Archives for July, 2009

New projects to key! Lorain County, Ohio, City Directories and Ohio State Directories


If you have enjoyed the Sands or Jacksonville Directories the Ohio projects will be right up your alley.  The directories are fun to key since not only do you see all of the neighbourhood but you also get to see the fun ads – since the projects span the first 6 decades of the 1900s it’s a [...]

New records from Perthshire, Scotland – Militia Survey and School Registers


Last week we added two new projects – Perthsire, Scotland Militia Survey, 1802 and Perthshire, Scotland, School Registers of Admissions and Withdrawals, 1869-1901.  The Militia Survey project consists of letters and forms sent in response to a survey that was sent to the households in Perth inquiring about whether there were service eligible men in the household.  This [...]

Now available to be keyed – Washington and Montana Naturalization Indexes


Yesterday we released the Washington and Monatan Naturalization Indexes.  This project is a little different than other Indexes projects as we are keying both Index pages and Index cards.  To find out more about this project please refer to the Help article, message board, and project page.

Happy Independence Day!


For those of us living in the U.S. this has likely been a busy weekend – a belated Happy Independence Day to everyone!  Our Fourth of July was filled with the Freedom Parade, family events, the obligatory fireworks and a lot of reflective thought.  As I watched the WWII veterans and currently serving soldiers go [...]

New Projects to Key! Lubeck Volkszahlung 1815 & 1831


Today we released two new projects.  These projects will look very similar to those of you who may have keyed the 1807 and 1812 Lubeck Census Records.  If you are willing to test your paleography and German naming skills these records are for you! As you key you will likely find these resources helpful: project specific help [...]

Happy Canada Day!


To all of my fellow Canadian contributors I cannot let the opportunity to wish you a “Happy Canada Day!” pass by.  Today, amongst others, I find myself reflecting on my ancestors and what they accomplished that allows me to be where I am today.  I am a Canadian citizen, and grew up in Canada, although I was [...]