Category Archives: Texas

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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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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Michigan marriages & deaths, Texas births & deaths, AP stories, UK Quakers, and more added to Ancestry

The Ancestry websites added the following collections during the last two weeks: * indicates a new collection Web: indicates a collection found outside of Ancestry.com   Ancestry.com United States *Associated Press, Name Card Index to AP Stories, 1905-1990 *Associated Press, Subject Card Index to AP Stories, 1937–1985 *Associated Press, Service Bulletin,

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North Carolina, Texas, and UK collections added to Ancestry

The Ancestry websites added the following collections during the last week: * indicates a new collection   Ancestry.com 1910 United States Federal Census * Collin County, Texas, Marriage Index, 1800-2010 * North Carolina, Native American Census Selected Tribes, 1894-1913 Texas, Divorce Index, 1968-2011   Ancestry.co.uk * UK, WWII Civilian Deaths, 1939–1945     No

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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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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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New papers on Newspapers.com this week

The following newspapers have been added to Newspapers.com during the last two weeks. While they currently may only have a few pages in some papers, be sure to click through to “Watch” the papers in your area of research so that you can be updated when they add more. (Scroll

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Almost 150 newspapers added to Newspapers.com this week

After another week of adding almost 150 newspapers, Newspapers.com now includes 1,761 newspapers and 48,313,379 pages, an addition of 800,000+ pages during the last week. Most of these newspapers only added a few pages for now, but you can follow the newspapers to be updated when more are added later. See

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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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