Monday, September 26, 2022

Digitizing your old photos

 Wired.com published  this article  on digitizing your old photographs. It discusses a few apps and offers some tips.  

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Archdeaconry of York

The University of York and Ancestry worked together to put more than two million records from the
Archdeaconry of York online.   Click here.

You can access Ancestry.com at any of our 4 branches during business hours.

Friday, September 9, 2022

Northeast Slavery Record Index

From the website: "The Northeast Slavery Records Index (NESRI) is an online searchable compilation of records that identify individual enslaved persons and enslavers in the states of New York, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Jersey......NESRI indexes census records, slave trade transactions, cemetery records, birth certifications, manumissions, ship inventories, newspaper accounts, private narratives, legal documents and many other sources.."

Click here for the website.

1950 Census

 The 1950 census is now accessible on Ancestry.com.  Ancestry can be accessed in the library only- just click on Research Tools on the homepage.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

20 Reasons You May Have Trouble Finding An Ancestor In the Census

 From   historyhub.history.gov