Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Genealogist's block

Here is article from WorldVitalRecords.com on what to do when you run into a stubborn road block in your research

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Genealogy Society of Hernando County

Some highlights from Links and Bridges, the GSHC newsletter:

Debbe Hagner will present a program on German genealogy at the January 17th meeting;   Wes Brockway from the Citrus County Genealogical Society will speak at the February 21st meeting; and Dick Eastman will be the featured speaker at the Citrus County GS seminar on February 15th...
Some helpful websites and online articles include  researching orphans ; English Genealogy 101;  and www.history.navy.mil for researching Navy veterans. Also, this one from FamilyTree Magazine on German names and nicknames.

The Genealogy Society of Hernando County meets at 10 a.m. each third Friday, at the LDS Family History Center, 21043 Yontz Road, Brooksville. Contact  Bunny Ryczek, 352-515-5294.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Using Google Books

Researchbuzz.com noted this article on the FamilySearch blog. FamilySearch has a free look-up service for genealogy books and microfilm at the Family History Library at Salt Lake City. Researchers can now use Google Books to take advantage of this service.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Volunteer opportunity

Genealogytrails.com is looking for volunteers to transcribe historical and genealogical data for free use by researchers. Details on what you'll need in order to contribute are here.

Ellis Island Research

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