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FamilySearch Adds Over 4.6 Million Indexed Records & Images for Australia, Canada, China, India, Peru, the Philippines, and the USA

The following is from FamilySearch. This posting is of databases announced by FamilySearch on May 18 & 26. FamilySearch has added to its collections more than 4.6 million indexed records and images for Australia, Canada, China, India, Peru, the Philippines, and the United States. Notable collection updates include 327,195 images from the Peru, Lima, Civil […]

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Salt Lake Plaza Hotel Announces New 2015 Research Your Roots #Genealogy Package

The Spring-Summer genealogy research season has begun. If you’re even considering going to Salt Lake City, I’d be making reservations now! I just got new details on the Research Your Roots Package and 2015 Genealogy Rates for the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel. The prices are very affordable, and a good deal – especially when you […]

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FamilySearch Adds Over 2.2 Million Indexed Records & Images to Australia, Philippines, Slovakia, Ukraine, the USA & Zimbabwe

The following is from FamilySearch: FamilySearch adds more than 2.2 million indexed records and images to Australia, Philippines, Slovakia, Ukraine, the United States, and Zimbabwe. Notable collection updates include the 133,189 indexed records from the Zimbabwe, Death notices, 1904–1976 collection; the 78,244 images from the US, Tennessee, Freedmen’s Bureau Field Office Records, 1865–1872 collection; and […]

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Call for Presentations at the Ogden, Utah Family History Conference

I recently received the following announcement and invitation from Shelley Felt. I can’t make it this year, as I’ve moved to Washington State, and am no longer presenting at Saturday seminars. However, my guess is that some of my readers may be interested – either in presenting, exhibiting, and just attending the Conference. Announcement and […]

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FamilySearch Adds Over 125.4 Million Indexed Records & Images to the USA #Genealogy

The following is from FamilySearch: FamilySearch has added more than 125.4 million indexed records and images to collections from the United States. Notable collection updates include the 124,060,301 indexed records from the Find A Grave Index collection; the 830,416 indexed records and images from the US, Michigan Obituaries, 1820–2006 collection; and the 497,490 images from […]

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FamilySearch Adds Over 3.7 Million Indexed Records & Images to Australia, Canada, Isle of Man, South Africa, & the USA

The following is from FamilySearch: FamilySearch adds more than 3.7 million indexed records and images to Australia, Canada, Isle of Man, South Africa, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 1,395,009 images from the Canada, Nova Scotia Probate Records, 1760–1993 collection; the 396,405 images and 396,405 indexed records from the US, BillionGraves Index […]

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Changes at the Family History Library

A few days ago, FamilySearch posted a blog about changes they are making both in layout and in service at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The blog covers the following 5 major points. Click to get more in-depth info from the post itself. Reference desks on the B1, B2, and 2nd floors […]

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FamilySearch Adds Over 10M Indexed Records & Images for Canada, Czech Republic, Ukraine, & USA

The following was received from FamilySearch: FamilySearch has added more than 10 million indexed records and images to collections from Canada, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, New Zealand, South Korea, Ukraine, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 3,427,354 indexed records from the Canada Census, 1911, collection; the 1,334,575 image records from the Czech […]

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FamilySearch Adds Over 3.7 Million Indexed Records & Images to Brazil, Canada, Croatia, England, Germany, Isle of Man, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, and the USA

The following is compiled from the last two collection updates from FamilySearch (those for July 19 and July 25, 2014): During the week ending July 25, 2014, FamilySearch has added more than 1.7 million indexed records and images to collections from Canada, Croatia, Peru, Poland, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 1,160,179 […]

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Conner-Bishop Historical Resource Center to Open at the Utah Genealogy Library Center, Inc. in 2015

I’ve written about the planned Conner-Bishop Library in the past. My dear friend, Ruth Bishop, has been planning to open a genealogy library in the Portland, Oregon area for many years. She’s been collecting books for as long as I’ve known her, which is about 25 years. During the last decade or so, Ruth purchased […]

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UGA South Davis Family History Fair Spring Conference Call For Papers

The following is from Raymon Naisbitt with UGA: ‘In Their Footprints: Honoring Our Heritage’ – Friday & Saturday April 25-26, 2014 Proposals are now being accepted for the Utah Genealogical Association South Davis Family History Fair Spring Conference, which will be held Friday and Saturday April 25-26, 2014 at Woods Cross High School (600 West […]

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Call For Papers for UGA & ICAPGen 2013 Fall Conference with BYU’s Center for Family History & Genealogy Friday & Saturday November 8-9, 2013

Utah Genealogical Association & ICAPGen 2013 Fall Conference ‘50 Years of Excellence’ with BYU’s Center for Family History and Genealogy Friday & Saturday November 8-9, 2013 Proposals are now being accepted for the Utah Genealogical Association & ICAPGen 2013 Fall Conference ‘50 Years of Excellence,’ in conjunction with BYU’s Center for Family History and Genealogy […]

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Room Upgrades Under Way at the Plaza Hotel

The NGS exhibit hall has 75 exhibitors displaying their wares this year. In booth #312, you’ll find my friend, Rich Williams. He’s the Director of Sales & Marketing at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel – and a sponsor of this blog and the Genealogy Newsline. I got the opportunity to visit with him this morning, […]

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Join Us at the UGA Spring Conference in Woods Cross, Utah April 19 & 20!

If you happen to be able to be anywhere close to the Bountiful, Utah area on April 19 & 20, be sure to plan on joining us at the UGA Spring Conference – to be held at the Woods Cross High School. The event used to be called the South Davis Family History Fair, and […]

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2013 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy – Call for Papers

The following was written by BYU Staff: 2013 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy “Strengthening Ties That Bind Families Together” Tuesday, July 30 through Friday, August 2, 2013 Proposals are now being accepted for the 2013 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy which will be held Tuesday, July 30 through Friday, August 2 […]

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