Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Here's another tool for your genealogy toolbox, especially if you are a newbie: genealogyintime.com has search engines, helpful articles, and lists of various sources to assist with your research. Its also a good place to learn about the newest data available on the Web. You can subscribe to a their weekly newsletter to keep up to date. We learned about this from  Links and Bridges, the newsletter of the Genealogy Society of Hernando County. To learn more about the GSHC, click here.
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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Cherokee roots

This article from Slate.com explains why almost one million Americans claim Cherokee ancestry.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Canadian Genealogy

New from the archives of Canada: a database of individuals who immigrated to Canada as porters or domestics between 1899 and 1949....This just in: the Naturalization Records database, covering 1915-1944, has been updated with an addition of 68,000 names. Volunteers are needed to extend it to 1951. Source: ResearchBuzz

Monday, November 2, 2015

NARA Genealogy Fair recordings

In an October post, we mentioned the National Archives on line genealogy fair. ResearchBuzz has provided links to the presentations on YouTube:

Day 1
Day 2
slides and hand-outs

Ellis Island Research

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