The following database is showing as new or updated on FamilySearch since our last update:
The Library of Congress has scans of over 3,000 maps on their website. These are downloadable in a variety of graphic formats.
FamilySearch has announced the following new/updated databases since our last posting:
I’m very grateful to our sponsor GenealogyBank for their continued support of Genealogy Search Tip of the Day. Their latest offer for readers, fans, and followers is running through the end of the month.
The Harford County, Maryland, Historical Society has a variety of indexes to pre-1900 court and other records online. Getting to the actual indexes requires the searcher to search for names in the catalog and then to navigate until the pdf file for the index comes up.
I rarely post “news” here, but this is probably a good idea:
The FamilySearch website will be undergoing a technical upgrade Monday, June 27th starting at 12:00 am MDT (6:00 am UTC) and may be down for up to 24 hours.
Ancestry.com announced an update of their yearbook collection (1880-2012) sometime over the last few days.
Please be advised that the collection is incomplete and some high schools are not cataloged correctly. Bowen High School (in Chicago) is still cataloged as being in Bowen, Illinois, and a quick check indicated at least one Rock Island, Illinois, high school being classified as a junior high. After that I simply gave up.