Monday, May 9, 2022

Ellis Island Research

The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research.

The link is here .

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Fold3 Now has Morning Reports

 Fold3.com has added U.S. morning reports from 1912-1946 to its collection.  "Morning reports are company-level reports that were filled out each day to reflect status changes for personnel assigned to that unit. These changes may include transfers, disciplinary actions, battle wounds, leaves, and those who were sick in quarters".

 Fold3.com is available 24/7 to Hernando County library card holders. You can find it under "Research Tools" on the library's home page.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

History Hub

 Another tool for the genealogists toolbox: https://historyhub.history.gov/welcome   

 From the website: "Free and open to anyone, you can ask questions and get answers from multiple sources including National Archives staff, other archives, libraries, museums, and a community of genealogists, history enthusiasts, and citizen experts like you".

You also have an opportunity to be a Citizen Archivist.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

DNA Testing options

Here is a list of some companies that offer DNA tests for genealogy, from familysearch.org.

Ellis Island Research

The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research. The link is  here  .