Archive for October, 2017

Updated English Records on FamilySearch

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

FamilySearch is indicating the following databases from England have been updated since our last posting:

England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910

England, Essex Parish Registers, 1538-1997

England, Hampshire Bishop’s Transcripts 1680-1892

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Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

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North Carolina Colonial Court Records

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

The State Archives of North Carolina has a collection of digital images of colonial court records on their site. See the CCR finding aid to learn more about what is contained in this database.north-carolina-court2

North Carolina District Superior Court Records

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

From the State Library of North Carolina:

The District Superior Court Records digital collectionhttp://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm/home/collections/district-superior-court currently contains only one district, Edenton District, from 1756 to 1806.

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British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939

Monday, October 30th, 2017

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

British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939

 

Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922

Monday, October 30th, 2017

FamilySearch is indicating the following database is new or updated since our last posting:

Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922

 

Name Thesaurus

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

This site, Name Thesaurus, has spelling and other variants for millions of names. Most of the variants are phonetic and appear to be English/Germanic based, but this site can give you a good working list of possible alternate spellings for most surnames.

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Washington, Soldier Home Records, 1891-1945

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

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

Washington, Soldier Home Records, 1891-1945

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Ohio Soldier Home Records, 1888-1919

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

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

Ohio Soldier Home Records, 1888-1919

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New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

FamilySearch is indicating that this database has been “updated.” I have no idea how updated or what the update entails.

New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924

Users will need to set up a free account on Ellisislandrecords.org to view the images.