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815 Million US Public Records Added at MyHeritage

The following announcement was made during RootsTech, and there’s been so much going on that I am just now getting around to posting it. Daniel Horowitz actually sent the info to us from the air while flying enroute from Israel. So when I saw him at RootsTech, the first thing I asked was whether this […]

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49,000 1962 Missouri Death Certificates Now Posted Online

Forty-nine thousand 1962 Missouri death certificates are now posted online. Missouri death certificates can’t be posted for 50 years – so the annual January posting is always looked forward to by genealogists doing Missouri family research. The first searchable index to the Missouri death records was posted in April of 2006. There are now 2.36 […]

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New At the Original Record

The following is from The Original Record: 1645-1646 – Astrologer’s Clients William Lilly, an astrologer, kept practice books listing his clients, their questions and the figures or horoscopes that he cast. Their questions relate to stolen property, probable success in any undertaking, ships at sea, health, long-life, love, marriage, pregnancy, &c. The books came into […]

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Ancestry.com to Acquire Footnote

This morning’s announcement that Ancestry.com will acquire iArchives, and thus Footnote.com came as no surprise. It was just a matter of time… And the time was right it seems. As my readers know, I’m a fan of both Ancestry and Footnote, and I wish the merger success. However, I have to wonder if a monopoly […]

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New Databases at The Original Record

The following databases have been added at The Original Record this past week: 1845 – The Yachtsman’s Annual and General Register The Yachtsman’s Annual and General Register gave a description of each of the main yachting clubs in the British Isles, with the names of the officers, a membership list (names and addresses), and a […]

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NewspaperARCHIVE.com Launches an Online Amazon aStore

The following was written by NewspaperARCHIVE.com staff. Cedar Rapids, Iowa (PRWEB) January 22, 2009 – NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the world’s largest online newspaper archive, has launched a storefront featuring genealogy resources, history books, and other research tools. The store is integrated into the existing NewspaperARCHIVE.com store, providing visitors with a single place to find historic reproductions of […]

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