- SLIG Announces New Dates and Format
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- Announcing an October 2018 Genealogy Research Trip to Dublin or Belfast, Ireland
- Hotel Reservations Now Open for the National Genealogical Society’s 2018 Family History Conference
- Act Now to Save the 2020 Census
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- MyHeritage Record Week: Search 1 Billion Census Records for Free!
- Recent Updates to the Calendar of Genealogy Events
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- Safely Gathered In: The First Four Generations
- The Power of Family History in Missionary Work
- Family.me Creates an Interactive Family Tree with Living Relatives
- Using FamilySearch Apps to Record Oral Histories
- Preserving Family Memories: Real-Life Success Stories
- Seven Ways to Preserve and Share Your Family Story Today
- How Family Stories Shape Our Identities
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Author Archives: familyhistory
Ancestry.com has added to their collection a New York City death index covering the years 1949 – 1965. Unlike Ancestry’s New York, New York, Death Index, 1862-1948, this one also includes the NYC Health Department index images. If you do … Continue reading
On September 1, 2017, FamilySearch will discontinue its microfilm distribution services. The last day to order microfilms will be on August 31, 2017. The service is being discontinued because of the significant progress made in their microfilm digitization work and … Continue reading
The German Genealogy Group is always busy creating new indexes and databases. Recently they added the Federal Criminal Record Index, which you can search for free on their website http://www.germangenealogygroup.com. Their new project involves photographing the church registers of four … Continue reading
Here is some good news for New York researchers. Reclaim the Records, a nonprofit group, has succeeded in obtaining the New York State Death indexes from 1880 to 1956 and they have uploaded the indexes onto the website Internet Archive. … Continue reading
Our next genealogy program will be on Wednesday, June 7 at 7:00 pm. Our speaker will be professional genealogist and speaker Michael Cassara. This program is free and open to all.
For those who missed our last genealogy program, here is a list of some of the online newspapers that were discussed. All of the websites contain digitized New York newspapers which can be accessed for free. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspaper (Library of Congress) http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov … Continue reading
Our next genealogy program is on Friday, April 28 at 2:30 pm. In this program, we will explore some of the online newspapers available for family researchers. This program is free and open to all.
Join us on Wednesday, April 12 at 7:00 pm when genealogist Melissa Johnson will speak on descendant tracing. This program is free and open to all.
Join us for our Translating Italian Records program this Wednesday, March 22 at 7 pm. This is an introduction to understanding the genealogical information you can find in typical Italian records. This program is unregistered and open to all.