Archive for July, 2017

The State Library of Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Historic Newspapers

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

The The State Library of Pennsylvania website has an extensive collection of digital images of newspapers. Click on “browse all” on their portal page to see a list of available items.

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Atlantic County, New Jersey, Newspapers

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

The Atlantic County Library System in Landing, New Jersey, has digital images of over 5,000 newspapers covering Atlantic County events, dating from 1860-1923.

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Manitoba, Canada Newspapers Online

Monday, July 24th, 2017

The Digital Resources on Manitoba History has a wonderful online collection of digital images from over forty Manitoba newspapers that are fully text searchable.

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South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

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

South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016

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Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

This database is showing as new or updated on FamilySearch:

Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868

Index only on FamilySearch–images appear to be on a different site.

Illinois Probate Records on FamilySearch

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

A smattering of probate records for Illinois on FamilySearch:

There are other counties. These are just counties I happened to find while doing something else. Search the catalog for your location of interest.

Remember that the FHL rarely has the entire courthouse records microfilmed.

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Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

FamilySearch is indicating the following database has been updated:

Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921

 

Texas, Church Marriages, 1845-1957

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

FamilySearch is indicating the following database is new or has been updated:

Texas, Church Marriages, 1845-1957

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Illinois State Archives Transcription Policy

Monday, July 17th, 2017

There is some good food for thought on transcription on this page at the Illinois of State Archives website. The policy is not unique to the Illinois State Archives.

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Beginning German Genealogy Webinar Released

Monday, July 17th, 2017

This session focuses on starting your German research. The session will include an overview of German genealogical sources (both online and offline), naming patterns and concerns, maps and other geographic finding aids, basics of terminology and handwriting, and more. Intended for those who have not really started researching their German ancestors in Germany.

Download is immediate. Presentation can be viewed more than once. Handout included.

Order today–introductory price expires 18 July.