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MyHeritage releases SuperSearch search engine From MyHeritage ( This week we've officially released SuperSearch, a brand new search engine for historical records. This is an exciting moment for lovers of genealogy worldwide. It's found on SuperSearch includes 4+ billion genealogy records from our acquisition of WorldVitalRecords last year, such as birth, marriage, death, burial, census, military, immigration, yearbooks and other types of records, plus scans of original documents.

Learn to Use Google in Genealogy Searches - Google Genealogy Tips Since the Google search engine went live in September 1999, it has changed the way people search the web. Today, many genealogists use Google for their genealogy internet and surname queries, and for good reason. Not only does Google produce accurate and relevant search results, Google is extraordinarily fast and flexible. However, Google has evolved over the years and the tips and tricks have changed and evolved also. MyHeritage releases SuperSearch - a State of the Art Search Engine for Family History The following announcement was written by MyHeritage: Cutting-edge search engine powers breakthrough discoveries, adds color to family history and establishes the popular family network as a leading player in the historical content market PROVO, Utah & LONDON & TEL AVIV, Israel – June 25, 2012: MyHeritage, the most popular family network on the web, today announced the official launch of SuperSearch, a powerful new family history search engine for helping families around the world discover historical records and long-lost relatives. Packed with the industry’s most international source of historical content and family trees, SuperSearch ( is capable of searching billions of records within seconds. With more than 63 million registered users, MyHeritage has become the trusted home on the web for families wishing to explore their family history, share memories and stay connected. Number one online destination for global research

Missouri Digital Heritage Explore our Collective Past More than 9 million records can be accessed through Missouri Digital Heritage, including the collections of the Missouri State Archives, the Missouri State Library and other institutions from across the state. We’re always working to help local organizations digitize their collections and share them online. How to Search Ireland Genealogy To look for records just enter the surname you are researching and click “search”. You will be shown a list of all records that contain the surname you have entered. It will show the applicants name, county in which they resided at the time of the ’41 and/or ’51 census and an Ireland Genealogy file number. The applicant will not always share the surname that you have searched.

Atlas of Historical County Boundaries Project National Data Click on the national map to see all of the Atlas' content related to the nation at one view. Like the state map above this content includes interactive maps, shapefiles, and metadata. Birth, marriage and death records are the basic building blocks of anybody’s family tree. Construct your Irish lines quickly and easily with our Birth, Marriage, and Death Indexes, 1825-1978. These 22 million records cover the period of the destroyed Irish censuses, so they can help you fill in frustrating gaps in your discoveries. Indexes from Northern Ireland are included up to 1922. Although the official Church of Ireland was Anglican in the 18th and 19th centuries, most people refused to conform. This means Catholic records are your best bet for tracing early births, marriages and deaths.

Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States A spectacular historical atlas refashioned for the 21st century Here you will find one of the greatest historical atlases: Charles O. Paullin and John K. Genealogy Laois- L Carroll, born Queens County, Ireland, 1835, was superintendent of the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Works, Washington and in 1863 he married Miss Honora J Mc Mahon of Ohio. Daniel Hannagan, born Queens County, Ireland in 1815 son of Hugh & Margaret (Duley) married Margaret Miller of Queens County. Margaret Miller was born in Queens County in 1825 and the had 11 children. Laois Castles; Aghamacart Castle; Carrigan cites the castle to fall in 1801.One of it's walls stood to a height of 20ft circa 1900.

The Importance of Given Names In genealogy we usually concentrate on surnames since they are the most important way of identifying people who are related. A surname is usually inherited and, while it may be changed, some form of it is usually retained. Given names are more important in a way because they represent a voluntary choice by the parents or, sometimes, by an individual. A name is usually not given lightly. It represents thought and feelings and can be significant to the researcher. Naming Patterns

Richard Cardiff Family History Local History Brian J Cantwell's Memorials of the Dead.----------------Donoughmore Old;Cardife Math; 30/9/1830 (53)James (son); 2/9/1827 (11)Bridget Doyle; 1947 (70)----------Cardiff Michael; 28/6/1856 (30)Cardiff John; 24/10/1964 (94) ( Monmore)Bridget (wife); 24/10/1970 (83)------------Cardife Bridget; 16/6/1826 (93)===========================St Francis Church RC ( Franciscan) Sinnott Anastasia (nee CARDIFF) 20/7/1810 (49)Richard (hus); 1/5/1819 (61)Pettit Elizabeth (nee Sinnott); 17/7/1836 (64)Sinnott Mary; 21/4/1862Sinnott John; 17/3/1862============================Grange;