Category Archives: Genealogy Sites

For NGS members: videos to check out

Thomas H. Shawker, MD, is a frequent lecturer on the subjects of DNA and family health history. He is the author of the NGS publication, Unlocking Your Genetic History: A Step-by-Step Guide to Discovering Your Family’s Medical and Genetic Heritage. This brief … Continue reading

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How I’m Spending my Summer

When we were in Kentucky for my husband’s grandmother’s 100th Birthday, my mother-in-law gave me her scroll of genealogy. This is a six foot long handwritten document with  the names, dates and some of the places of the living family members and … Continue reading

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Google+ Impressions

So I’ve been trying Google+ ever since my son Matthew sent me the invitation July 8 and I’m ready to give a few thoughts about it on my blog. 1. The “circles” feature is much like “groups” in Facebook, but easier to … Continue reading

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Press Release from FamilySearch July 11

1930 US Census Project Concludes Volunteers Consider Options for Next Projects The 1930 U.S. Census indexing project will be completed this month. This enhanced index will be a great benefit to online patrons. We will now start many new U.S. … Continue reading

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From Argentina to the BVI, Family Search’s Index grows!

Latest Additions Reach New Milestone in Free Online Historic Record Collections     The latest additions to FamilySearch’s online collection of free historic record collections pushes it to 600! That’s right, 600 free, original source record collections online from all over the … Continue reading

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Media Release: RootsTech Conference Will Broadcast Select Sessions Free Online

RootsTech Conference Will Broadcast Select Sessions Free Online   SALT LAKE CITY—RootsTech, a new family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 10-12, 2011, announced February 4 that six of its popular sessions will be broadcast … Continue reading

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A Site You Should Know: Directory of Genealogists

I have a chapter in my book, Genealogy Online, 9th Edition,  on how to go about hiring a professional genealogist, and how to know when you need one. Until this month, one place you could go to find a pro … Continue reading

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Presidential Libraries

Starting with Frankly D. Roosevelt, presidents have founded presidential libraries to archive and preserve records from their administrations, and to serve as museums about the man and the times. I read a recent article about someone who has decided to … Continue reading

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News from FamilySearch–(Press Release)

The FamilySearch January 2011 Bloginar recording is now available online. If you were unable to attend the event on January 18, 2011, you or your subscribers can now listen to and view the free presentation and discussions at FamilySearch Wiki. … Continue reading

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Linkpendium: A Source You Should Know

Linkpendium is a wonderful search site, brought to you by Karen Isaacson and Brian (Wolf) Leverich. This immensely useful site is a catalog of links to United States genealogy information, records, pages and sources, organized by geography. You can search by … Continue reading

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