Friday, March 22, 2019

Genealogy in 123

Family research is easier than you might think. The ones who search for their Norwegian ancestry are actually quite lucky. The reason we are fortunate is that we have The National Archives of Norway. Through the Digital Archives they digitize...

Preserve old photo albums

Do you have an old photo album with older family photos in it? If so, do keep the individual photos in the old photo album. It in itself tells the story about a relative that once took the time to make a memory for later on. Maybe...

Found heirs by genealogy

When Jews were sent into gas chambers during World War II, their possessions were stolen, confiscated or they were forced to sell them. Now eight families have been contacted and informed that, as descendants, they are heirs to stolen works of art.

Create a timeline

Timelines are a great way to visualize the events that somehow have affected the lives of your ancestors. You can choose as many relatives as you want, but if you choose only one single relative, you are more likely to come across events that he or she...

Press Release: Bode Forensic Genealogy Service (FGS)

Dick Eastman · March 19, 2019 · Announcements, Business News · No Comments The following announcement was written by the Bode Forensic Genealogy Service: Bode Technology’s Forensic Genealogy Service, an offering to law enforcement investigators and crime laboratories, combines advanced DNA testing and genealogy to develop ancestral...

Danes will connect their ancestors historical sources

Through a new project "Link-Lives", almost all persons in Denmark who are filed in the archives between 1787-1968 will now have their archive entries linked together. By this interconnection, the hope is to get a better insight into the life...

Downriver Genealogical Society Library and Newspaper Digitization Project Moves to a New Facility

Dick Eastman · March 19, 2019 · Societies · No Comments The Downriver Genealogical Society Library and Newspaper Digitization Project has begun moving its artifacts and records to its new home in Flat Rock with a grand opening planned April 30. The society is moving from...
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Colored old Sami photographs

After seeing an old colored photograph of Abraham Lincoln, Per Ivar Somby got the idea of coloring the old black and white images of his own Sami family. The work eventually resulted in a number of colored pictures. On February...
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Remains found of the man who proved that Australia was a separate continent

An archaeological excavation of a former burial ground at Euston Station in London recently found the remains of Captain Matthew Flinders. An important piece in the history of Oceania Flinders is an historically important person as...

Downriver Genealogical Society Library and Newspaper Digitization Project Moves to a New Facility

Dick Eastman · March 19, 2019 · Societies · No Comments The Downriver Genealogical Society Library and Newspaper Digitization Project has begun moving its artifacts and records to its new home in Flat Rock with a grand opening planned April 30. The society is moving from...

Archive material about sick, old and poor Copenhageners now online

Copenhagen City Archives has now published archive material from the city's poor houses and hospitals online. More than 250 years of history of the city's sick, old and poor are now available through the archive. The contents of the archive