Released Live Archive
We recently released two databases – and there will be a handful more coming later this month. Between them there were 337,000 names keyed by 2000 contributors over countless hours. U.S., Buffalo Soldiers, Returns From Regular Army Cavalry Regiments, 1866-1916 Alabama, Marriages, Deaths, Wills, Court, and Other Records, 1784-1920, aka Alabama Reference Name Files What [...]
In September we have released 6 new live databases!! Georgia Civil War Correspondence 1847-1865 U.S., Navy Casualties Books, 1776-1941 Montgomery County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920 Bartholomew County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, 1883-1920 USHMM – Records of the World Jewish Congress in Romania And, we need a drum roll for this one… New [...]
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!
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 [...]
It is a great week for the World Memory Project! Yesterday we completed the Romania, Family Questionnaires for Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Victims, 1945 – just under 15,000 image sets. And today we released two projects live to be searched on Ancestry - Poland, Jews Displaced from Biała Podlaska to Międzyrzec-Podlaski, 1942 and Palestine, Illegal Immigration from [...]
Last week we released another project Live to Ancestry, Pennsylvania, U.S. Naturalization Originals, 1795-1930. This is the fourth Naturalization Originals database that is now available to search because of your contributions! In looking for our immigrant ancestors the Naturalization collections can provide a wealth of information – I know I am waiting for when the New York [...]
And, if one collection wasn’t enough…the U.S., Seamen Protection Certificates, 1792-1868 also went Live today!
The Seamen Protection Certificates were issued for the protection of the sailors so their identity and nationality wouldn’t be questioned. You can read more about the certificates here. Thank you to the 394 contributors who keyed and arbitrated these records so there are now over 77,000 names to search!
Thanks to the efforts of 442 contributors the UK, Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books, 1802-1849 collection is now live on Ancestry to search! At the time the prisons were so full that temporary prisons were set up on decommissioned naval ships in the harbor – this temporary arrangement ended up lasting for 47 years! [...]
Earlier today the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com announced that material from four Museum collections containing information on more than 30,000 victims of Nazi persecution is now available online at Ancestry.com and can be searched at no cost. The collections were keyed by community contributors (you!) as part of the World Memory Projectand contain [...]
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