Category Archives: Ohio

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)

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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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,

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New genealogy collections from Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma integrated into Ancestry searches

I say “integrated into Ancestry searches” because the databases can now be searched on, but the records are actually housed elsewhere. These are the collections added the last couple weeks: * indicates a new collection Web: indicates a collection found outside of the Ancestry website, but searchable from within

elephind indexes 110 million items

Have you tried yet? It is a free search engine designed specifically for performing keyword searches across multiple world-wide historic newspaper collections at once. There are now more than 110 million pages and nearly 2,000 titles people can explore through a single search. Newspapers are searched from each of

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Updates from the US, Argentina, Canada, South Africa, and more on FamilySearch

Collections FamilySearch added or updated the following collections this week: Argentina, Baptisms, 1645-1930 Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981 Argentina, Capital Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1737-1977 Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537-1888 BillionGraves Index Brazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1848-2013 Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1990 Italy,

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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)


40 newspapers added to, many from Iowa, Wisconsin added another 40 newspapers this week. 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 list of newspapers and dates covered.   Alabama Abbeville, Indiana

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Newspapers added in Pensylvania, New York, Michigan, Colorado, and more on GenealogyBank

Newspapers in the following areas were added to or updated during the last month. *California, Claremont (2012–Current) Colorado, Denver (1902–1917) *Florida, Callahan (2012–Current) *Florida, Fernandina Beach (2013–Current) *Florida, Jacksonville Beach (2012–Current) *Florida, Ocala (2010–Current) Florida, Tampa (1925–1926) *Georgia, Cleveland (2012–Current) *Georgia, Dahlonega (2013–Current) Georgia, Marietta (1892–1924) Illinois, Rockford (1938–1959) *Indiana, Bedford (1996–2013) *Indiana, Bloomington (1998–Current) Louisiana, Baton Rouge ( 1950–1972)

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