- FamilySearch Adds More Than 7.2 Million Indexed Records and Images to Argentina, Germany, Jamaica, Netherlands, Sweden, ...
- FamilySearch Adds More Than 1.5 Million Indexed Records and Images to Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Italy, and the...
- FamilySearch Adds More Than 5.1 Million Indexed Records and Images to Brazil, New Zealand, and the United States
Author Archives: familyhistory
Don Eckerle, of The German Genealogy Group and John Martino, of the Italian Genealogy Group, are wrapping up their current project of indexing the New York City death records (New York City Department of Health) from 1949 to 1962. The … Continue reading
I just received the following information that I thought might be of interest to some. “The Family History Library will present a free webinar for all who are interested in learning how to use United States church records to help … Continue reading
The Central Islip Hospital Cemetery Restoration Project is looking for volunteers for Sundays, July 27 and August 2 at 9:00 a.m. to assist with cleaning, mapping, photographing, and documenting headstones. Participants will meet in the Touro south parking lot, the lot … Continue reading
The popular celebrity family history series Who Do You Think You Are? returns to television tonight (July 23rd) on the TLC channel. For more information go to the website http://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/who-do-you-think-you-are
On July 2, 2012, a total of 49,025 FamilySearch indexers and arbitrators joined together to set the all-time record for the most indexing participants in a single day. This Sunday (July 20th) FamilySearch is hoping to break that record. This … Continue reading
Join us tomorrow (July 15th) at 2:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room, for a program about the major genealogical databases (Ancestry.com, Fold3, and HeritageQuest) our library subscribes to.
The Fold3 database has been restored for us. You should be able to access it again from your home computer by logging in using your library barcode. If you have any problems, please call us and ask for adult reference.
The Fold3 database is currently not allowing full access. We have notified them of the problem and hopefully this issue will be resolved soon.
I have not received any official word on this, but it appears that Ancestry.com Library Edition database is working again.
“Around 1:30 p.m. MT on Monday, June 16, 2014, attackers targeted Ancestry with a Distributed Denial of Service attack (DDoS). During the attack, Ancestry websites along with the Find A Grave website were clogged with massive amounts of bogus traffic … Continue reading