Georgia, Fulton County Records from the Atlanta History Center, 1827-1955

December 2nd, 2017

FamilySearch is indicating this database has been updated:

Georgia, Fulton County Records from the Atlanta History Center, 1827-1955

 

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Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994

December 2nd, 2017

FamilySearch is indicating this database has been updated:

Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994

The images are on a partner site–not FamilySearch.

Chicago, Illinois Genealogy Site

November 30th, 2017

Those with an interest in the Chicago, Illinois, area may wish to take a look at this site:

http://www.chicagogenealogy.com/

 

Sweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-1927

November 30th, 2017

FamilySearch has announced an update in the following index:

Sweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-1927

Actual images are not on FamilySearch.

Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921

November 29th, 2017

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

Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921

 

Illinois Digital Archives

November 28th, 2017

The Illinois Digital Archives has a wonderful set of historical and genealogical images–including road maps from the early 20th century, Registers of Prisoners for Alton, Joliet and Menard State Prisons 1833-1908, and more.

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1834 Danish Census

November 28th, 2017

FamilySearch has announced the following new database of images:

Denmark Census, 1834

Ostfriesische Nachrichten from Breda, Iowa, Online

November 27th, 2017

Extant issues of the Ostfriesische Nachrichten, published in Breda, Iowa, are available online. Issues generally have good coverage from the 1880s through the 1910s. Search interface is a little clunky and the script doesn’t OCR all that well in places, but the issues are browsable.

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My Blogs and Subscribing/Unsubscribing

November 27th, 2017

I maintain the following genealogy blogs:

  • Rootdig.comMichael’s thoughts, research problems, suggestions, and whatever else crosses his desk
  • Genealogy Tip of the Dayone genealogy research tip every day–short and to the point
  • Genealogy Search Tipwebsites I’ve discovered and the occasional online research tip–short and to the point?

Subscription/Unsubscription links are on the top of each page. Unsubscription links are also in each email sent.

Tips for Dating Postcards

November 22nd, 2017

The Center for Southwest Studies at Ft. Lewis College has a page of tips for dating U. S. postcards.

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Genealogy Search Tip is sponsored by GenealogyBank.