Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
This article from the Florida Memory Blog discusses what information can be found in city directories. Polk city directories for Brooksville covering 1959 to the early 1990's are located at the Train Depot Museum in Brooksville. The 1926 Brooksville directory can be found on Ancestry.com in the library's e-resources.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
If you're looking for a place to purchase hard-to-find genealogy books, such as family or place histories, give ebay a look. You might find a great deal on something really useful. Some items you can purchase outright; others require a bidding process. If you are not familiar with ebay, click on the "Help and Contact" link on the top of the home page i Use the search box at the top to find what you are looking for- for example, a search for "genealogy florida". Some of the items are collections of many books placed on searchable DVDs.
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 ...