This weekend Findmypast is offering free unlimited access to over 2 million records from their databases which include the following: Global record sets such as census, birth, marriage, and death records from the 1600s to the present. Millions of local newspaper pages from around the globe spanning 1710 to 2014. The largest collection of local records … [Read more…]
Finally, after waiting what seems to be an eternity, the Italian State Archives have added several records from Reggio Calabria towns to their database. This is very exciting news as the Italian State Civil records contain images for years up to and including 1940 for some towns which allow researchers to link more recent generations … [Read more…]
Have questions about how copyright laws work? We all do. It’s not all that black and white since there are different laws – or rather variations of the law- in different countries and conflicting opinions on how those laws are interpreted. To help simply it, Judy G. Russell tries to answer some of the more … [Read more…]
Gioiosa Ionica – Catasto Catasto Onciario 1745 is coming soon on Calabria Exchange. We are currently in the process of extracting the 1745 Catasto Onciario for the Comune of Gioiosa. At the present time it is almost 50% complete. Images and extractions should be completely uploaded sometime in August. Stay tuned for further updates … [Read more…]
The ongoing battle between Cyndi Howell [Cyndi’s List] and Barry Ewell [MyGenShare] has finally come to end (for now) as the both sides have reached an agreement. To read more about the the allegations brought forward by both parties and the outcome of the case, visit PR Newswire’s. Both have dismissed all claims with prejudice..
Southern California Genealogical Society’s Jamboree 2013 kicked off 6 June. Several geneabloggers are attending this year. To see a list of those attending please visit GeneaBloggers Live streaming will also be made through “JamboSTREAM” and with Ancestry.com support. In order to view though you must register for each individual webinar you are interested in. … [Read more…]
This years Southern California Genealogy Jamboree will be held Friday through Sunday, June 7 through 9, 2013 at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, California. This year’s theme is “Follow the Path to the Past,” with a special emphasis placed on military records and African-American research. There will be nearly … [Read more…]