Here is a list of some companies that offer DNA tests for genealogy, from familysearch.org.
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
The release date for the 1950 Census is approaching. The Census Bureau presented a webinar on March 14th; the link to the Powerpoint is here. Of special interest is the 1950 Census blog: https://historyhub.history.gov/docs/DOC-1481
To be notified via email when the Census goes live on Ancestry: Come into any branch of the library, then go to Ancestry.com in our databases and enter your email address.
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
If you are new to genealogy, you should consider viewing Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy, a series of 15 half-hour lectures now available in the library's Great Courses Collection.
Just look for "digital content" on our homepage and point to it with your cursor. Select Hoopla from the dropdown menu. At some point you will be asked to enter your library card # and PIN.
Log in or create an account (just requires an email address and password).
menu. Enter Great Courses in the search box.
When you see the Great Courses logo, click on it.
Click on play.
Search for genealogy in the search box provided.
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 ...