- FamilySearch Adds More Than 9.4 Million Indexed Records and Images to Belgium, Czech Republic, Italy, Peru, Russia, and ...
- FamilySearch Adds More Than 1.3 Million Indexed Records and Images to Brazil, Canada, China, and the United States
- FamilySearch Adds More Than 125.4 Million Indexed Records and Images to the United States
Category Archives: Uncategorized
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
If you are just beginning to research your Italian-American roots, I have attached a bibliography to help you get started. If there is something you think should be added, please email me and let me know. I hope to revise this list in the near future with some … Continue reading
The deadline for submitting a handwriting sample has passed. Thank you to all who sent us a sample of an ancestor’s handwriting for this week’s program (Thursday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m). Even if you did not submit a handwriting … Continue reading
Genealogy and local history often go together. For this reason, I thought those with family roots in Oakdale might be interested in knowing that Oakdale has a fairly new historical society. The Oakdale Historical Society meets every third Tuesday of … Continue reading
Join us on Thursday, October 16 at 7:00 p.m. when Rhoda Miller, a certified genealogist, will provide you with tips on how to reduce your paper and digital clutter. This program is free and open to all.