Category Archives: Pennsylvania

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.

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

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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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Elephind.com indexes 110 million items

Have you tried Elephind.com 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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52 Newspapers added from North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and more on Newspapers.com

Newspapers.com added another 52 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 Newspapers.com to get the full

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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)

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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.   Ancestry.com *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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40 newspapers added to Newspapers.com, many from Iowa, Wisconsin

Newspapers.com 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 Newspapers.com to get the full list of newspapers and dates covered.   Alabama Abbeville, Indiana

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