Monday, November 24, 2014

GSHC Newsletter

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
May  12th

.....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

More Free Webinars

These will be broadcast on the 2nd Tuesday of each month by the Illinois State Genealogical Society. Time: 8 pm CENTRAL TIME (9 pm here). The content is not limited to Illinois. You can see the schedule here.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Native Americans in Oklahoma

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.

Ellis Island Research

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