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Missing Census Media

Sometimes due to Internet gliches media doesn’t download from Ancestry.com when merging census records. To check, go to the Sources tab and find a Census Source. 49 more words

Behind the Scenes on the Shapell Roster Project: Alex Skerry & Adrienne Usher on Soldiers Justinian Alman & Jacob Hyneman

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Alexandra Skerry, Shapell Roster Researcher, and Adrienne Usher, Head Researcher – Shapell Roster.

This is the first in a series of “Behind the Scenes” reports on the Shapell Roster Project Team’s collaborative research process. 3,073 more words

American History

Review of Ancestry.com Mail In DNA Test

There are a few online DNA tests you can order.  The most popular one is run by 23andme.com, which is owned by a Google CEO’s wife.   304 more words


News You Can Use

News You Can Use in Your New York Research

The 1865 New York State census is now available on Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org. Both are fully indexed and searchable as well as browsable. 19 more words

News You Can Use

Family Trees - The MIONSIOG List

Readers of my blog know that I create family trees using information off of old newspaper items. Since I create these trees on Ancestry.com, only Ancestry.com users get to learn about these obscure items. 2,844 more words

Family Trees

State Records and Ancestry.com

Some states have an agreement with Ancestry.com. The state gives Ancestry access to one or more record collections and Ancestry puts them online. The state announces access to these records is free but only to its residents. 107 more words


The Melting Pot

One of my favorite things about traveling is meeting the people and learning the cultures and traditions of the countries I’m visiting. To truly become a Sojourner. 311 more words