Start Looking

Archive for the ‘Costa Rica’ Category

Genealogical Encyclopedia of the Colonial Americas

Genealogical Encyclopedia of the Colonial Americas: A Complete Digest of the Records of All the Countries of the Western Hemisphere is the most comprehensive collection of information on colonial period records covering the entire Western Hemisphere, both North and South America. As far as I know, there is no other single reference for records sources […]

Leave a Comment

Get 50% off Genealogical Encyclopedia of the Colonial Americas for 1 Week Only

Genealogical Encyclopedia of the Colonial Americas Is available from Family Roots Publishing for only $29.98, normally $59.95, but only until Monday, February 6. See a review below: Genealogical Encyclopedia of the Colonial Americas: A Complete Digest of the Records of All the Countries of the Western Hemisphere is the most comprehensive collection of information on […]

Leave a Comment

A Look at Some Central & South American Records at FamilySearch

In our discussions on research topics, we so often spend a great deal of time focusing on our ancestors who have come to the United States from the East or the West. But what about those who came from the South? Fortunately, FamilySearch has not forgotten about them. While availability of European and U.S. records […]

Leave a Comment

Costa Rica, England, India, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Spain, or Arkansas, Maine, Oklahoma, & Texas Posted to FamilySearch.org

The following information was received from Paul Nauta, with FamilySearch: The latest free collection updates might just have what you’re seeking! What a grab bag of records added this week! Let’s see—for its online patrons’ free viewing pleasure, internationally, FamilySearch added church records from Costa Rico and Mexico, Bishop’s Transcripts and Poor Law records from […]

Comments (1)

Over 300 Million New Names Added Online @ the New Beta.FamilySearch.org 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.org. 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 […]

Comments (1)

New Digitized and Indexed Records at FamilySearch

The following news release was just received from Paul Nauta, with FamilySearch: 30 January 2009 – Since the last update on January 5, 2009, FamilySearch added over 40 million new records to its Record Search pilot. Individuals with international roots from Argentina, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, and the Philippines will find some nice surprises […]

Comments (1)