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What Can a Death Certificate Tell You?

I’ve been thinking about this post for some time. A few months ago I decided to research all death certificates related to my immediate family. Now this might not sound like a pleasant task, but from a genealogy perspective a death certificate can yield a wealth of information. 505 more words

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Published by Dick Eastman: New FamilySearch Collections: Week of July 13, 2015

The following announcement was written by the folks at FamilySearch: Family historians hungry for historic Irish records will enjoy FamilySearch’s new collection, Ireland Petty Sessions Court Registers 1828-1912. 47 more words


Published by FamilyTreeGirl: Was Your British Ancestor a Slave Owner?

Originally posted on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter:Slavery was abolished in the British Empire in 1833. Those who had owned slaves were compensated at the time for their financial losses when they lost their slaves. 22 more words


Published by FamilyTreeGirl: My Slave Ancestors Blog by Robyn Smith

This blog has some great information on how to research your slave ancestry. For those who are researching slave ancestry are familiar with the challenges. It is critical to know where to locate records and know what records you are looking for. 17 more words


Published by StumblingPast: Women and History at the #OzHA2015 History Conference

The history profession in Australia appears to be a healthy profession for women judging from the proceedings of the annual conference of the Australian Historical Association held in Sydney this week. 14 more words


Published by Genealogy's Star: Look for your ancestors in a directory

It is true that the old paper telephone book is almost extinct. Personally, I haven’t used one in years. There were times when I carried one around in my car while I was at work, but those days have long since been replaced by a series of handheld electronic devices. 15 more words


Published by Genealogy's Star: Let's Look at U.S. Census Records

Some of the first records beginning genealogists look for are those in the U.S. Federal Census. My first experience with the U.S. Federal Census was not entirely successful. 37 more words