Published by FletcherFamilyTree: Tracking One Name in the Census

Time consuming as it may be, tracking the occurrence of a surname overtime in a particular locale can actually be extremely helpful.  We want to get to know the nearby families that share the name of our ancestor, especially if they live in the same town, because their records may very well be able to […]

https://fletcherfamilytree.wordpress.com/2015/11/09/tracking-one-name-in-the-census/

Published by Dick Eastman: The National Library of Ireland Places Adds Catholic Parish Registers Back to the 1740s Online

The National Library of Ireland in Dublin today (Wednesday) has placed the entire collection of Catholic parish register microfilms held by the National Library of Ireland (NLI) online. Involved are over 370,000 digital images of the microfilm reels on which the parish registers are recorded and which will be accessible free of charge. These parish…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/08/the-national-library-of-ireland-places-adds-catholic-parish-registers-back-to-the-1740s-online/

Published by Dick Eastman: New Genealogy Resource Should Boost Irish Tourism

Taoiseach (the head of government or prime minister of Ireland) Enda Kenny recently stated that an online resource for researching family history from the 18th and 19th centuries will prompt a wave of genealogical tourists to visit Ireland in the coming years. Mr. Kenny was speaking at the announcement of the National Library of Ireland’s…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/10/new-genealogy-resource-should-boost-irish-tourism/

Published by Dick Eastman: Ireland Reaching Out Creates “Reverse Genealogy”

Ireland Reaching Out, also called Ireland XO, is a non-profit organisation financed largely by the Irish government. The organization tracks down the descendants of those who left for America, Australia and other countries. Instead of waiting for people of Irish descent to trace their roots, Ireland XO volunteers worldwide are networking with people of Irish…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/06/29/ireland-reaching-out-creates-reverse-genealogy/