Thursday, November 16, 2023

Revolutionary War: Black and Native American Soldiers

 Ancestry.com has added a new database: U.S. Black and Indigenous Soldiers in the American Revolution, 1775-1783.  Details can be found in this this article. 

Ancestry is available in the library during business hours.

Thursday, November 9, 2023

Reclaim The Records!

 reclaimtherecords.org  is a nonprofit organization committed to providing access to genealogical records that government entities have made off limits to the public. They employ the Freedom of Information Act and sometimes take the issue to court. A recent case pertained to birth and death indexes in Missouri.

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Conference Keeper

 Stay informed about genealogy conferences and other events at conferencekeeper.org. Its free to use and includes thousands of events that will enhance your knowledge of genealogical research.

 

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

 From   historyhub.history.gov