Category Archives: Indiana

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.

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 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

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New collections and projects from Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and more on Ancestry

Collections Following are the new genealogy collections and indexing projects Ancestry has released recently. * indicates a new collection Web: indicates a collection found outside of the Ancestry website, but searchable from within. Often, these collections can be found for free elsewhere on the web, so if you don’t have

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Newspapers added from California, Indiana, South Carolina, and more on GenealogyBank

Newspapers in the following areas were added during the last month: California, Redding (1899-1923) Indiana, Indianapolis (1998-Current) South Carolina, Fort Mill (2010-Current) These newspapers had additional pages added: California, Fresno (1879-1899) Florida, Bradenton (1923) Georgia, Marietta (1936) Georgia, St. Mary’s (2013) Illinois, Chicago (1950) Illinois, Rockford (1868-1879, 1881-1882, 1923-1952) Louisiana, Baton Rouge (1984-1990) Massachusetts, Boston (1961-1992) Mississippi, Biloxi (1923-1934) Nebraska, Omaha (1888-1907) New York,


Newspapers from Kansas, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and more added to added another 32 newspapers during the last two weeks and updated a bunch more. Be sure to click through to “Watch” the papers in your area of research so that you can be updated when they add more pages. (Scroll down for instructions.) Go to to get the full

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Newspapers added from California, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, and more on GenealogyBank

Newspapers in the following areas were added to or updated during the last month. * indicates a new newspaper from this area was added this month. *California, Fresno  (1888-1896) Colorado, Denver  (1908-1917) Florida, Bradenton  (1923) Florida, Tampa  (1925-1926) *Georgia, Cornelia  (2013) *Georgia, Dawsonville  (2013) Illinois, Rockford  (1925-1959) *Indiana, Batesville  (2010-Current) Louisiana, Baton Rouge  (1981-1990) Louisiana, New Orleans  (1978)

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New Collections from the United States, the UK, and Canada on Ancestry

The Ancestry websites added the following collections during the last week: * indicates a new collection Web: indicates a collection published on a partner site, but searchable on Ancestry’s site. *Web: Charlevoix County, Michigan, Marriage Index, 1868-2010 *Connecticut, Military Questionnaires, 1919-1920 *Web: Indiana, Marion Public Library Death Index, 1812

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17 Databases Updated on

FamilySearch added to or updated the following collections during the last week: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965 Canada Census, 1911 England, Cheshire Non-conformist Records, 1671-1900 England, Norfolk Bishop’s Transcripts, 1685-1941 France, Protestant Church Records, 1612-1906 Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Family Group Sheets, 1830-1900 Hungary, Civil Registration, 1895-1980 Indiana, Marriages,

Indiana — new historical databases, and works in progress

If you have Indiana ancestors, you’ll be interested in a few new online databases: The Indiana Historical Society placed an index to their publication, The Hoosier Genealogist, online. You can now view the every name index of these publications through their website here. My Genealogy Hound is adding biographies for Spencer

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