Monthly Archives: April 2013

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fold3: Civil War and pension records

The following collections have been updated during the last week: 56th-138th Infantry (Civil War) (98 – 100%) Pension Numerical Index (4 – 5%) Letters Received by Commission Branch, 1863-1870 (37 – 41%) In other fold3 news: Today is the last day to search Confederate records for free! Read more about the American Battle Monuments Commission collection which was completed last

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Ancestry.com adds new Texas, French, Chinese records, updates more

Ancestry.com added to or updated the following collections during the last week: 1911 England Census 1911 Channel Islands Census 1911 Isle of Man Census 1911 Wales Census (New) Web: Colorado County, Texas, Marriage Index, 1837-1886 Illinois Marriages to 1850 Liverpool, England, Baptisms, 1813-1906 Liverpool, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921 Liverpool, England,

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FamilySearch updates Austria, Italy, Ohio collections, and more

FamilySearch added to or updated the following collections during the last week: Austria, Tirol, Innsbruck, Sankt Jakob Parish Register Index, 1578-1970 Austria, Upper Austria, Wels, Census Records, 1613-1900 China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2011 Germany, Brandenburg, Wittenberge, City Directories and Citizen Lists, 1851-1921 Hungary, Civil Registration, 1895-1980 Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959 Italy,

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Odds & ends

My Genealogy Hound has finished adding biographies for Jasper County, Missouri (for a total of 1,024), and DeKalb County, Tennessee. They have begun adding biographies for Warren County, Iowa, Todd County, Kentucky, and Benton County, Missouri. Mocavo awarded a grant of $25,000 to the Bethany Children’s Home in Womelsdorf, PA. Mocavo will digitize two ledger books with information

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Multiple military databases updated on fold3

The following collections have been updated since 4/9: 56th-138th Infantry (Civil War) (98%) American Battle Monuments Commission (100%) Civil War ”Widows’ Pensions” (4%) Homestead Records (NE) (60-61%) Navy Cruise Books, 1918-2009 (60-63%) Pension Numerical Index (3-4%) WWII Navy Muster Rolls (37%) War of 1812 Pension Files (8%) Share your success story searching these records in the comments!

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Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com added to or updated the following collections during the last week: Chester County, Pennsylvania, Estate Papers, 1714-1838 London, England, Overseer Returns, 1863-1894 London, England, Selected Poor Law Removal and Settlement Records, 1828-1930 North Carolina and Tennessee, Early Land Records, 1753-1931 North Carolina and Tennessee, Revolutionary War Land Warrants, 1783-1843 U.S.,

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FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch added to or updated the following collections during the last week (looks like I need a new image…): Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933 Brazil, Civil Registration, 1870-2012 Brazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1848-2012 Brazil, Parish and Diocesan Records Brazil, Piauí, Civil Registration, 1875-2012 England, Northumberland, Miscellaneous Records, 1570-2005 Germany,

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