Thursday, July 24, 2014

Digitzing typed documents

Here is some advice on how to digitize typewritten documents so that they can be stored electronically, emailed, etc. Copy and paste this link to your browser:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/11/technology/personaltech/digitizing-the-family-history.html?_r=2

Our source for this is  Links and Bridges, the newsletter of the Genealogy Society of Hernando County.  The GSHC is always welcoming new members. Meetings are at 10 a.m. each third Friday, at the LDS Family History Center, 21043 Yontz Road, Brooksville. Contact  Bunny Ryczek, 352-515-5294.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Tennesee family Bibles online

Are any of your people from the Volunteer State? The State Library of Tennessee has put 1500 family bibles online in a searchable database. Here is an article about it. The link to the collection is tnos.net/TSLA/Bibleproject.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Marine Corps Casualty Cards

From Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter, via ResearchBuzz: Casualty cards for Marines killed, wounded, or MIA 1941-50 can be accessed on line. Cards for Korea and Vietnam are coming soon. Read about it and find the link to the database here.


Monday, July 14, 2014

Free access to WWI records

ResearchBuzz passed this along: free access to WWI records  from myheritage.com through July 31st. July 28th is the 100th anniversary of the start of the "War to End All Wars".


Thursday, July 10, 2014

Ellis Island Research

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