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Mormons Getting Free Access to Ancestry.com, MyHeritage.com & FindMyPast.com Ahead of Schedule

The following excerpt is from the April 2 edition of the Deseret News. SALT LAKE CITY — Free access to three prominent genealogy websites may be coming sooner than expected for LDS Church members. In February, FamilySearch.org, a nonprofit family history organization owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced that LDS […]

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PERSI Finds New Home at findmypast

The following is from FindMyPast.com: Partnership with the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center adds 2.5 million records dating back to 1800 LOS ANGELES – Findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history, … announced a partnership with the Allen County Public Library (ACPL) Genealogy Center to revolutionize the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI), the world’s […]

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New Online Irish Newspapers Make Ireland’s History Searchable

The following news release was received from Laura Zilverberg for FindMyPast.com: Titles cover all four provinces of Ireland with articles dating 1820-1926 LOS ANGELES (Sept. 23, 2013) – Findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history, today announced the launch of its Irish Newspaper Collection, making almost 2 million historical Irish newspaper articles available to […]

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The First Family Voted Favorite Family; Kardashians, Not So Much

The following is from Astrid Galván for findmypast.com: Survey also finds which families in history people most want to be related to LOS ANGELES (Sept. 9, 2013) – Whether it was the Brady Bunch or the Adams Family, we’ve all wondered what it would be like to join another clan. Findmypast.com was curious too, so […]

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Findmypast.com Collections Head North with Debut of Canadian Books

The following news release is from FindMyPast.com: Addition from Archives CD Books Canada Provides 200 Name-rich, Searchable Volumes LOS ANGELES (August 16, 2013) – Findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history, today announced the recent addition of Canadian Books from Archives CD Books Canada to the site. The collection of books cover numerous subjects […]

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PERSI Finds New Home on findmypast & This Will Not Be Easy!

I wrote a few days ago about the move of PERSI from HeritageQuest to findmypast. This move could be a good one for the genealogical community if Brightsolid is actually able to accomplish what HeritageQuest initially set out to do – and that was to digitize the massive periodical collection at the Allen County Public […]

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Findmypast.com Discovers the Royal Baby will be Related to Other Celebrity Kids

The following is from FindMyPast.com: New prince or princess shares ancestry with Beyoncé, Brangelina and Hilary Duff offspring LOS ANGELES (July 8, 2013) – As the world waits with bated breath for the birth of the heir to the British throne, findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history, has uncovered His or Her Royal […]

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Free Access to Irish Birth, Marriage & Death Records June 27-30, 2013 at FindMyPast.com

The following is from the FindMyPast website: Irish Family History: Ashes to Archives On June 30 1922, during the Irish Civil War, the Public Records Office of Ireland, located at the historic Four Courts in Dublin, was severely damaged by fire resulting in the loss of a huge number of records. But all is not […]

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FindMyPast.com Offers FREE Military Records May 24-27, 2013

The following is from FindMyPast.com: Remember your ancestors this Memorial Day Weekend with FREE Military Records May 24–27. Anyone can access the records by registering for free at findmypast.com. With more than 34 million U.S. and International military records available, we encourage people to explore and learn about heroic figures in your family tree. Military […]

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US & International Military Records FREE at findmypast.com midnight EDT on Thursday, May 23 until midnight EDT on Monday, May 27

In honor of Memorial Day on May 27, and in remembrance of all who died while serving our country, findmypast.com will offer its collection of US and International military records for free in the days leading up to national observance. With more than 26 million US and International military records available, findmypast.com is encouraging people […]

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Heroic Moms of the Past

I received this Mother’s Day infographic from FindMyPast.com. In the spirit of Mother’s Day, findmypast.com took a look at mothers from the past whose selfless acts of love made headlines within the collection of British, US and world newspapers and created this infographic. More than 15,700 individual articles recounted acts of heroism and sacrifice women […]

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Parish Registers Added to Westminster Collection on findmypast.com

The following news release is from FindMyPast.com: 400 Years of Baptism, Marriage, and Burial History Published Online Findmypast.com just added millions of new parish registers to its Westminster Collection. Family historians can now search for London ancestors on transcripts and scanned images of these parish records from the city of Westminster that date back more […]

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2.5 Million British Criminal Records Now Available Online for the First Time

The following news release is from FindMyPast.com: Findmypast.com Launches UK Criminal Records dating 1770-1934 LOS ANGELES (Feb. 21, 2013) – Findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history, today announced the largest collection of historical criminal records from England and Wales is being published online for the first time in association with the National Archives […]

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250 Years of British Newspapers Make Headlines on findmypast.com

The following News Release is from Elizabeth Zwerin: Collection includes more than 6 million pages with original images LOS ANGELES (Feb. 6, 2013) – Findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history, today announced the addition of more than 6 million pages from British newspapers, including original images, to its extensive historical records collection. The […]

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Find My Past UK Television Show Now Available Online

The following information is from Elizabeth Zwerin for findmypast.com: Find My Past, the hit UK television show, is now available to view via findmypast.com. Find My Past, now entering its second season, links living individuals to real historical events found in their family tree and now Findmypast.com is the only place in the US where […]

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