Ancestry.com Partners with JewishGen and the American Jewish Joint Distribution
Committee (JDC) to Provide Access to Millions of Jewish Family History Records
for People around the World
Familybuilder also announces today that starting October 15, 2008 it will offer
highly affordable genealogy DNA tests -- priced at an unprecedented $59.95 -- to
help people learn more about their lineages and find long lost relatives. By
combining its social networking prowess and the lowest price point found
anywhere, Familybuilder seeks to bring DNA to the masses.
Religion has always played a big role in New Orleans. From early arrival of the
Ursuline sisters throughout New Orleans history, religion has been important.
Exploring fraternal memberships for genealogy clues.
One of the largest collections of Irish records available is being released
online by www.Familyrelatives.com. This forms part of a programme to add more
than 10 million new records by the end of this year.
Genealogists enjoy sharing stories about their research in libraries. They tend
to flaunt the number of large genealogy libraries they have used or the latest
they have visited.
Many researchers joke about finding a horse thief in their family tree. How
about a horse thief detective? An interesting "society" was formed in the United
States during its formative years and into the twentieth century that has left a
body of records sure to be of interest to genealogists.
Having never been microfilmed before, the Civil War Pension Files were
previously accessible only at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Now,
through this project, anyone can access these records via the internet
exclusively on Footnote.com.
In 2009, the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) will expand its coverage to
include six historical societies and two Special Interest Groups (SIGs).
Many emigrants were escaping starvation and poor health care in Europe and
elsewhere. But just getting to the New World healthy and alive proved to be a
NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the world's largest online historic newspaper database,
has partnered with Phyllis Matthews Ziller, M.L.I.S., webmaster of
Genwriters.com, to showcase genealogy writing.
Names of witnesses are important in your research. Do not skip over them without
some thought and research. They may be relatives, friends, neighbors, legal
officials or non-acquaintances. Their names may provide links or clues for more
research in determining your own ancestry.
Live Roots is a free genealogy search engine that allows visitors to search
through thousands of database titles from subscription sites, books publishers
and a variety of online sites.
Source: Genealogy Today Press Release
School records are often overlooked as a genealogical resource. They can
document students as well as teachers. That is certainly true of New Orleans.
What If America Had King Paul Instead Of President McCain or Obama? What Family
Ties Do Obama/Biden and McCain/Palin Have in Key Election Battleground States
and to Royalty?
Hundreds of thousands of historic records will be freely available online
Today we resent it when airlines restrict us to 50 pounds of luggage. Imagine
moving from Illinois to Utah -- and having a 17 pounds luggage restriction!
School records come in a variety of forms. Not all supply detailed information.
Some present just vital statistics while others delve into the behavior and
activities of students.
Indexes are invaluable tools for accessing original information; however, they
are subject to error and can be deceiving.
Music,dance, art, and Mardi Gras. New Orleans is known for its entertainment.
That is nothing new. But why New Orleans?
The ethnicity of New Orleans arrivals varied greatly. So who were they?
Pretty much everyone has a collection of old photos, many with minimal to no
identifying information. Such photos typically end up at the bottom of the
picture box and stored away -- sometimes even thrown away. Today there are
options for sharing these old photos.
Even genealogists might be surprised to learn that townships can reflect
Ideas for writing and presenting your family history.
Russ Wilding, CEO of Footnote, demonstrated Footnote Pages to an audience of
over 1,500 investors, bloggers, and major media outlets. Described as Facebook
for the Deceased, these pages feature a photo gallery, an interactive timeline
and map, and other tools that bring people together to create a more colorful
and rich picture of the past.
All of the records kept by the federal government to document them as they came
to Canada were gathered by the Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
23andMe, Inc., the industry leader in personal genetics, and Ancestry.com, the
world's largest online family history resource with nearly 3 million active
users and 875,000 subscribers, have teamed up to provide improved genetic
information to Ancestry.com's DNA customers.
Interesting facts about the symbolism of the pineapple.