Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Yearbooks

The Internet Archive (archive.org) has a collection of  more than 92,000 yearbooks. We didn't find any from Hernando County but you might get lucky and find one helpful for your genealogy research.

Not all are school yearbooks- some are related to professional associations, such as the Yearbook of the City Managers Association 1920. 

 Scroll down just a bit and you will see on the left side of the page a "Search this collection" box.  

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

1931 Census of Canada

The Canadian government will release the 1931 census on June 1st. Read about it here, at newspapers.com, the newest addition to the library's e-resources.

 

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Newspapers.com

 Hernando County Public Library has added newspapers.com to its collection of e-resources. Find it under Research Tools on the library's home page.

Search for obituaries, marriage announcements, birth announcements, social pages, local sports action, advertisements, news articles, and more in the largest online newspaper archive.

Newspapers.com Library Edition offers full-page images with searchable full text for millions of pages of newspapers dating from the early 1700s into the early 2000s.

Clip, save, and share newspaper articles via social media sites such as Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.

 

 

Thursday, May 11, 2023

County Cork (Ireland) Cemeteries

The Skibbereen Heritage Center has compiled an online database of Cork County Council burial registers
and graveyard surveys:  West Cork Graveyard Database (skibbheritage.com)

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

German Genealogy tools

www.archion.de/  Archion- Protestant church registers

www.icar-us.eu/en/cooperation/online-portals/matricula/  Matricula- Catholic registers

www.meyersgaz.org/  Meyers Gazetteer- geographical dictionary of the 2nd German Empire

kartenmeister.com/preview/databaseuwe.asp  Kartenmeister- Gazetteer focusing on villages once part of the German Empire that changed hands

www.compgen.de/- Compgen- German Genealogy site

genteam.at/ - Austrian Genealogy site

Grimms' Worterbuch- mid 19th century German dictionary by the Brothers Grimm- to translate old words and phrases

legacy.stoepel.net/en- Geogen Surname mapping tool

Das Telefonbuch- current nationwide German telephone book


Friday, May 5, 2023

Mexican Genealogy

 The library's Ancestry.com resources has more than 130 sources for Mexican Genealogy. You can access Ancestry at the library only by clicking on Research Tools on our home page, then scrolling down to Ancestry.com. Another good place to start online is at mexicangenealogy.com/

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

 From   historyhub.history.gov