Published by TheLegalGenealogist: Do we really want to know…?

That odd term in the statute Ew… Ew ew ew… The things you learn reading old statute books. Ew. So it’s off to the Pacific Northwest today and the Northwest Genealogy Conference 2015 in Arlington, Washington. And in preparation for this three-day conference, The Legal Genealogist was poking around in old statute books. And found…

http://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog/2015/08/12/do-we-really-want-to-know/

Published by Dick Eastman: Forces War Records Adds the Medal Rolls for the Territorial Force Nursing Service

The following announcement was written by the folks at the Forces War Records: Long-lost WW1 nursing record collection is rediscovered at the AMS Museum: (Territorial Force Nursing Service Medal Rolls) When Forces War Records Director Phil Cooper realised what he was holding, he couldn’t believe his eyes. Found in a box that had been donated…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/16/forces-war-records-adds-the-medal-rolls-for-the-territorial-force-nursing-service/

Published by Dick Eastman: New FamilySearch Collections: Week of July 13, 2015

The following announcement was written by the folks at FamilySearch: Family historians hungry for historic Irish records will enjoy FamilySearch’s new collection, Ireland Petty Sessions Court Registers 1828-1912. These indexed court documents bring 22 million records to your fingertips. These records were originally filmed at the National Archives of Ireland and the index was created by findmypast.com. See the table below for…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/23/new-familysearch-collections-week-of-july-13-2015/

Published by StumblingPast: Women and History at the #OzHA2015 History Conference

The history profession in Australia appears to be a healthy profession for women judging from the proceedings of the annual conference of the Australian Historical Association held in Sydney this week. The prominent keynote sessions were dominated by women and …

https://stumblingpast.wordpress.com/2015/07/13/women-history-at-ozha2015/

Published by Genealogy’s Star: Look for your ancestors in a directory

It is true that the old paper telephone book is almost extinct. Personally, I haven’t used one in years. There were times when I carried one around in my car while I was at work, but those days have long since been replaced by a series of handheld electronic devices. Genealogists need to remember that…

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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 LegacyFamilyTree: 4 Ways to Research in a Cemetery

Genealogists love cemeteries! Cemeteries can be critical for finding information related to the births and deaths of our ancestors. When there is a lack of records sometimes the only information we have will be on a gravestone. In this article we’ll discuss four ways you can expand your cemetery research. 1. Ancestor Research If you…

http://news.legacyfamilytree.com/legacy_news/2015/07/4-ways-to-research-in-a-cemetery.html

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 Genealogy’s Star: Find your family with school records

The first schools in America date from the 1600s. Boston Latin School is credited as being the first public school in America and also the oldest existing school. The first laws in the United States making education compulsory, date from this same period, the early 1600s. School records may contain much more than a list…

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