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Silesia II German Map Guide Now Shipping

Family Roots Publishing printed and bound the second Silesia volume of the Map Guide to German Parish Registers series this last week. This book is volume 54 of the series. The softbound books are now shipping and the hardbound volumes will ship in about a week. This volume covers RB Breslau, while volumes I (in […]

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New FamilySearch Database Collections Update for January 4, 2016

The following is from FamilySearch: This week showcases sizable additions to collections for Italy L’Aquila Civil Registration (State Archive) 1809-1865 1911-1943, and Italy Udine Civil Registration (State Archive) 1806-1815 1871-1911, Colombia Catholic Church Records 1576-2014 and, South Africa Netherdutch Reformed Church Registers (Pretoria Archive) 1838- 1991. Find these and more by following the links below. […]

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New FamilySearch Database Collections as of December 6, 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: There were 18 new, free historic record collections added or updated this week at FamilySearch.org. Some highlights include the Australia New South Wales Census 1891, Connecticut District Court Naturalization Indexes 1851-1992, United States GenealogyBank Obituaries 1980-2014 with nearly 15 million new records, Massachusetts Revolutionary War Index Cards to Muster Rolls […]

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Volumes 1 thru 52 of Map Guide to German Parish Registers on Sale for 25% Off!

To celebrate the Christmas Season, Family Roots Publishing Co. is offering all individual soft cover German Map Guide books, Volumes 1 through 52 at 25% off! That makes them just $26.21 per book (reg. $34.95). This sale now runs through Tuesday, December 22, 2015. Note that “sets” of the books are not included in this […]

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New FamilySearch Database Collections Update for November 9, 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: Ecuador Catholic Church Records 1565-2011, United Kingdom World War I Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Records 1917- 1920, Spain Province of Barcelona Municipal Records 1387-1986, Italy Forlì-Cesena Forlì Civil Registration (State Archive) 1800-1815 1866-1930, and Philippines Manila Civil Registration 1899-1984 have large additions this week. To browse these collections and more, […]

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Silesia I – RB Liegnitz – Map Guide to German Parish Registers – Now Shipping

Family Roots Publishing printed and bound the first Silesia volume of the Map Guide to German Parish Registers series this week. This book is volume 53 of the series. The softbound books are now shipping and the hardbound volumes will ship by the first of the week. This volume covers RB Liegnitz, while volumes II […]

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All Alphabetical & Reverse German Place Name Indexes Are Now Back in Print & 15% off thru Sept. 19, 2015

Roger Minert’s invaluable Alphabetical & Reverse German Place Name Indexes slowly began going out of print earlier this year. Family Roots Publishing contracted to update the books, adding new covers, and doing minor editorial work on the books, some of which were over a decade old. The project is now finished and FRPC is making […]

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New FamilySearch Database Collections – September 28, 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: Generous updates for Colombia, France, Honduras, Italy, Spain, and the US (Passport applications, Mississippi and Georgia to note a few)! Many other domestic and international updates like England Warwickshire Parish Registers 1535-1984, Nicaragua Civil Registration 1809-2013, and Belgium East Flanders Civil Registration 1541-1912. See the following full list. COLLECTION – […]

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The Results of WWI & WWII on German-America

I ran across an article posted at the New York Times website titled Whatever Happened to German America? Having German-American ancestry myself, I was drawn to the article, which laid out a case for why the ethnic German communities in America have all but disappeared. Much of the blame was laid on WWI. I concur […]

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New FamilySearch Data Collections Posted the Week of August 17, 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: A number of FamilySearch additions were made to the Colombia, France, Peru, and Philippines international collections this week including significant numbers of digital images for Colombia Catholic Church Records from 1600 to 2012. Important additions were also made to the Texas and Wisconsin marriage collections. Over 7 million searchable records […]

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German Immigrants in American Church Records & Iowa- Limited Number of Books Available at 15% discount

I was visiting with Roger Minert in his home a while back, and he pointed out that he had a number of copies of his German Immigrants in American Documents books setting on his shelf. He told me that he didn’t need them; and would I be interested in purchasing them? I replied in the […]

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New FamilySearch Collections Posted the Week of July 13, 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: Family historians hungry for historic Irish records will enjoy FamilySearch’s new collection, Ireland Petty Sessions Court Registers 1828-1912. These indexed court documents bring 22 million records to your fingertips. These records were originally filmed at the National Archives of Ireland and the index was created by findmypast.com. See the table […]

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Researching in Germany: A Handbook for Your Visit to the Homeland of Your Ancestors – Second Edition -10% Off Thru August 3, 2015

For many, the possibility of a genealogical research trip to the home country of their ancestors is a lifelong dream. You can come up with many excuses not to go, but most can really be summarized as fear. With the new second, revised and updated, edition of Researching in Germany: A Handbook for Your Visit […]

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50% Off on All First-Edition German Place Name Indexes – Alphabetical & Reverse

A few weeks ago, Family Roots Publishing received the publication rights to Roger Minert’s excellent German Place Name Indexes. Eight are now in print in new editions from Family Roots Publishing. As of now, the German Place Name Indexes are all out-of-print with the original publisher, and Family Roots Publishing is preparing new editions of […]

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Map Guide to German Parish Registers Vol. 52 – Kingdom of Prussia, Province of Posen II, Regierungsbezirk Posen – Now Shipping

We just got softbound Map Guide to German Parish Registers Vol. 52 – Kingdom of Prussia, Province of Posen II, Regierungsbezirk Posen back from the bindery and are now shipping. This completes the 2-volume series covering Posen (Volumes 51 & 52). Note that the hardbound edition will ship on Monday, July 20. It takes longer […]

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