Archive for August, 2016

Wyoming, Star Valley Independent Obituaries, 1901-2015 on FamilySearch

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

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Wyoming, Star Valley Independent Obituaries, 1901-2015

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Michael’s Blogs

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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I write the following fee-based newsletters:

  • Casefile Clues–genealogy how-to and methodology, clear, down-to-earth, and practical.
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    • citation of the week
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    • picture of the week
    • letter of the week
    • and more!

Removal from this list

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1891 on FamilySearch

Monday, August 29th, 2016

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Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1891

Maine, Crew Lists Arriving at Robbinston, 1947-1954 on FamilySearch

Monday, August 29th, 2016

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Maine, Crew Lists Arriving at Robbinston, 1947-1954

Using the “Unit Index to Civil War Pensions” at Fold3.com

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Users without memberships at Fold3.com can browse the “unit index” to Union Civil War pensions enough to see if their person of interest received a pension. To see the actual card, fee-based access is needed. But the index will tell you if there is a pension for a specific person within a specific unit.

The actual pension, which is what most researchers probably want, are at the National Archives.

The screen shots show the procedure. fold3-1

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United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

Friday, August 26th, 2016

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United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942–commonly called the “Old Men’s Draft.” I think this has been updated, but not certain what was on there the last time I looked.

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Files of Deceased & Deserted Seamen in USA–ME and MA, 1837-1965

Friday, August 26th, 2016

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Maine & Massachusetts, Case Files of Deceased and Deserted Seamen, 1837-1965

San Francisco, Register of Chinese Immigrant Court Cases and Foreign Seamen Tax Cards, 1883-1924

Friday, August 26th, 2016

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California, San Francisco, Register of Chinese Immigrant Court Cases and Foreign Seamen Tax Cards, 1883-1924

Boston Passenger Lists Index, 1899-1940 on FamilySearch

Friday, August 26th, 2016

FamilySearch is indicating the following database is new or updated:

Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists Index, 1899-1940
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