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Only 1 1/2 Weeks Left to Save on Your NGS Las Vegas 2013 Registration!

Have you registered for the conference yet? The deadline for the early bird discount and ordering a print syllabus is March 19. That’s only a few days away! If you put it off much longer, you’ll miss out on major savings. After that date, the NGS member price will increase from $195 to $230 for […]

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Las Vegas, the Marriage Capital of the World – Infographic

According the Matthew Deighton, at Ancestry.com, “it turns out that what happens in Vegas stays online. Ancestry.com has nearly 300 million marriage records, spanning all 50 states, more than 16 countries and 500 years including the Nevada Marriage index from 1956 to 2005.” The following InfoGraphic is from Ancestry.com:

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New Collections from Nevada and South Africa at FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch added new searchable collections online this week for Nevada and South Africa plus additional free records for Austria, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Korea, Peru, Portugal, Spain, and the United States. Search these diverse collections and 2.8 billion other records for free at FamilySearch.org. Searchable historic records are made available on FamilySearch.org through […]

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New & Updated USA Vital Records Databases at FamilySearch.org

The following U.S.A. and Canada vital-records oriented databases have been recently added or updated at FamilySearch.org. We’ve also updated all of the GenealogyBlog Online Database Links Files. See: United States Birth & Christening Records Found at FamilySearch.org United States Marriage Documents & Indexes Found at FamilySearch.org United States Death & Probate Records Found at FamilySearch.org […]

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

The following information is from FamilySearch.org: 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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FamilySearch Adds Millions of Records for Belgium, China, Philippines, and the U.S. – 20 States Now Completed for the 1940 Census

The following news release was received from FamilySearch.org: FamilySearch published new, free records online for Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, England, Georgia, Indonesia, Italy, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, and the United States. The 1940 US Census Community Project continues to progress quickly. Online volunteers have now indexed 80 […]

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1940 U.S. Census Community Project Nearly Halfway Complete

The following news release was received from FamilySearch.org: 22 May 2012 – The halfway point for indexing the 1940 U.S. census is fast approaching. Congratulations and thank you to all of the volunteers participating in this unprecedented genealogical community effort. Currently more than 20 states are at or above 85 percent complete. Six states — […]

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Ancestry Has Finished the Indexing of the 1940 Delaware & Nevada Censuses

The following was received from Mathew Deighton at Ancestry.com this afternoon: Ancestry.com is proud to announce the first indexed states of the 1940 U.S. Census are now ready for searching. After 72 years being held from public view, the Nevada and Delaware 1940 Census is now available and searchable for free on Ancestry.com. While the […]

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Nevada Insane Asylum Cemetery to Once Again Become a Cemetery

The following excerpt is from an article by Ed Pearce in the October 28, 2009 edition of kolotv.com. Hidden away in a remote section of southwest Sparks there’s a small park. Generations of have used this surprising green space without realizing what lay beneath. I n fact the park and a weed-filled, trash scattered lot […]

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Louisiana & Idaho Death Records Now Online

Thanks to Paul Nauta for the following press release: June 17, 2009: Six million new records were added to the FamilySearch Record Search pilot this week. The much anticipated Louisiana and Idaho death records are now available. The states of Delaware, District of Columbia, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, and New Mexico were added to the […]

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All Kinds of Cool New Stuff Happening at FamilySearch Indexing!

There are many new, upcoming, and completed indexing projects to report in this update from Paul Nauta, with FamilySearch. Twelve of the projects below are new (see Current Projects). Included are three Belgian and two Argentina projects. The New York 1892 State Census project is exciting! New York has some of the best state censuses […]

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New Small Databases at Family Tree Connection

The following new Databases have recently been added to the many other “small databases” located at Family Tree Connection. I highly recommend the Family Tree Connection website, as it’s one of the few places where new “small databases” are consistently posted week after week. As of today, there are 1,458,000 names to be found there. […]

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