Beginning Genealogy Series

Over the last few years Rochester Public Library has had a series of beginning genealogy classes on Sundays. The library will no longer be open on Sunday so the series has a new day and a new title: “Think Genealogy It’s Saturday.” Also new for this series of classes is they will be using the …

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SSDI Under Attack

One of the easiest places to find a free version of the Social Security Death Index (SSDI) has been removed. The database has been removed from RootsWeb. According to the web page on RootsWeb, the information has been removed because of “sensitivities around the information.” So you are directed to Ancestry.com where they have all …

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Genealogy Word Lists

Last week I received another issue of RootsWeb Review via email. In the issue is an article by Mary Harrell-Sesniak about translating Latin words in documents. She included a link to a page on FamilySearch.org with a Latin Word List. I really needed a list of German words for my research. Doing a search I …

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