Update: The wiki is officially fixed. If you encounter difficulties signing in please notify our support team, firstname.lastname@example.org. Yes, you can access the wiki, read instructions and view images – phew! What you cannot do right now is sign in to the wiki to post questions, or make edits. We are working on this issue and I [...]
In August we released 3 databases available for searching on Ancestry. 1864 Census for Re-Organizing the Georgia Militia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Immigration Records, Special Boards of Inquiry, 1893-1909 Second Census of Kentucky, 1800 Thank you to the 377 contributors who keyed and reviewed the 119,000+ records in these collections!
You may have noticed that the reappearance of projects we had previously “completed.” There was an error discovered with a few of the smaller projects where not all of the review image sets were being created. We have resolved the issue hence the increase in review image sets. (And we have taken steps to ensure [...]
Two new projects are now available to key – Rutherford County Marriages and USHMM – Krakow, Poland, Applications for ID Cards for Jews during World War II (Part 2). The Marriages of Rutherford County, North Carolina, 1779-1868 is a small collection. The records are typed so this is a perfect collection for beginners to work [...]
In the past month we have released 6 projects Live on Ancestry!! Because of your efforts there are now 329,000+ more records available to be searched. California, American Biography and Genealogy Dorset, England, Militia Lists, 1757-1860 Dorset, England, Vagrant Passes, 1739-1791 Dutchess County, New York, Naturalization Records, 1932-1989 North Carolina, State Census, 1784-1787 Pennsylvania, U.S. [...]
Over the past month, and a bit, we have released 6 more projects live on Ancestry – wow! U.S. Subject Index to Correspondence and Case Files of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1903-1959 New York, Erie County Census 1855, 1865, 1875 Middlesex, England, Convict Transportation Contracts, 1682-1787 1770-1790 Census of the Cumberland Settlements USHMM- Poland, Jews [...]
Here are a few updates that I am very excited about. New York, U.S. Naturalization Records – Original Documents, 1795-1972 is almost complete! There are still a few image sets being worked on but they are all checked out. This project has been a favorite since 20o9. Thank you to the 8545 contributors who have [...]
February has been a busy month and we still have a week left! I’ll start with the news that I think is the most exciting. This month we have released 4 projects live on Ancestry! Washington D.C., Ex-Slave Pension Correspondence and Case Files, 1892-1922 Perthshire, Scotland, Cess, Stent and Valuation Rolls, 1650-1899 USHMM: Soviet Union, Records [...]
There were a lot of participants yesterday when we visited France with the USHMM – Eure-et-Loir, France, Selected Holocaust Records so we had some good competition. Congratulations to yesterday’s winners! The top keyer was Carol, from Virginia, with 2148 records and Karen, from Nottinghamshire, was the top arbitrator with 161 image sets.* Tomorrow we are visiting [...]
It has been a busy couple of days of indexing! I hope everyone is keeping up with all of our travels. Tomorrow we will be in France with the USHMM – Eure-et-Loir, France, Selected Holocaust Records. These are relatively simple records to key – the records are typically typed and most of the records I have keyed [...]
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