Archive for May, 2016

FamilySearch Civil War Databases

Monday, May 30th, 2016

FamilySearch has made a new landing page to search their  United States Civil War databases.

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Oregon Historical Records Index

Monday, May 30th, 2016

This index, created by volunteers, includes thousands of  index entries created from local and state records in Oregon–including birth records, marriages, naturalizations, and more.

Kentucky County Marriages Updated on FamilySearch

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

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

Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954

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Is that Family History Library Microfilm Online?

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Search the Family History Library catalog for locations of interest (counties, states, townships, cities, etc.) even if you are not able to actually visit onsite. There are a growing number of microfilms that are available online digitally–the catalog indicates this by the image icon.fhl-catalog

I was surprised to learn that the church I was looking for in Ohio had it’s records online–I didn’t even need to visit the library to use them. This is made clear in the film notes by the camera icon.

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Georgia County Marriages Updated on FamilySearch

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

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

Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950

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FamilySearch Updates Arkansas County Marriages

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

FamilySearch has updated the following database since our last posting:

Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957

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FamilySearch Update: Ohio Births

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

FamilySearch has updated the following sets of data on Ohio births:

Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962

Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003

FamilySearch Updates

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

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

California, Oakland, Alameda County, Newspaper Record Collection, 1985-2011

Texas, El Paso Alien Arrivals, 1924-1952

New York, Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956

North Carolina, Freedmen’s Bureau Assistant Commissioner Records, 1862-1870, on FamilySearch

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

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

North Carolina, Freedmen’s Bureau Assistant Commissioner Records, 1862-1870

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Cook County, Illinois Vital Indexes Updated at FamilySearch

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

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

Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994

Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940

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