Category Archives: New Jersey

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.

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New US Collections on Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com added the following collections during the last two weeks: Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore Steamship Arrivals, 1890-1930 Camden, New Jersey, Johnson Cemetery, 1844-1919 Georgia Land Lottery, 1827 Leavenworth, Kansas, U.S. Penitentiary, Name Index to Inmate Case Files, 1895-1936 *Missouri, St. Louis Public Library Obituary Index, 1880-2011 (Web) *Penobscot

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Odds & Ends: US & Canada edition – lots goin’ on!

Canada The 1921 Canadian Census was released last week to much rejoicing. It was released onto Ancestry.ca (usually a subscription site) for viewing for FREE. The indexes have not been created yet, but should be available later this year. Individuals are taking it upon themselves to transcribe pieces of it

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Newspapers added for Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and more to GenealogyBank

Newspapers in the following areas were added to or updated during the last month. *Alaska, Anchorage (2013) Colorado, Denver (1902-1913) Florida, Tampa (1904) Illinois, Belleville (1920-1932) Illinois, Rockford (1923-1978, 1980-1988) Maryland, Baltimore (1916) *Massachusetts, Dorchester (2007-Current) Michigan, Adrian (1910-1922) Michigan, Sault Ste. Marie (1892-1894, 1902-1908) Nebraska, Omaha (1890-1930) *New Jersey, Newark (2007-Current) *New York, Brooklyn (2003-Current) New York, New

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Odds & Ends: Records updates from Nova Scotia, England, Ireland, and more

  Canada Nova Scotia: An update was made to their online index to vital statistics. Added were births from 1912, marriages from 1935, and deaths from 1962. (The entire collection covers births from  1830-1912, marriages from 1763-1937, and deaths from 1864-1962.) Search the records   |   Thanks to the Genealogy