Category Archives: United States

May Digitization Round-up

Every month there are many announcements of new counties digitizing their records, or invitations for you to bring your own photos and records in and get them digitized locally. Each of these projects are started by just one person, or a small group of people, who want to make a difference.

What’s new in the directories this week

Do you have ancestors from Michigan, Ohio, or Ontario, or have a particular affinity for historical videos? Be sure to follow these sites:  News Directory   Detroit Society for Genealogical Research – Shares news of general interest but also Detroit and Michigan-specific news. Ohio Genealogical Society Blog – Shares updates to Ohio records on Chronicling America (newspapers)

New Partners Added to DPLA – CA, CT, IN, MT, and more

DPLA, otherwise known as the Digital Public Library of America, added 6 new partners last week, meaning that you will soon be able to search the collections of these organizations through the dp.la website: California Digital Library Connecticut Digital Archive Indiana Memory Montana Memory Project U.S. Government Printing Office The

What’s New This Week

Here’s what was added to the genealogy directories this week: Genealogy News Directory Indiana Indiana Genealogical Society Blog – The Indiana Genealogical Society publishes many databases in their members-only section, and sometimes shares news about other online resources. New Mexico New Mexico Genealogical Society Blog – Includes not only news about the society

Additions to DeathIndexes.com

The Genealogy Roots blog announced links added to DeathIndexes.com for all of these states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin. Take a peek, you never know what you might find. _____________________________________________________________________ Things have been quiet on the blog, but not behind the scenes. I’m working on a makeover of this

Recent Pennsylvania Genealogy News and Updates

Here are a few things you might like to know about if your genealogy research takes you through Pennsylvania. These updates occurred throughout the month of January: New and Updated Databases FamilySearch.org Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Seamen’s Proofs of Citizenship, 1791-1861 Genealogy Trails Indiana County Wills of Indiana County, Pennsylvania (1817-1849) Letters of

Chronicling America – Newspapers added from Multiple States

Going forward, most of our updates will be more locality-specific, but every once in a while we have to share a little tip that is website-based. Chronicling America added dozens of new newspapers from the following states: Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee,

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