FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 30 Jul 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week Mexico, Hidalgo, Catholic Church Records, 1546-1971 29 Jul 2015 Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1514-1970 29 Jul 2015 Mexico, Durango, Catholic Church Records, 1604-1985 29 Jul 2015 Mexico, Guanajuato, Catholic Church Records, 1519-1984 29 Jul 2015 Mexico, Sonora, Catholic Church Records, 1657-1994 29 Jul… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 30 Jul 2015

Births, deaths, marriages · United States

Wednesday’s Resources – U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

Each week, I focus on either a new (or updated) record collection at ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch orFindmypast, or one of the other resources that I have used when researching my family history.  This week, since this collection had been mentioned on a number of different blogs, I decided on the new ancestry.com.au - U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.… Continue reading Wednesday’s Resources – U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #30 John Price

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week’s theme is: Challenging: It’s a good time to take a look at another challenging-to-research ancestor. For this week, I have chosen my 3x great… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #30 John Price

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 27 July 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week NEW  U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007  22/07/2015 NEW  Victoria, Australia, Selected Trial Brief and Correspondence Registers and Other Images, 1837-1993  21/07/2015 UPDATED  Oregon, Biographical and Other Index Card File, 1700s-1900s  21/07/2015 NEW  Canada, Selected School Yearbooks, 1908-2010  20/07/2015  

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Ancestor With Most Census Entries

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun.  Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun. This week the mission was: 1)  Do you know which of your ancestors appears the most times in the Census records?  How many years?  Are there duplicate entries?… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Ancestor With Most Census Entries

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Burgess (England)

In deciding which surnames to use, I have started with my direct ancestors, working through the surnames alphabetically.  I have two separate ancestors with the surname Burgess, so I will be setting up two separate posts.  Last week I looked at my first ancestor, Mary Ann Burgess. This week I am looking at my second ancestor,… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Burgess (England)

FindMyPast

Findmypast Fridays 24 July 2015

The following are the featured collections in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays. Victoria, Convict register 1842-1854  › New South Wales, Convict Death Register 1828-1879  › Queensland Convict register index 1824-1839  › Queensland, St Helena Convict Index 1863-1936  › Australia Convict Tickets of Leave 1824-1874  › New South Wales, butts of convicts’ certificates of freedom 1827-1867  ›… Continue reading Findmypast Fridays 24 July 2015

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 23 Jul 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week Philippines, Civil Registration (Local), 1888-1984 22 Jul 2015 Peru, La Libertad, Civil Registration, 1903-1998 22 Jul 2015 Mexico Baptisms, 1560-1950 22 Jul 2015 Mexico Deaths, 1680-1940 21 Jul 2015 Mexico Marriages, 1570-1950 21 Jul 2015 Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947 21 Jul 2015… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 23 Jul 2015

Parish Registers · United Kingdom

Wednesday’s Resources – England & Wales Parish Registers

Where to look for parish registers in England & Wales tends to depend on the county you are researching in, but one thing I have found is that it is often easiest to confirm relationships and trace a family back in time if you can access the original parish registers, or a transcript, for a… Continue reading Wednesday’s Resources – England & Wales Parish Registers