Free Weekend for Military Records

To celebrate Veteran’s Day in the US, Find My Past (website) is giving free access to military records until Sunday, Nov. 13th, 11:59 p.m. GMT. Not only do they have US military records but they also have Canadian and British military records. They say that they have 70 million records available. You do have to …

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Indexing Event Results

Look at those statistics! Last weekend FamilySearch had a worldwide indexing event. They hoped to get 72,000 people to index records and went over by 61%. Ten million plus records were indexed by people from almost everywhere on the planet and in many languages. Another interesting statistic is that there were 10,348 indexers 17 and …

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FamilySearch Indexing Event

This weekend FamilySearch is having a 72 hour indexing event. They hope to have 72,000 people index records between July 15th and 17th. During those three days you can just index one set of records to be counted. I think once you find out how easy it is to index historical records then you will …

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Free Records Search

FindMyPast is offering free access to over 1 billion genealogical records now through July 4th. This will include free access to:  Over 106,000 US passenger list records Over 116,000,000 US marriage records Over 690,000,000 US & Canada census records Over 265,000,000 UK & Irish census records Over 10 million new and existing Naturalization records Over …

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Fixing Relationships in FSFT

Months ago I notice a problem with an ancestor in the FamilySearch Family Tree (FSFT). Jeremiah Halsey showed with two wives with the same children listed. The big problem was that one of his wives was really his mother. At that time I couldn’t figure out how to fix the situation. Then last week I …

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