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The Orphan Train Kids
In the mid 1800’s there was a problem that was getting continually worse in the large cities such as New York and Chicago, among others. Many children were living on the streets, some of them just young kids with nowhere to live, sleep or eat. These kids eventually became known as Orphan Train Kids.
Heritage Makers Review
Heritage Makers is an online program to help you preserve & celebrate your family stories and heritage. They believe in the concept of celebrating “stories” to help bring family closer together. Come learn more..
Genealogy in the MBQ, Inside Memphis Business
A researcher once told me that you could find something genealogical and/or historical in any magazine you read. I was in a waiting room recently with time to spare and noticed a table with a variety of magazines. I decided to test out this researcher’s comment. Come learn more!
Genealogy- 11 Ways to Determine Death Review
Family researchers know that finding information on their ancestor’s vital records, birth-marriage-death, is an important part of the documentation. Robin Foster has written an E-book, Genealogy- 11 Ways to Determine Death, and she is offering it free to those who request it.
Genealogical Databases of a Different Type
I have started making a point of looking at genealogical databases of a different type, other than the ones I have usually gone to – Ancestry and FamilySearch. I have had some wonderful success. Come learn more...
Online State Resources for Genealogy Review
Michael Hait has released his second version for “Online State Resources for Genealogy” Ebook. Michael has researched every state and found some exciting new resources for us to try and hopefully find success. Come learn more!
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!
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