Search beta website continues to grow. Millions of birth, marriage, and death records — both indexes and digitized documents can be found at the site. As of August 8, 2010, I count 64,735,265 records for United States vital records, covering 33 states and the District of Columbia. Twenty-five […]

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Over 300 Million New Names Added Online @ the New Site

The following information was received this morning from Paul Nauta with FamilySearch: There were over 150 new collections added or enhanced this week at FamilySearch volunteers indexed over 120 million records — over 300 million new names — from original source documents to accomplish this great feat. The massive release was announced this past […]

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New Small Databases at Family Tree Connection

The following small databases were recently added to the Family Tree Connection database: ALABAMA Alabama’s White Regiments during the Spanish-American War – Southern Martyrs. A History of Alabama’s White Regiments during the Spanish-American War, Touching Incidentally on the Experiences of The Entire First Division of the Seventh Army Corps. By Seargeant M. Koenigsberg. Birmingham High […]

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Collections Added at the FamilySearch Record Search Pilot Site

Thanks to Paul Nauta for the following info.: Twelve new collections were added to the FamilySearch Record Search pilot this week. International collections were added for Argentina, Australia, Mexico, Netherlands, and Spain. New United States collections were added for Delaware, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Rhode Island, and Utah. Happy searching! These collections can be searched for […]

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