Archive for May, 2010

Genealogical Value of Tombstones

Death is a very sorrowful time, but when it does occur, it will generate sources we can use in our genealogical endeavors. It is important for us that are living; to ponder what documents will be generated at our death. Do members of your family know what data to give for your death certificate? How many times have I seen a death certificate with the wrong parents listed because the person giving the information did not know; they may have thought they knew their wife’s mother, but was in reality a step mom. We need to make sure these things are written down for our family members or close friends to be able to answer those questions correctly when the time arises.

Continue Reading May 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm Leave a comment

Familysearch Record Updates for May 22, 2010

FamilySearch Records has been adding more records to its database. When you visit their website, a red star will be next to those newly added or updated records. Here are the latest US updates. Here are some records that have been either updated or being added in the United States!

Continue Reading May 23, 2010 at 1:58 pm Leave a comment

Geneabloggers

Blogging has become a big part of internet writing for all topics of interest. Genealogy is no exception. A group has formed that centralizes a place for all genealogy bloggers to join and learn from. They have named this group,Geneabloggers.

Continue Reading May 7, 2010 at 7:35 am 2 comments


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