Random items

  • Interesting news article about a local genealogy group striving to save county records: http://www.wthitv.com/Global/story.asp?S=9035551
  • My Ancestors Found has a new name: FamilyHistoryExpos. 
  • Ancestry.ca has  launched online  Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935, which contains more than 7.2 million names, including 5.6 million of those who traveled from around the world to start a new life in Canada.
  • Lincoln Legacy: The Homestead Act, the 20th annual Governor’s Conference on North Dakota History, will be held Nov. 7-8 at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck.  The actual Homestead Act document with Lincoln’s signature, on loan from the National Archives, will also be on display during the conference.
  •  Wevonneda Minis , of the Charleston Post and Courier, blogged this week about a new way to get  documents more quickly.
  • A writer in the Huntsville Times remembers those displaced by the TVA in the last century.
  • A memorial to a Black Civil War Regiment is to be unveiled in New Haven, CT.

About Libbi

Writer for 30 years. Genealogy a hobby for about 40 years. Yes, I'm in my 50's, I learned about genealogy at my mother's knee!
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