The Library of Virginia has online images from the “Confederate Disability Applications and Receipts” collection. These applications result from an 1884 act to grant a total of $60,000 to veterans (soldiers and sailors) who had been disabled in the Civil War.
FamilySearch is indicating that the following database has been updated since our last posting:
Genealogy Search Tip of the Day is proudly sponsored by GenealogyBank. In February, they are offering an annual subscription for a monthly rate equivalent to less than $5 a month!
This page on the San Francisco Public Library website has links to free copies of San Francisco between 1850 and 1982.
This includes article links from the following blogs:
- Genealogy Search Tip
- Genealogy Tip of the Day
- Genealogy Transcriber
- citation of the week
- tombstone of the week
- letter of the week
- photograph of the week
Some use the weekly update in place of the daily updates that go out. There’s a nominal $5 fee per year to pay for the email service that is used to send the update out. Email addresses are not sold or shared. You can view the most recent issue where there is also a subscription link at the bottom of the page.
The Indiana University website has a collection that consists of all published Indianapolis city directories ranging from 1855-2001.
FamilySearch has added 14 rolls of microfilm to it’s online collection.
Massachusetts delayed and corrected vital records, 1753-1900.
View the card catalog entries (links included to actual images are on this page in the far right hand column and the catalog tells you what’s on each roll)
Brooklyn, New York, city directories covering the years 1856-1908 have been digitized by Brooklyn Public Library and can be viewed on their site.
Old Webinar Prices back through 21 February
Old prices back (an average of $8–lower than the competition!) between 18 February and 21 February Regular prices are between $15 and $20.
From now through 21 February, we’re also offering all four of my “Brick Walls from A to Z” webinars for a total of $15..
The following databases are showing up as new on FamilySearch since our last posting (many of the statewide indexes of vital events are from what used to be referred to as the International Genealogical Index):