101 Best Genealogy Websites 2013 Our 2013 roundup of the 101 Best Websites for genealogy offers rays of research hope with new sites plus perennial favorites sporting new features and records. One-Week Workshop: Organize Your Genealogy You know that a family website can help you share your genealogy research and connect with distant cousins—but do tech jargon, coding and technical aspects intimidate you? Here’s the solution! In this one-week workshop, you’ll learn how to use free website-building tools and services that make the job so easy you can do it in just seven days—even if you’re no tech whiz. - See more at: http://www.familytreeuniversity.com/make-a-free-family-website-in-one-week#sthash.eWHCvYnq.dpuf Family Tree Magazine - The Leading Family History Magazine
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Genealogy Insider Military Genealogy Tips for Memorial Day: Finding Pension Records Posted by Diane Honor your military ancestors this Memorial Day by learning more about their lives and service. One way is through pension records, which can be rich with information about the person who served. Various laws made those who served in the armed forces between 1775 and 1916, or their survivors, eligible for military pensions. You can search some indexes to pensions at sites such as Ancestry.com , Fold3 , FamilySearch.org , MyHeritage and findmypast .
Featured NA Indian Biographies Biographies are a good source of information on our ancestors. They can be used as a tool to provide facts: names, dates and locations for the events in our ancestors lives. They can also provide “meat” for genealogical research, and by that we mean the story behind the person – events which shaped and molded the character of a person. We have put a great number of biographical information online, both Native American and general biographies, and have gone through all of them and provided links to the one’s specific to Native American.
Kentucky Vital Records Index Indexes to selected Kentucky vital records are available here for searching. This data was acquired from Kentucky's state Office of Vital Statistics for noncommercial use only. It may not be used for any commercial purpose. Any reselling, profit making, or surcharges added by an Internet provider for access to the data will result in loss of access to the data. Accessing the data will be interpreted by the University as agreement to the above terms.
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France Genealogy - French Genealogy - French Ancestry National Library of France Libraries on the Web - France sunsite.berkeley.edu Repositories of Prime Resources - France UIdaho.edu - Special Collections Archives départementales des Alpes de Haute-Provence Departmental records of the Alps of High-Provence Archives Départementales des Côtes d'Armor Departmental records of the Coasts of Armor
by Chris Whitten The Worldwide Family Tree Wiki. Unlike many wikis the content is not completely open and public. Copyrights are kept by the contributors. Content is kept private through a unique “Trusted List” system that enables you to select the individuals you want to collaborate with and the specific content you want to share with them. This flexible system means everyone can be on one worldwide family tree but privacy isn’t sacrificed. Genealogy Software Reviews
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Canada's first census was initiated by Intendant Jean Talon in 1666 in New France (present day Quebec). The census counted the colony's 3,215 inhabitants and recorded their age, sex, marital status and occupation. Before 1871 (Canada's first national census) there were 98 colonial and regional censuses. AllCensusRecords.com
A helper number is an identification number that allows someone to use FamilySearch.org on behalf of someone else. People who already have an account on FamilySearch.org can see or edit their helper number in settings. Note: Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have a default helper access number, which is the last 5 characters of their membership record number.
Newspaper Obituaries are a rich source of information for family historians. Obituaries are mini biographies that form a memorial tribute to a person's life. One key to searching successfully for obituaries is to have correct information about your ancestor's death. The death certificate forms the foundation for a successful obituary lookup. If you do not already have one, contact details for obtaining death certificates for each state are at vitalrecordsonline.net
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