NY State Historical Newspapers Website

The NY State Historical Newspapers is  a website that  contains about 3,700,000 newspaper pages scanned by libraries throughout the state. At one time each region in NY State had their own website but now they all have been combined. Best of all it is absolutely free. From the main page you can click on a …

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Cautions of the Social Networks

Recently while I was on Facebook, I decided to see what genealogy data I could find about shirt-tail relatives. By shirt-tail, I mean 3rd or 4th cousins or those people that are in my family tree but I don’t have any contact with. I must say I was surprised by the good data that I …

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