Archive for April, 2016

May 2016 Webinars

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

We’re excited about our May 2016 webinar schedule:mjn-web-270x300

  • Irfanview for Genealogists
  • Digital Media Organization
  • American Court Records
  • Federal Land State Property Descriptions: Sections, Townships, Base Lines and Meridians
  • Barbara’s Beaus and Gesche’s Girls

Visit our announcement page for specific schedule.

 

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Bureau of Land Management Tract Books

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

If you have been using the Bureau of Land Management Tract Books which were recently published digitally on the FamilySearch site, there is a guide to what locations are contained in which volume.

Not all states’ tract books are on line.

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More information on my webinar on these books is on my other blog
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Kansas and Massachusetts Marriages on FamilySearch

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

The following databases are showing as having been updated on FamilySearch  since our last update:

Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911

Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915

Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

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

Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001

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May 2016 Classes: Land, Probate, and Organizing

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Join us for the following events this April/May (registration is limited):

Georgia Deaths, 1928-1940 Updated On FamilySearch

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

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

Georgia Deaths, 1928-1940

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Massachusetts Vital Records Updated on FamilySearch

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

FamilySearch is indicating the following databases are new or updated  since our last posting:

Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910

Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910

Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915

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FamilySearch Updates Michigan Marriages

Monday, April 25th, 2016

FamilySearch is indicating the following databases have been updated since our last posting:

Michigan Church Marriages, 1865-1931

Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940–includes images

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California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index, 1852-1989

Monday, April 25th, 2016

FamilySearch is indicating the following database as new since our last posting:

California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index, 1852-1989

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Wildcards Work on Ancestry.com’s Keywords

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

The keyword box at Ancestry.com allows searches to contain wildcard terms. Soundex isn’t an option in the keyword box, but this does give some flexibility.

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