Archives for October, 2013

Fall Challenge


It is time for a challenge!  We’ll be making our way around the world, one country at a time.  Phileas Fogg thought he could go around the world in 80 days, I think we can do it in 8 weeks. Starting and ending as he did in the UK. Week 1 (October 29-November 2): Isle [...]

Three new projects


Today brings us three new projects – although all are from the U.S. the similarities stop there.   The U.S., Military Registers, 1862-1970 (Part 2) project contains registers for military personnel stationed in Oregon.  There are a wide variety of types of records you will see but all keyed records should be classified as Military Register forms. [...]

Woohoo! More live projects!!


In the past month we have released 5 projects Live on Ancestry.  Between the projects that is more than 1.4 million more records searchable for free! U.S., Cherokee Baker Roll and Records, 1924-1929 U.S., Military Registers, 1862-1970 Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Tax Lists, 1819-1869 Cheddar Rate Book, 1865 USHMM: Czechoslovakia, Selected Jewish Holocaust Records, 1939-1941 Thank [...]

Our new collection is from…


…the smallest island I have visited, the Isle of Wight!  And for such a small island there were certainly quite a few non-conformists.  The new project this week is the Isle of Wight, England, Non-Conformist Registers, 1832-1937.  It is a collection of baptism and marriage records from religious denominations not belonging to the Church of England. If [...]