Monthly Archives: May 2009

New on FamilySearch Indexing

Eleven new indexing projects were added this week—most international (Argentina, Canada, and France). Five of the projects are birth, marriage, and death records for France. Please forward this update to any organizations or individuals that might be interested in helping … Continue reading

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One way to make a living at genealogy. . .

Okay, there’s more to being a professional genealogist than just helping someone join the DAR…. Assets International LLC Names Finberg As Genealogical Researcher Southfield-based Assets International LLC has announced the hiring of Naomi Finberg as a Genealogical Researcher. FOR IMMEDIATE … Continue reading

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DNA Genealogy PR: GeneTree and Sorensen

GeneTree and Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation Team Up to Offer Y-DNA Participants of SMGF Database a Greatly Reduced Price on Genetic Profile Offer Extends to 50,000 Men Who Donated Y-DNA and Pedigree Information to Non-Profit Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation’s Database … Continue reading

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Press Release: IAJGS 2 – 7 August 2009

The 29th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy Program has been updated. Tours and the Film Festival will soon be added. Although the lecture/workshop program is still subject to change, this is a very good representation of the final program, … Continue reading

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Support your local library

I am so proud of my local library and so is the Florida Library Association! The Santa Rosa County Library System was selected by the Florida Library Association as the 2009 Florida Library of the Year.  This award is presented … Continue reading

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FamilySearch adds 3.5 million new records

Thirteen collections were added or updated on the FamilySearch Record Search pilot—over 3.5 million new records. International researchers will be excited to know that collections were added for Brazil, Czech Republic, and Italy. In the United States, collections were added … Continue reading

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Important to read: Phishing on Facebook

Please take the time to read these articles : From Inside Tech: Organized Phishing Onslaught Batters Facebook From Reuters: Hackers launch phishing attack on Facebook users  From Daily Tech: Facebook Adds Security in Wake of FBaction.net Attacks A lot of … Continue reading

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DNA Genealogy

Matt’s on travel, but here’s a look at recent news stories involving DNA and genealogy: Juaneno Dis-enrollment by the Rivera Group Tulsa Native American Times – ‎4 hours ago‎ … membership for Juanenos is a combination of several controversial definitions – blood … Continue reading

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Read this month’s Prologue!

 WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In May, the National Archives at Kansas City will open a new location in downtown Kansas City, MO, in the revitalized Adams Express Building near historic Union Station, in the heart of the city’s growing … Continue reading

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GenealogyFreelancers.com

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 14 /PRNewswire/ — IRBO, Inc., parent company of GenealogyFreelancers.com, announced today that their groundbreaking service that connects experts in the field of ancestry to those seeking their family history has begun the final stage to their … Continue reading

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