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The Knowles Collection: Jewish genealogy database reaches 1 million entry milestone.

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           The Knowles Collection, the Jewish genealogy database linking generations of Jewish families, has recently reached over 1 million entries.   Since it’s inception, this free searchable database at familysearch.org has been growing steadily at an average rate of about 10,000 individuals each month, including Jewish individuals from over 80 nations. Genealogy researchers are free to …

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The Mormons are making major changes to their genealogy database to recognize same-sex families / LGBTQ Nation

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379          379Shares During Pride Month in June, LGBT people interested in family history received interesting news. Beginning next year, the world’s largest genealogy organization, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will release a redesigned website that will include same-sex families. FamilySearch.org, sponsored by the Mormons, first said in 2015 that it would add a …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Mar

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 1 Apr.

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             The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 1 Apr. Featured image: Flag of Argentina. FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 1 Apr.   Argentina Argentina Baptisms, 1645-1930 Argentina, Catamarca, Catholic Church Records, 1724-1971 Argentina, Corrientes, Catholic Church Records, 1734-1977 Argentina, Entre Ríos, Catholic Church Records, 1764-1983 Argentina, Jujuy, Catholic …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Aug 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Aug 2015.

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           The following lists are of the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Aug 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 29 Aug 2015. Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1869 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 Germany Germany, Hesse, Civil Registration, 1874-1927 Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg and Posen, Church Book Duplicates, 1794-1874 United Kingdom England and Wales Census, …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 20 Apr 2015.

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           The following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 20 Apr 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions   Canada Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927 Belgium Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1912 Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration, 1798-1906 Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 Czechoslovakia Czech Republic Censuses, 1800-1945 England England, Cornwall and Devon Parish …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 15 Mar 2015.

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           FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 15 Mar 2015. FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions   Australia Australia, Queensland Cemetery Records, 1802-1990 Canada Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932 Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888 Hungary Hungary, Civil Registration, 1801-1980 Russia Russia, Tula Poll Tax Census (Revision Lists), 1758-1895 United States California, San Diego, Chinese Passenger and Crew …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 7 Mar 2015.

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           The following are the ancestry.com and familysearch.org updates and additions up to and including 7 Mar 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Mendoza, Catholic Church Records, 1665-1975 Australia Australia, New South Wales, Cemetery, Military, and Church Record Transcripts, 1816-1982 Canada New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950 France France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Censuses, 1872 and 1886 …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Jan 2015.

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           Following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions up to 30 Jan 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1895 Canada Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904 El Salvador El Salvador Civil Registration, 1704-1977 Philippines Philippines, Manila, Civil Registration, 1899-1994 United States California, Immigration Registers of Japanese, Filipinos, and Hawaiians at …

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Ancestry and FamilySearch Updates and Additions to 17 Jan 2015.

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           The following are the Ancestry and FamilySearch Updates and Additions since January 6, 2015.   FamilySearch Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1895 Belgium Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914 Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1912 Canada Newfoundland, 1921 Census Newfoundland Census, 1935 Newfoundland Census, 1945 Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989 Guatemala Guatemala, Alta Verapaz, …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – 5 Dec 2014.

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           Following are the FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 5 Dec 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Barbados Barbados, Church Records, 1637-1887 Canada Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959 Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969 United States Hawaii, Obituaries Index, ca. 1980-present Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006 Minnesota, Grand Army of the Republic …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org additions and updates to 21 Nov 2014

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           If you’re interested in newly indexed and available records at Family Search and Ancestry.com , be sure to keep checking this blog. Although there is no set schedule, I try to publish the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org additions and updates. FamilySearch.org Additions and Updates United States Idaho, Southern Counties Obituaries, 1943-2013 Massachusetts, Boston Crew Lists, …

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Indiana’s Hoosier genealogy records to be digitized by Ancestry.com.

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           The Indiana State Archives have announced that their Hoosier genealogy records will be digitized by Ancestry.com over the next three years. The records include over 13 million birth, death and marriage records from the Hoosier State. Ancestry.com will be absorbing all of the costs of the digitization project, thereby making it possible for these records …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – 26 Oct 2014

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           Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions for the period up to October 26, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Marriages, 1722-1911 Bahamas Bahamas, Civil Registration, 1850-1959 Cape Verde Cape Verde, Catholic Church Records, 1787-1957 France France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Censuses, 1790-1891 Indonesia Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Mungkid District Court Records, 1985-2013 Peru …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – 14 Oct 2014

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           Sorry for the large gap. I’m in the process of doing some experimental performance of this site which has demanded much of my attention in the past couple of weeks. Finally, though, here are the FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to October 14, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Australia Australia, New South Wales, …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Additions and Updates – 20 Sep 2014

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           Following are the latest FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com additions and updates since my last update post of September 11, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Argentina Argentina, Entre Ríos, Catholic Church Records, 1764-1983 Belgium Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1609-1909 Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1910 Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913 Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – 11 Sep 2014

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           Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions for the week ending September 11, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Bahia, Passenger Lists, 1855-1964 Brazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1845-2013 Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2013 Canada Nova Scotia Births, 1864-1877 Colombia Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600-2012 Ghana Ghana Census, 1984 India India, Hindu Pilgrimage Records, …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – 4 Sep 2014

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           The following are the FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions up to September 4, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Bahia, Passenger Lists, 1855-1961 Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2013 Canada New Brunswick, County Registers of Births, ca. 1812-1919 India India, Hindu Pilgrimage Records, 1194-2013 Italy Italy, Venezia, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1806-1817 Nicaragua Nicaragua, Civil Registration, …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – 6 Aug 2014

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           Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions up to and including August 6, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 Canada Canada Census, 1911 Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Civil Registration, 1801-2010 Korea Korea, Collection of Genealogies, 1500-2012 New Zealand New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1848-1991 …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Additions and Updates to July 15, 2014.

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           Following are the most recent FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com additions and updates to their databases.   FamilySearch.org Additions and Updates Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2013 Canada Canada, Headstones Colombia Colombia, Military Records, 1809-1958 Czechoslovakia Czech Republic, Church Books, 1552-1963 Germany Germany, Hesse, Frankfurt, Civil Registration, 1811-1978 Italy Italy, Genova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1796-1812, 1838-1859, …

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Genealogy News Bites to July 10, 2014

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           Following are the most recent genealogy news bites and headlines up to July 10, 2014. FamilySearch.org New Online Training Now Available—June A new set of classes have been added to the Learning Center on FamilySearch.org. These new classes include: a report from a 2013 Czech genealogy conference… Saving and Printing a Portrait Pedigree As more …

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Genealogy News Bites to July 1, 2014.

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           The following are the genealogy news bites and headlines up to and including June 30, 2014. KQED (blog) You Can Transform Your Genetic Ancestry Data into Health Info, But Your … For just $5, Promethease can turn ancestry/family DNA data from companies like 23andMe, FamilyTreeDNA, and/or ancestry.com into DNA health data. The link here has …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions: June 15, 2014

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           Following are the FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com updates and additions up to and including June 15, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981 Belgium Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913 Canada Ontario Births, 1869-1912 Colombia Colombia, Military Records, 1809-1958 Costa Rica Costa Rica, Civil Registration, 1860-1975 Hungary Hungary, Civil Registration, …

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Genealogy News Bites – May 5, 2014

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           In an effort to help ease the load of searching for genealogy news and genealogy events, I prepare a ‘Genealogy News Bites’ post to gather together what I feel are the most important or informative genealogy news headlines from the previous week (or thereabouts). Following are the most recent and relevant genealogy news headlines.   …

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