Our final challenge, New Mexico, Mexican Archives Records, 1821-1846 will be November 1 & 2. Look for the winner updates from this week’s challenges later today. Happy indexing!
The New Mexico, Mexican Archives Records, 1821-1846 project is a combination of records from the New Mexico State Archives. You may encounter governor’s papers, military and legislative records, judicial proceedings or other records – we are keying name lists and records identified with the word “Pasaporte”. A good number of the records will be Cover page form types [...]
I have had a great time participating in the Challenges – obviously I am excluded from winning but I still like to key as much as time allows over the two day period. I have been remiss in posting the latest winners. Challenge #4 Top Contributors: Review: Joan A, UK Keyer: Kathie G, CAN [...]
Today brings us two new projects, the Iowa, Board of Control Convict Registers, 1872-1979 and West Yorkshire, England, Bastardy Records, 1690-1914 (Part 2). Iowa, Board of Control Convict Registers, 1872-1979 contains the records for prisoners in Iowa over a hundred year span. They are handwritten records in lists of 20-30 per page. If you have any questions or [...]
We have had a great start to the challenge! I never feel that there are words to adequately express my appreciation for our community and all that you contribute. You truly are a wonderful group of individuals. Challenge 1 Winners: Keyer: millow584, CAN Reviewer: aiwright_1, UK Challenge 2 Winners: Keyer: jamiechall, USA Reviewer: pjfogarty, USA [...]
…a new project! The Illinois, Chicago and North Western Railroad, 1935-1970 project is comprised of typed cards for employees of the Chicago and North Western Railroad. They are easy and there are a lot of them. If you have questions or feedback about this project please post them on the Discussion page. Happy indexing!
UPDATE: We have changed the final Challenge due to technical issues with the project. It will run November 1 & 2. October is Family History Month in the U.S. and Canada and since we already celebrated in August we are having a Part 2 event. The top keyer and reviewer(s)* will win their choice [...]
Today brings us the following new projects. New Zealand, Officiating Ministers, 1882-1920 - This is a small, typed collection giving the names of the ministers for churches throughout New Zealand. If you have questions or feedback please post a message on the Discussion page. New Zealand, Sheep Returns, 1887-1890 - This is another small, typed collection containing [...]
I won’t admit how long it has been since the last update – you will have to look through the archives and find out. The flip side of it being a while is seeing how many projects we have completed, those in red plus a few more. Then: Projects that are completely keyed or really [...]
In the last few weeks of August 2 new databases were released and 1 more was updated. These were smaller projects with the contributions of 1052 individuals resulting in more than 134,000 records. New: Ireland, Marriages in Walker’s Hibernian Magazine, 1771-1812 Willamette Valley, Oregon, Death Records, 1838-2006 Update: California, Railroad Employment Records, 1862-1950 Thank you [...]
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