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(+) Rescue Old Photos and Documents: Make a Humidification Chamber

22 May 2015 22:00

The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman.  Old documents, newspapers, and photographs are often improperly stored. They may have been rolled or folded for years. By the time that you, the family historian, find these items and wish to view them, the documents may be damaged if forced […]

How to use the Upper Saint John Valley (Northern Maine and Northwestern New Brunswick) Historical Land Grant Database to Find Your Ancestors

22 May 2015 19:05

Do you have ancestors from the Upper Saint John Valley? I do. That’s 50% of my ancestry and I also lived there for a few years. I was recently told of a great genealogy database for the area. If you also have an interest in the history and the people of the Upper Saint John […]

Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research Announces Upcoming Courses and Offers Memorial Day Drawing for Free Course

22 May 2015 19:04

The following announcement was written by the folks at the Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research: RALEIGH, North Carolina, 22 May 2015. Registration is currently open for six upcoming courses offered by the Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research. “We are very excited about these new courses, covering genetic genealogy; English, German and Native American research; and […]

Discount on Genealone WP (Genealogy Plugin for WordPress)

22 May 2015 17:40

I have written before about Genealone, a product that allows you to quickly and easily build your own genealogy web site. See to find my earlier articles. The following message was written by David Nebesky of You can get 50% discount on genealogy plugin for WordPress from Genealone now. With Genealone WP you can […]

World War II Spitfire Pilot Takes His Legacy Online

22 May 2015 16:36

What will people know about you after you die? Some people are going a step further, and creating a virtual “shoeboxes” of family photographs, love letters, marriage certificates, priceless video clips and key documents, in an attempt to preserve their most precious memories. One such person is Brian Bird, a former World War II Spitfire […]

New Records Available to Search at Findmypast

22 May 2015 16:28

The following announcement was written by the folks at Findmypast: This Findmypast Friday marks the release over 154,000 fascinating apprenticeship records from two of London’s historic liveries. This week’s additions also include mortuary register records from the London borough of Southwark, Royal Navy officer’s award index records and over half a million new passenger list […]

Records from the Jersey Archive in the Channel Islands Go Online for the First Time

22 May 2015 16:22

The Blog reports that the Jersey, Channel Islands, Wills and Testaments collection covering the years 1663-1948 and the Jersey, Channel Islands, Occupation Registration Cards from World War Two covering the years 1940-1945. Both these collections will be of enormous benefit to anyone who is eager to learn more about their Jersey family history. Some […]

Scottish Genealogist Dr Bruce Durie Receives Prestigious Fulbright Award

22 May 2015 14:03

The following announcement was written by the Fulbright Commission: Dr. Bruce Durie, internationally recognized as one of Scotland’s top genealogists, has been granted the prestigious Fulbright Scottish Studies Scholar Award. This will enable him to spend seven months research and teaching at an American University, on one of the most prestigious and selective scholarship programmes […]’s Owners Reportedly are Exploring a Possible Sale of the Company

22 May 2015 03:27

This story strikes me as non-news: Reuters News Agency is reporting that LLC, the world’s largest family historical past website, is exploring a sale that would be worth between $2.5 billion and $3 billion, together with debt, based on information from individuals acquainted with the matter. Permira Advisers LLC, the buyout agency that owns […]

Jason Scott Sadofsky Wants Your Old AOL CDs

22 May 2015 00:18

Finally! Someone has found a use for all those AOL disks that were sent to your house and given away by many stores. Jason Scott Sadofsky is a Free-Range Archivist & Software Curator for the Internet Archive. He wants every disc ever made, but is specifically requesting that readers of his blog send him old […]
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