This is the first in a series of blog posts from the North Carolina State Archives on how to decipher the handwriting in 17th and 18th century documents. Source: ResearchBuzz
Monday, August 21, 2017
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Best Genealogy Websites
Family Tree Magazine has published its annual list of 101 Best Websites for Genealogy.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Historical Georgia newspapers
The Digital Library of Georgia continues to add new titles to its Georgia Historic Newspapers (GHN) website. Lists of recently and soon-to-be added titles are here.We found that the images sometime load slowly. The pdf version loads quicker- after you select an edition to download, look for this and click on "view pdf".
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Donald Trump's Ancestry
The 45th President of the United States is of German and Scottish ancestry. Read about it here, at Thoughtco.com
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War of 1812 pension files
Pension files for the War of 1812 are now available at Fold3 on the library's website. 83% of the 7.2 million pages have been added so...
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 ...
Volunteers organized by the nonprofit Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund have found photos for all of the 58000 Americans who lost their lives ...