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Ancestry Collaborates with Gannett to Digitally Archive More Than 80 U.S. Newspapers

Written by BusinessWire on 27 August 2015 – Ancestry announced its collaboration with Gannett Co., Inc. to digitize more than 80 daily newspapers across the nation. Newspapers.com, an Ancestry business unit, and Gannett will provide a historical newspaper viewing experience complete with full text search, clipping and sharing features. Together, they expect to deliver more […]

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Revealed to be Distant Cousins

This story probably shouldn’t even have made the papers, as most all of us are as related these these two guys. But – it is interested. Click on the illustration or the links for the full article that shows the relationship – ancestor by ancestor. Trump, through his mother, and Clinton, through her father are […]

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New FamilySearch Data Collections Posted

The following is from FamilySearch: August 25, 2015 – Significant birth, marriage, and death records for Imperia, Italy and Savonna, Italy were published this week. Georgia county marriages have also been added, dating back to 1785! Discover these and other collections updated this week by selecting the these links, as well as those below. COLLECTION […]

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The Family History Library Announces Free Classes for September 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: These classes and workshops are designed to help individuals and families find their ancestors and teach others family history techniques. Sep 3 – 11:00 A.M. British Resources on findmypast 1:00 P.M. British Resources on Ancestry.com Sep 5 – 1:00 P.M. Recursos en línea además de FamilySearch.org Sep 10 – 1:00 […]

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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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Norfolk Parish Registers Go Online at TheGenealogist

The following press release of August 1, 2015 is from TheGenealogist: TheGenealogist and the Norfolk Record Office announce that they have signed an agreement to make Norfolk parish and other historical records available online for the first time. The registers of baptisms, marriages, burials and banns of marriage feature the majority of the parishes in […]

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Canadian Yearbooks Posted at Ancestry.com

The following teaser is from a article written for the Waterloo Region Record by Olivia Carville: Over a century of Canadian yearbooks, carrying more than one million historical records, have recently been uploaded to Ancestry.com, the largest online family history resource in the world… The high school and university yearbooks have come from all corners […]

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Ancestry.com Refinancing

The following is from Globe Newswire via Yahoo Finance: PROVO, Utah, Aug. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ancestry.com LLC today announced that its subsidiary, Ancestry.com Inc. (the “Company”), intends to refinance its credit facility. The Company expects that the new credit facility will consist of a $735 million first lien term loan that matures in […]

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New FamilySearch Data Collections Posted the Week of August 5, 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: This week millions of indexed birth, marriage, and death records from Italy and Mexico were published online. These free collections are the direct results of the online indexing volunteer community. Discover your ancestry reaching back as far as the 1500’s in new collections such as the Italy Bari Civil Registration […]

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FamilySearch is Undergoing a Fundamental Transformation

The following teaser is from an article posted in August 6, 2015 Deseret News: PROVO, UTAH Fifteen years ago Apple was a beleaguered tech company. Today, it is a transformative leader across multiple industries (computers, smart phones, music, movies, wearable technology). Robert Kehrer, senior product manager for FamilySearch.org’s search experience, believes FamilySearch is also undergoing […]

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New FamilySearch Data Collections Posted the Week of 27 July 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: Highlights of this week’s updates include the Alabama County Marriages 1809-1950, Denmark Deeds and Mortgages 1572-1928, Philippines Civil Registration (Local) 1888-1984, Utah Obituaries from Utah Newspapers 1850-2005, and Zimbabwe Death notices from 1904-1976. Explore these newly released collections and others by following the links below. COLLECTION – INDEXED RECORDS – […]

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MyHeritage.com Cheat Sheet

There is a new entry in the world of ever popular laminated quick guides for genealogists. This latest entry is for anyone who has, or has been considering, signing up with MyHeritage.com. The guide: MyHeritage.com Cheat Sheet by Sunny Jane Morton. The guide gets going with an easy to follow check list for getting started […]

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New FamilySearch Database Collections Added the Week of July 20, 2015

The following is from FamilySearch: Historic Philippines records stand out in this week’s collections update with more than 380,000 browsable digital images. Philippines Civil Registration (Archives Division) 1902-1945, Philippines Civil Registration (Local) 1888-1984, Philippines Civil Registration (Spanish Period) 1706-1911, and Philippines Pangasinan Civil Registration 1945-1981 are now searchable at FamilySearch.org. Explore the complete weekly update […]

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Ancestry.com Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results Report

The following is from Globe Newswire: Second Quarter Revenues $169.4 million, Up 8.5% Year-Over-Year; Up 10.2% on Constant Currency Basis – – Second Quarter Adjusted EBITDA $67.3 million, Up 16.1% Year-Over-Year1 – PROVO, Utah, July 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ancestry.com LLC (the “Company”), the world’s largest online family history resource, reported financial results today […]

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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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