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Bootlegging and Our Ancestors
When I started doing my family history, I was interested in military service. I never knew that my grandfather had tried to serve, but he was discharged for not being completely honest on his application. He had failed to disclose he was on probation for bootlegging. Come learn more...
Linkpendium is a “gateway that hosts a list of links, organized by state and county; of where data and information can be found online. Both free and paid resources are listed. It is a fast and easy way to get a sense of what types of online resources are available for an area.” Come learn more.
Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics
Recently I started a Facebook page called Genealogy & Historical Databases. Pamela Wile is one of my Facebook friends who lives in the Halifax, Nova Scotia area. She posted a great link that I would like to share with you: Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics.
FamilySearch Updates Databases
Familysearch has recently updated their databases. Records are added to the collections as they are completed. Check out these databases!
City directories are a wonderful resource that some researchers do not take advantage of. Not all directories are the same, but they all have some basic information. Come learn more!
Washington Co., TN Deeds, 1797-1817, Vol. 2 Review
Genealogists that are researching in the Washington County, Tennessee area have a great new resource to use. The following book is now available: Washington County, Tennessee – Deeds, 1797-1817, Volume 2 written by Loraine Bennett Rae.
Bedford County, TN Bible Records, Vol 1 Review
The Bedford County, Tennessee Bible Records, Volume #1 was written by Helen and Timothy Marsh. Helen and Timothy have done an excellent job transcribing the Bible Records of those families they visited. Some of the data included are births, marriages, deaths, relationships and notes.
Civil War - GAR
Derek Davey, Guest Author, writes about the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in the Civil War.
One World - One Family Conference Announced
One World-One Family, Discover Your Family Roots announced their conference by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Kitchener Ontario Stake). Registration can be done online. Come learn more!
The Digital Library on American Slavery Review
The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) meets every June at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Students meet to take genealogical courses. This past week was a great informative week and I wanted to share a database I learned about in my Researching African-American class.
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