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North Dakota Heritage Center Galleries to Open Mid-Spring

The following excerpt is an article by Nick Smith, posted in the March 6, 2014 edition of bismarcktribune.com BISMARCK, N.D. — A date for the opening of two of the three new North Dakota Heritage Center galleries hasn’t yet been finalized but officials overseeing the expansion project are expecting it to take place in mid-spring. […]

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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 Ancestry.com: With today’s addition of 12 states (18 million records) to the 1940 US Federal Census, Ancestry.com 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 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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Growing Need for International FamilySearch Indexers

The following news release was received from FamilySearch.org: More than 120 projects are currently available from countries outside the U.S., representing 16 languages. Since the first of the year, new projects have been launched from Bolivia, Paraguay, Switzerland, and the Philippines. Later this year, FamilySearch indexing plans to release projects for Armenia, Costa Rica, Denmark, […]

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Genealogical Treasures Found in the Grand Forks Room

Following is an excerpt from an article in the August 7, 2010 edition of the Grand Forks Herald about what can be found in the Grand Forks Room in the Grand Forks North Dakota Public Library. Would you like to see a 1975 Grand Forks city atlas? Do you have any interest in the yearbook […]

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New & Recently Completed Projects at FamilySearch Indexing

4 June 2009: The following four new indexing projects were added this week: Jamaica, Trelawny Births, 1878–1930 Mexico, Censo de 1930—Mexico Rhode Island—1920 U.S. Federal Census Vermont—1920 U.S. Federal Census Volunteers can register and start immediately at Indexing.FamilySearch.org. Recently Completed Projects Recently completed projects have been removed from the available online indexing batches and will […]

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Recently Completed and Current FamilySearch Indexing Projects

The following are three data sets are recently completed projects that have been removed from the available online indexing batches and will now go through a final completion check process in preparation for future publication: Argentina Censo 1869—Catamarca y La Rioja Minnesota—1920 U.S. Federal Census Minnesota Probate Court Wills 1849–1918 Current FamilySearch Indexing Projects, Record […]

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New Indexing Projects at FamilySearch Indexing

Eleven new indexing projects were added this week, most of them international. Five of the projects are birth, marriage, and death records for France. New indexing projects added this week were: INTERNATIONAL Argentina Censo 1869—Jujuy Salta Tucuman Canada, British Columbia Births, 1854–1903 France, Paroisses de Cherbourg, 1802–1907 France, Paroisses de Saint-Lo, 1802–1907 France, Paroisses de […]

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New At Footnote.com

The following data is new this month at Footnote.com: Civil War Union Soldier Service Records: Mississippi Missouri Utah Territory Dakota Territory Danish West Indies – Slavery and Emancipation (1672-1917) Military Intelligence Division – Negro Subversion (1917-1941) Secretary of the Interior – Suppression of Slave Trade and Colonization (1854-1872) Board Commissioners – Emancipation of Slaves in […]

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