The Archion site is useful for genealogists who have ancestors in Germany. It has many of the German church records and German Church Books (Kirchenbücher) in one location. Keep in mind that most of the records are Evangelical. They have recently updated their site. Let’s look.
Enjoy your Thanksgiving with your family and friends! Happy Thanksgiving 2023!
I’m always interested in finding genealogy related sites. I’ve recently discovered Fulton History which has an indexed search option. It is an older site, using that technology, but if you have ancestors in the New York area, some of these older newspapers may just be the ticket for you. Let’s look.
Happy Veterans Day to you and your family. A family friend’s funeral will be on Veteran’s Day which seems appropriate as he served during the Korean Conflict. I thought this was a great time for us to re-visit what records are available for our military veteran ancestors. Let’s look.
Here we are with two months left in 2023. Typically, this time of the year gets busy with holiday planning, holiday get-togethers and other fun distractions from genealogy. And that is ok. We should spend time with family and friends when we can. Our family research might take a back burner but here are some ideas to help us fit genealogy into this busy time. Let’s look.
In addition to collecting books on genealogy, history, writing and family history research, I tend to keep past issues of genealogy magazines. And I do go back and reference information. Here are a few tips to help you if you keep those magazines too. Let’s look.
The news reports of so many deaths and recent passings of relatives, I’ve been thinking about ancestors and their passing. As family historians we are excited to find those death dates but pausing to remember the humanity is important too. We’ve discussed records related to death some time ago. This week let’s look at those past blogs.
A recent webinar speaker talked about his research and the importance of genealogy proof when researching ancestors. We haven’t talked about this for a long time, so I thought it would be a good topic this week. Let’s look.
This past month I was able to visit with vendors at a genealogy workshop and had the opportunity to learn more about Forever. Focused on protecting memories for genealogy, it is an interesting company. Let’s look at what I learned.
This past weekend I attended the Family History Workshop 2023 organized and hosted by the Heritage Education Commission Moorhead. It was a great day with interesting topics and excellent speakers. As you probably have surmised, I do love old newspapers. They are a wealth of information. The Community History Archive includes newspapers that local libraries have digitized. Let’s look.
With a lifelong passion for genealogy and history, the author enjoys the opportunity to share genealogy tidbits, inspiring others to research and write their family story.