this article on a database for Swedish language newspapers published in the U.S. that will be available late 2015. That got us to thinking about where foreign language documents might be translated. Here are some places to go for free translation(by an actual person, not a computer):
French: sylang.com (French language site)
Just make sure you read the rules before submitting your request- most limit the number of characters or words you can send at one time.
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Those with Irish ancestors may be interested to know that some 400,000 Irish parish records will become available online, for free, in the summer of 2015. As this article from Catholic News says, you'd have to travel to Ireland to have access otherwise. Thanks to ResearchBuzz for passing this along.
The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research. The link is here .
Buncombe County (NC) has added 50,000 names to its Slave Deeds database. To read about it and find links to the database, click here. ...
Sometimes information about our ancestors can come from places where we'd rather not find it, such as arrest and prison records. This ...