More about the first Norwegians in New Zealand (with link to...

Like many other cultures in foreign countries, the settlers in New Zealand had social gatherings. South of Norsewood,...

Irish Man Hilariously Pranks His Family at His Own Funeral

Dick Eastman · October 14, 2019 · Humor, People · No Comments I have been collecting humorous obituaries for a while....

Archival material from the Faeroe Islands is now online for the...

Since last year, the Danish National Archives has been working to digitize archive material concerning the Faeroe Islands. The work has now...

The Truth about Christopher Columbus and His “Discoveries”

Dick Eastman · October 14, 2019 · Uncategorized · No Comments Alternative Title: Columbus was Really Bad at Math Almost all the...

IGRS Revives its Student Membership Scheme

Dick Eastman · October 14, 2019 · Societies · No Comments The following announcement was written by the Irish Genealogical Research...

X-rays recreated damaged photo

Madalena Kozachuck discovered, just by chance, that she was able to reproduce a destroyed image from the early 1900s. Kozachuck is a...

Asking people to take DNA tests in search of criminals

Similar to many like-minded businesses, American FamilyTreeDNA now offers genealogists and other interested parties the opportunity to test their DNA.

From Norway to New Zealand with the boat Høvding (with the...

There were about 360 Norwegians and 11 Swedes who wanted to try their luck in New Zealand. It was then an unknown...

Documentary about Ellis Island

Some places are of greater cultural-historical value to us than others. One of these places is the immigrant reception at Ellis Island....

The Immigrant Reception at Castle Garden

If you have ancestors who migrated to the United States before 1890, their first meeting with the new country could have been...

(+) Why You May Need to Hire a Professional Genealogist

The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman. Genealogy research is a fascinating endeavor. After all, your family...

Over 14 Million New Records Available to Search this Findmypast Friday

The following announcement was written by Findmypast: Greater London Burial Index Were your ancestors buried in Greater London? Over 45,000 new records covering 10 parishes across...

Columbus Day DNA Sale at MyHeritage

Dick Eastman · October 11, 2019 · DNA, Sponsor · No Comments The Columbus Day DNA Sale price is $49 +...

What Good is an Armenian Genealogy Conference?

Dick Eastman · October 11, 2019 · Conferences, Genealogy Basics · No Comments If you have Armenian ancestry, you really should...

Norwegian emigrants to New Zealand

The history of the Norwegian emigrants to America is well known and well documented in Norway. What we do not know so...

It is Now Official: Say Goodbye To Your Windows PC As...

NOTE:This article is not about genealogy, but I suspect many Windows users will be interested in it. If you are looking for true genealogy-related...

The Norwegian National Archives in collaboration with MyHeritage

The Norwegian census for 1891, 1900 and 1910 were recently made available at MyHeritage. The census gives MyHeritage 6.8 million new documents...

Genealogy Online Becomes Partner of Patronomia for Creating and Printing On-Demand...

The following announcement was written by PATRONOMIA and GENEALOGY ONLINE: Paris, October 10, 2019 – PATRONOMIA and GENEALOGY ONLINE announced on Thursday their partnership and...

How can I Be Sure My ‘Re-print’ and ‘Use’ of Information...

Dick Eastman · October 10, 2019 · Legal Affairs · No Comments If you are planning on publishing information that was...

Mrs Muus’ complaint – a book about a marriage scandal that...

Autumn of 1879 marked the beginning of the end for the marriage between Bernt Julius Muus and Oline Muus. Oline accused her...