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Winnipeg Woman Wants to Locate Her Birth Mother

The following excerpt is from an article posted in the January 3, 2014 edition of winnipeg.ctvnews.ca: A Winnipeg woman wants to find her birth mother, but says Manitoba’s closed access to adoption records continue to stop her. Penny Treflin turns 69 years old this year. She has known since she was 14-years-old she was adopted. […]

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Online Historic Digitized Canadian Newspapers

Bowling Green State University has links to digitized Canadian newspapers that are freely available on the Internet. The site is broken down into eleven tabs covering the twelve Canadian provinces. They are: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland & Labrador Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon Territory Many Thanks to Cyndi […]

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FamilySearch Adds 8.5 Million Records From Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Italy, Netherlands, and the United States

The following news release is from FamilySearch: FamilySearch added 8.5 million new, free indexed records and images this week to its collection. Included are 2,897,940 additional index records and images for the new New York State Census of 1855 collection, the 1,070,807 index records and images from the Texas Birth Certificates collection from 1903-1935, and […]

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FamilySearch Adds New Collections from Canada, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, & the United States

FamilySearch added an additional 6.4 million new, free indexed records and images this week to its collection. Notable additions include the 1,034,803 records for the Netherlands, Zeeland Province, Church Records from 1527-1907, the 1,436,121 added from Italy Civil Registrations from 1824-1941, and the 1,069,308 added to the new Saskatchewan, Canada, collections from 1846-1957. Other new […]

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New & Updated Canadian Vital Records Posted at FamilySearch.org

The following Canadian vital-records oriented databases have been added or updated at FamilySearch.org since my last posting made January 9. We’ve also updated all five 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 & […]

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Canadian Vital Records Databases at FamilySearch.org

CANADIAN VITAL RECORDS AT FAMILYSEARCH.ORG Last updated: 14 July 2014 The following Canadian Vital Records Databases are now posted at FamilySearch.org. I update this listing as new material is posted. Note that many of the “number of records” are marked as AFTER a specific date. That means that additional records, in some some cases tens […]

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New Small Databases at Family Tree Connection

The following small databases were recently added to the Family Tree Connection database: ALABAMA Alabama’s White Regiments during the Spanish-American War – Southern Martyrs. A History of Alabama’s White Regiments during the Spanish-American War, Touching Incidentally on the Experiences of The Entire First Division of the Seventh Army Corps. By Seargeant M. Koenigsberg. Birmingham High […]

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Ontario Adoption Records to Open on June 1

On the first of June, Ontario will join the other Canadian Provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Labrador, and Newfoundland in opening their adoption records. Although the government has given adoptees as well as birth parents the ability to opt-out of having their records disclosed, thus far only about 2500 (equally split between birth parents and […]

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See the Latest New Data at NewspaperARCHIVE

In the last four days, NewspaperARCHIVE posted many turn of the century newspapers, as well as numerous papers from the World War I time period – up to about 1919. Eighteen states and one Canadian province are represented this time around. Iowa is again the clear winner when it comes to numbers of papers represented. […]

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More New Content at NewspaperARCHIVE

In the last four days, NewspaperARCHIVE posted many turn of the century newspapers. Seventeen states and one Canadian province are represented this time around. Iowa is again the clear winner when it comes to numbers of papers represented. I note that they are also posting turn-of-the-century Valdez, as well as Fairbanks, Alaska papers. I am […]

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New Content at NewspaperARCHIVE.com

In the last three days, NewspaperARCHIVE posted many newspapers from the 1880s & 1890s. Seventeen states and one Canadian province is represented this time around. Iowa is again the clear winner when it comes to numbers of papers represented. I note that they are posting turn-of-the-century Valdez, Alaska papers – and my next posting will […]

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Ancestry.ca Announces World-first Online Launch of 1916 Manitoba, Saskatchewan & Alberta

The following was written by Ancestry.ca staff: More than 1.7 million names indexed and fully searchable – 38,000+ images of original documents In a world first, Ancestry.ca, Canada’s leading family history website, today launched online the 1916 Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, which contains 1.7 million names and more than 38,000 images of original […]

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