Here are some highlights from Links and Bridges, the newsletter of The Genealogy Society of Hernando County:
The Genealogy Interest Group has set its schedule for Dec-Oct. They meet at 11 a.m. the West Hernando branch library:
Dec 9th June 9th
Jan 6th July 14th
Feb 10th Aug 11th
Mar 10th Sep 8th
Apr 14th Oct 13th
.....Go to italiangen.org/records-search/deaths.php for a database of New York deaths compiled by the Genealogy Federation of Long Island.....try elephind.com for millions of articles from more than 2700 historical newspapers.... The Polish Genealogical Society of America has a website for anyone with Polish connections to Chicago.
Visit http://gshc.tk/ to learn more about the Genealogy Society of Hernando County.
Friday, November 7, 2014
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Ancestry.com has added 3 million + records to its collection of Native American records. This most recent batch comes from Oklahoma. To access it, please come to the library and go online, either on your own computer or one of the public ones(The Ancestry library edition is not available from home). Click on e-resources on our home page, and then on Ancestry.com in the list of databases. The easiest way to find the new records is to look under Quick Links and click on Recently Added/Updated Collections.
The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research. The link is here .
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Sometimes information about our ancestors can come from places where we'd rather not find it, such as arrest and prison records. This ...