Archive for December, 2016

United States Civil War Confederate Papers of Citizens or Businesses, 1861-1865

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

This index of Civil War Confederate papers has been on FamilySearch for some time, but a reminder does not hurt. FamilySearch has an index only–images and index are on Fold3.com

Their description states the following:

Approximately 650,000 vouchers and other documents pertaining to goods and services rendered to the Confederate Government by individuals and businesses.

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Massachusetts, Revolutionary War, Index Cards to Muster Rolls, 1775-1783

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

This has been on FamilySearch for some time, but should be of interest to some of our readers:

Massachusetts, Revolutionary War, Index Cards to Muster Rolls, 1775-1783

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Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950

Friday, December 16th, 2016

FamilySearch  is indicating the following database has been updated:

Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950

 

Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1949

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

FamilySearch has announced an update to the following database: Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1949

I think what’s “new” is the index.

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United States Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of Freedmen, 1865-1872

Monday, December 5th, 2016

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

United States Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of Freedmen, 1865-1872

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ArkansasGravestones.org

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

This site has over 1.1 million gravestone images from the state of Arkansas.

http://arkansasgravestones.org/

 

Louisiana Draft Cards, compiled 1940-1945

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

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

Louisiana First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940-1945

 

Ohio, Crawford County Obituaries, 1860-2004

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

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

Ohio, Crawford County Obituaries, 1860-2004

 

Indiana State Newspaper Project

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

The Indiana State Newspaper Project has digital images of 117,000 issues of Indiana newspapers on their site.

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Ontario Marriage Records on FamilySearch

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

FamilySearch is indicating the following databases have been updated or added for parts of Canada since our last posting:

Ontario, District Marriage Registers, 1801-1858

Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869