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Friday Finds 19 Jul 2019

Each Friday, I usually share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. I haven’t posted any for the past month, so these are the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast and FamilySearch for the last month:… Continue reading Friday Finds 19 Jul 2019

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Friday Finds 21 Jun 2019

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. I’m running late with the post this week. The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week UPDATED Web: Obituary Daily Times Index, 1995-2016 19/06/2019… Continue reading Friday Finds 21 Jun 2019

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Friday Finds 14 Jun 2019

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. There was only one Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week. UPDATED Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934 10/06/2019 The following are the collections featured in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays… Continue reading Friday Finds 14 Jun 2019

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Friday Finds 7 June 2019

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The following were the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week. UPDATED Web: Washington County, Maryland, Marriage Index, 1861-1949 05/06/2019 NEW Essex, England, Church of England Births and… Continue reading Friday Finds 7 June 2019

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How I research my Scottish ancestors

I use 3 sites – Ancestry, ScotlandsPeople and FamilySearch Ancestry: I use Ancestry for the censuses, because all the people in the household are listed.  Although the images are on ScotlandsPeople, the index on ScotlandsPeople only shows the person you looked for, and not the other members in the household, and it can get quite… Continue reading How I research my Scottish ancestors

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Friday Finds 31 May 2019

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The following were the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week. UPDATED Munich, Germany, Nazi Documentation Regarding Jews, 1919-1946 (USHMM) 29/05/2019 UPDATED 1850 U.S. Federal Census - Slave… Continue reading Friday Finds 31 May 2019

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Friday Finds 24 May 2019

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The following were the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week. UPDATED Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 22/05/2019 UPDATED Weber and Piute Counties, Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940 22/05/2019 UPDATED Oregon,… Continue reading Friday Finds 24 May 2019

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Friday Finds 17 May 2019

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The following were the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week. UPDATED Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967 15/05/2019 UPDATED Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2017 15/05/2019 UPDATED Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952… Continue reading Friday Finds 17 May 2019

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Friday Finds 10 May 2019

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The following were the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week. UPDATED New York State, Death Index, 1957-1968 08/05/2019 Queensland, Australia, Licensed Victuallers Index, 1900-1903 07/05/2019 The following… Continue reading Friday Finds 10 May 2019

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The limitations of OCR

In working in the Australia Electoral rolls collection on Ancestry, I have come across numerous examples of instances when the OCR has not done a very good job.  Some names come out as gobblygook, while other names are missed completely. The following is a list of the years available on Ancestry for Victoria.  Those marked… Continue reading The limitations of OCR