Monthly Archives: February 2016

FamilySearch: San Francisco Vessel Passenger & Crew Lists, 1954-1957

FamilySearch is indicating that the following database has been updated since our last posting:

California, San Francisco Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving, 1954-1957


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!

My Weekly Blog Update

weeklyblogupdate-20febMy blog update is sent every week and summarizes content posted to all my blogs since the last update was sent.

This includes article links from the following blogs:

  • Rootdig
  • Genealogy Search Tip
  • Genealogy Tip of the Day
  • Genealogy Transcriber

Additional content:

  • 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.2weeklyblogupdate-20feb


Webinars and Brick Walls


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.

Visit our webinar page


Brick Walls from A to Z Blow-out

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..

Visit our order page.

FamilySearch Updates: MA, NE, ME, MD Vital Events & San Francisco 1954-1957 Arrivals

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):

California, San Francisco Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving, 1954-1957
Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915
Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915
Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910
United States Deaths and Burials, 1867-1961
Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995
Maine Marriages, 1771-1907
Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910
Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995
Maryland Deaths and Burials, 1877-1992
Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970
United States, World War II Prisoners of War, 1941-1945