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50% Off! $hide Name List-Census Substitute #Genealogy Books AL-KS with Free eBook & Super-Saver USA Shipping

To celebrate the Christmas Season, FRPC is discounting all seventeen Dollarhide Name List printed books by 50%, making them just $9.48 each (including a FREE immediate download of the eBook). The eBooks themselves are also discounted 40%, making them just $7.50 (with no shipping charges). We’ve also put together a Super-Saver USA shipping arrangement for […]

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Hawaii State Archives Makes Documents More Accessible Online

For several years, the Hawaii State Archives has been diligently working to make the Archives documents more accessible to the public. The Archives was rather forced into it since many documents created today are in a digital form only, and they just weren’t set up to deal with them. Now we’re seeing both digital documents […]

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FamilySearch Adds Over 3.7 Million Indexed Records & Images to Brazil, Canada, Croatia, England, Germany, Isle of Man, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, and the USA

The following is compiled from the last two collection updates from FamilySearch (those for July 19 and July 25, 2014): During the week ending July 25, 2014, FamilySearch has added more than 1.7 million indexed records and images to collections from Canada, Croatia, Peru, Poland, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 1,160,179 […]

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Chart of the Sandwich Islands, by Jean-Francois de Galaup de La Pèrouse (1741-1788)

The following is excerpted from Bill Dollarhide’s new Hawaii Name Lists 1700s-2011 book. Chart of the Sandwich Islands, by Jean-Francois de Galaup de La Pèrouse (1741-1788). The original chart was prepared by Pèrouse while visiting Hawaii in 1785. The above chart was published in 1799 by G.G. & J. Robinson, London. Full title: “Chart of […]

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An Historical Timeline for Hawaii, 1627 – 2011

The following article is excerpted from Bil Dollarhide’s New Book, Hawaii Name Lists, 1700s – 2011. For genealogical research in Hawaii, the following timeline of events should help any genealogist understand the area with an historical, jurisdictional, and genealogical point of view: 1627. The first Europeans to see Hawaii were aboard Spanish sailing ships. In […]

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Hawaii Name Lists 1700s-2011, with a selection of National Name Lists, 1600s – Present

With 14 volumes now available, I am providing details about each of the nine most recently released volumes in the William Doallarhide’s State Name Lists Series. A few days ago I gave details about the Florida edition. Here we examine Hawaii Name Lists 1700s-2011, with a selection of National Name Lists, 1600s – Present. Currently, […]

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All 14 Dollarhide Name List books – Print & PDF eBooks Are On Sale for 20% Off – Sale extended through January 6

FRPC has extended the sale of all 14 of the new Dollarhide Name Lists books, which are on sale for 20% off thorugh January 6. The sale includes both the printed volumes, as well as the PDF eBooks. Normally $18.95, the printed volumes are just $15.16, and include a FREE immediately downloadable PDF eBook of […]

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Proving Native Hawaiian Descent Simplified

A new Hawaiian state law which allows proof of ancestry to come from a number of sources should make it easier to expand the roll of Native Hawaiians. The new law went into effect on July 1, and aims to expand the roll by reducing paperwork on the various lists of Native Hawaiians. The new […]

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FamilySearch Adds More Than 5.7 Million Images to New Massachusetts Land Records Collection

The following Data is from FamilySearch May 30, 2013: FamilySearch has added more than 7.3 million images this week from Austria, Brazil, China, Honduras, Luxembourg, Peru, Portugal, Switzerland, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 5,766,135 images from the new U.S., Massachusetts, Land Records, 1620-1986, collection, the 337,367 images from the new Honduras, […]

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FamilySearch Adds Collection Updates to Australia, BillionGraves, Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Spain, & the U.S.A.

The following News Release is from FamilySearch.org dated January 15, 2013: FamilySearch added an additional 7 million new, free indexed records and images this week to its collection. Notable additions include the 1,747,863 indexed records and images in the Slovakia Church and Synagogue Books collection from 1592-1910, the 1,308,956 indexed records from the United States […]

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The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

The following excerpt is from a very interesting article by Ray Tsuchiyama about the “punchbowl,” or the “National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific” located above Honolulu, on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu. It’w well worth the read at the Maui News website. Above-listed is the official name, known in Hawai’i as simply “Punchbowl”, for the […]

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Adopted Molokai Man Sues to Use DNA to Prove His Native Hawaiian Ancestry

Interesting… The following teasor is from an article in the September 27, 2012 Star Advertisor. A Molokai man has filed a lawsuit seeking to use DNA to prove his ancestry so he can qualify for the Hawaiian homelands program. The program provides Native Hawaiians with 99-year leases at $1 per year. To qualify, an applicant […]

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Ancestry.com Adds Indexes to 15 More States for the 1940 Census

Ancestry.com announced that this morning at 10 AM MST they added 15 more searchable indexed states to the 1940 US Census database. They also say that they are now very well ahead of schedule from their initial completion predictions. and to look for more states coming soon. California Washington Kansas Nebraska Oregon Alabama Indiana Georgia […]

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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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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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