Archive for February, 2017

Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

FamilySearch has a significant proportion of these materials from Ireland available digitally on the website.

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Texas, Matagorda County, School Census Records, 1923-1946

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

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

Texas, Matagorda County, School Census Records, 1923-1946

 

Registry of Deeds Index Project Ireland

Monday, February 27th, 2017

This site contains 225,000 index entries to Irish deeds. In some cases links are available to actual records. More information at:

http://irishdeedsindex.net/index.html

 

Michigan, Eastern District, Naturalization Index, 1907-1995

Friday, February 24th, 2017

FamilySearch has indicated that the following database is new or has been updated:

Michigan, Eastern District, Naturalization Index, 1907-1995

Atlas of Historical County Boundaries Project

Friday, February 24th, 2017

This project (and the resulting website) is sponsored by the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois, contains information on county boundary changes in the United States.

Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

FamilySearch has updated the following database:

Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006

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Seeking Michigan Has Michigan Deaths 1897-1952

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Seeking Michigan  has death record indexes (including images of many records) from 1897-1952.

Webinar Released: Using Database Indexes at FamilySearch

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Using Indexes at FamilySearch

Making the best use of indexed materials at FamilySearch requires a knowledge and understanding of how the indexes at FamilySearch work and how they do not. After providing an overview of search strategies to use at FamilySearch we will look at several examples where locating the person of interest was more involved than simply typing their name the search box and finding it the first time. This presentation will also briefly address organizing your online search strategy. Handout included.

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Canadian Updates on FamilySearch

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

These two Canadian databases have been updated this month on FamilySearch:

 

London Lives 1690-1800

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

This database contains 3.35 million names from records in London, England between 1690-1800. Many of these records include those from the lower socioeconomic classes.

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