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FamilySearch.org’s United States and Canadian Vital Records Database Lists — Updated to 28 October 2014

Below are the latest updates to United States & Canadian Vital Records Databases at FamilySearch.org: Currently updates as of 28 October 2014 Previous update: 14 July 2014 There is a permanent link at the top of the blog to a page with links to all five United States and Canadian Vital Records Database Lists. Use […]

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Ancestry.com Adds Millions of German Civil Vital Records to Their Website

Ancestry.com posted several million indexed digitized civil register records this last week. The registers are from a number of areas of Germany – and include not only civil vital records registers, but residence registrations, recruitment records, emigration and family registers. There are even a few parish register transcripts. Doing a quick search for the surname […]

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Indiana Contracts With Ancestry.com to Digitize 13M Vital Records

The following excerpt is from an article written by Bill McCleery, at the October 23, 2014 edition of indystar.com: The Indiana Commission on Public Records has approved a contract with Ancestry.com to digitize more than 13 million birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday. The birth and death certificates date […]

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FamilySearch.org’s United States and Canadian Vital Records Database Lists — Updated to 14 July 2014

Below are the latest updates to United States & Canadian Vital Records Databases at FamilySearch.org: Currently updates as of 14 July 2014 Previous update: 13 June 2014 There is a permanent link at the top of the blog to a page with links to all five United States and Canadian Vital Records Database Lists. Use […]

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United States and Canadian Vital Records Database Lists — Updated to 13 June 2014

Some of our all time most popular articles are the five U.S. and Canadian vital records database lists for FamilySearch.org. We try and keep these lists updated, and we normally post those updates in a separate article. For various reasons, we fell behind for a time. Part of the problem, is we came to discover […]

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FindMyPast Adds New York Marriage & Death Notices from Newspapers

FindMyPast has just announced the addition of marriage and death notices from New York City newspapers. The records cover the years 1835-1880, and come from three key newspapers of the time: The Brooklyn Eagle, The New York Herald and The New York World. Click on the link to search the database. For unlimited access to […]

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Check Out the Top 10 Unbelievable Wedding & Marriage Records

YourTango.com posted an interesting article dealing with what Denise Ngo has found to be the top 10 unbelievable wedding and marriage records. The funny part is that it includes 11 items. The article deals with: The World’s Longest Marriage The Greatest Age Difference in Marriage The World’s Tallest Married Couple The World’s Shortest Married Couple […]

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Records Of Plymouth Colony: Births, Deaths, Burials, And Other Records, 1633-1689; 20% OFF for the Next FEW Days!

Records Of Plymouth Colony: Births, Deaths, Burials, And Other Records, 1633-1689, edited by Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, is a reprint of a work originally published as Volume Eight of Records of the Colony of New Plymouth in New England: Miscellaneous Records 1633-1689. This renamed eighth volume also contains a reprint of Plymouth Colony Vital Records a […]

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Germanic Genealogy A Guide To Worldwide Sources And Migration Patterns, 3rd Edition

Researchers have long wondered the best way to group “Germans” as a people. The fact is, those identifying themselves, or their ancestors, as German actually come from so many different racial, cultural, geographical, and political backgrounds, there is little more than an language they share in common. Yet, language is more than enough reason for […]

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India Death Registers Have Been Digitized

The following teaser is from the February 14, 2014 edition of The Times of India website. KOLKATA [India]: If you want a copy of the death certificate of Ramakrishna Paramhansa, ask Kolkata Municipal Corporation. One of the oldest civic bodies of the country, KMC [Kolkata Municipal Corporation] has digitized its death register, dating back 128 […]

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Guide to County Records in the North Carolina State Archives

13,000 bound volumes, 22,000 boxes of loose records, and 24,000 reels of microfilm represents the combined holdings of the North Carolina State Archives. Guide to County Records in the North Carolina State Archives is the published guidebook to these collective materials. This guide describes the state agency records, county records, private manuscripts collections, and Civil […]

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NGS Research in the States Series: Missouri

Beginning in 1987, the National Genealogical Society began publishing a series of state guides in the organization’s magazine, the Quarterly. These guides were later issued as special publications. The latest version of the series contains revised guides, plus additional states not included in the previous releases. NGS Research in the States Series: Missouri was written […]

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Ancestry.com Teams Up With New York City Municipal Archives to Bring a Free Index to More Than 10 Million Birth, Marriage & Death Records Online

The following News Release was written by Ancestry.com staff: PROVO, UT–(Marketwire – Jan 16, 2014) – Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online family history resource, today announced the availability of an index to more than 10 million New York City birth, marriage and death records, spanning 1866-1948, for free online at Ancestry.com/NewYork. The new index, made […]

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FamilySearch Adds Over 2.7 Million Indexed Records & Images to Collections from Brazil, Colombia, England, Portugal, & the USA

The following was information received from FamilySearch: FamilySearch has added more than 2.7 million indexed records and images to collections from Brazil, Colombia, England, Portugal, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 1,061,590 indexed records and images from the U.S., Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, collection; the 322,922 images from the Colombia, Catholic Church […]

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FamilySearch Adds Over 145 Million Indexed Records & Images to Collections from BillionGraves, England, Russia, & the USA

The following is from FamilySearch: FamilySearch has added more than 145 million indexed records and images to collections from BillionGraves, England, Russia, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 65,593,352 indexed records from the new England and Wales, Birth Index, 1800–1920, collection, the 35,117,915 indexed records from the new England and Wales, Marriage […]

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