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For those of us who were unable to attend RootsTech 2015, we can view some of the sessions by going to the webpage http://www.rootstech.org/?lang=eng. The program videos are free and require no registration to watch. Another tidbit of news is that … Continue reading
The Under-utilized Resources at the National Archives program scheduled for tomorrow evening (February 12) has been canceled by the speaker due to weather and travel concerns. We will try to reschedule the event at a later date.
If you discover that a relative’s cause of death was described as being an accident, you might want to check the newspapers to see if there was an article about the incident. New York newspapers back in the 19th and … Continue reading
A few library patrons at our last genealogy program were unaware they could access some genealogy databases through our library. I thought this would be a good opportunity to explain how these databases can be accessed through your home computer. … Continue reading
If you are new to genealogy you should mark January 14 on your calendar. That is the date we will be having an afternoon program for beginners. A member of the Genealogy Federation of Long Island will be here to give … Continue reading
Happy New Year! Here’s hoping that 2015 brings you much success in your family research. The New Year brings to mind the subject of the Julian and Gregorian calendars and how they factor into family research. If you have not … Continue reading
It seems that the older I get, the harder it is for me to answer the question, “What do you want this Christmas?” I know my usual answer of “nothing” isn’t helpful, but it really is truthful. My father use … Continue reading
There is big and exciting news for Irish family researchers. The National Library of Ireland is digitizing their entire collection of microfilmed Catholic parish registers. The plan is to to make the records freely available online by summer 2015. The … Continue reading
I received an email stating that FamilySearch has discontinued their photoduplication service. The service will cease on December 5, but only orders that were received on or before November 22 will be fulfilled. The reasons given by FamilySearch for dropping the service … Continue reading