Published by Genealogy’s Star: Let’s Look at U.S. Census Records

Some of the first records beginning genealogists look for are those in the U.S. Federal Census. My first experience with the U.S. Federal Census was not entirely successful. I was doing research in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, long before the census records were digitized and computerized with an index, and…

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Published by DearMyrtle Blog: DiscoverFreedmen: When you know where you come from

DearREADERS,”When you know where you come from, there’s an aura about yourself. You have a level of pride and security no matter what’s going on in the world, no matter what world events are happening. When you know who you are, where you come from, regardless of the story, whether good or bad, it brings…

http://blog.dearmyrtle.com/2015/07/discoverfreedmen-when-you-know-where.html

Published by TheAncestorHunt: Historic Jewish American Newspapers Online – Updated 2015

For those of you who have Jewish ancestry in your family tree, there are lots of Jewish-American newspapers that have been published over the last hundred or so years that may help you find some information and stories about your ancestors.Take a look at these sites and search away!Listed are only those that are available…

http://www.theancestorhunt.com/blog/historic-jewish-american-newspapers-online-updated-2015

Published by Genealogy’s Star: Gathering Source information with RecordSeek

After a brief hiatus, RecordSeek.com has come out with a new, much improved version of their useful utility program. Previously focused on working primarily with the FamilySearch.org Family Tree, RecordSeek.com now works with Ancestry.com also.The program uses a “browers app” (formerly called “TreeConnect”) to transfer information from a huge variety of websites to both the…

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Published by Dick Eastman: Early Vermont Settlers to 1784 is a Research Study Project

A new genealogical study promises fascinating insights into the early settlement and development of Vermont. Early Vermont Settlers to 1784 is a research study project that will help family historians trace ancestors who traveled north on their migration from southern New England. The study by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, based in Boston, will…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/06/early-vermont-settlers-to-1784-is-a-research-study-project/

Published by Dick Eastman: Preserving and Digitizing Newspapers

Archivists using the latest conservation technology are racing to digitize 300 years of newspapers before they crumble to dust – and that’s just for starters. The Guardian has published a fascinating story about a huge project by a team from the British Library that is preserving newspapers. The article says: A gigantic robotic vault, the…

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