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Dick Eastman · December 3, 2019 · Online Sites · One Comment The following is a brief extract from the Reclaim the Records web site at: https://www.reclaimtherecords.org/records-request/25/: Introducing the first-ever freely-available publication, online or otherwise, of the Mississippi Statewide Death Index! This record set covers deaths in the state of Mississippi from about Read more on Eastman's...
Dick Eastman · December 3, 2019 · Online Sites · No Comments The following is an extract from an email message I received from the folks at LDSGenealogy.com: LDSGenealogy.com has been working for 13 years to develop an extensive U.S. genealogy directory to help people to easily locate the available genealogy records for a specific Read more...
Dick Eastman · December 3, 2019 · Uncategorized · No Comments Everybody is related to everybody else and sometimes the connections can be very interesting. That seems especially true of movie stars, politicians, and many other people in the public eye. Brexit may be compared to a messy divorce, but it turns out that Read more on...
The following announcement was written by the Ohio Genealogical Society: December 1, 2020—Bellville, Ohio: The Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS) announces a request for lecture proposals for the 2021 conference to be held April 14- 17, 2021, at Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center in Columbus (Lewis Center), Ohio. Topics being considered include: Ohio history, its records, and repositories; ethnic (African American, German,...
Dick Eastman · December 2, 2019 · Online Sites · No Comments The following announcement was written by FamilySearch: FamilySearch.org added over 8 million new, free,historical records from WWII Draft Registration Cards(1940-1947) and Lincolnshire, England, Parish Registers (1538-1990). The military records are from California, Kansas, Montana, Oregon and Texas. More indexed records Read more on Eastman's Genealogy...
Dick Eastman · December 2, 2019 · Books · 2 Comments Do you plan on donating your genealogy books to a local library? Chances are, the library will refuse the donation. An article by Nick Douglas in the LifeHacker web site at http://bit.ly/2rR2Ej3 describes several reasons why. I already knew some of the Read more on Eastman's...
Dick Eastman · December 2, 2019 · Genealogy Basics, Software · No Comments An ongoing discussion of GEDCOM versions and compatibility has been in the news lately. See http://bit.ly/2YgEB9G and http://bit.ly/2DPEhp3 to find two recent articles about GEDCOM capabilities that were published in this newsletter. Now John Cardinal of Read more on Eastman's Genealogy Newsletter
Dick Eastman · December 2, 2019 · Societies · No Comments If you want to visit the library of the Wayne County Genealogical Society, you need to be aware that the society has moved. Nearly 400 boxes of books and other materials were moved from the Society’s former location in the St. John Lutheran Church Read...
Dick Eastman · December 1, 2019 · Genealogy Basics · No Comments It is the first day of the month. It’s time to back up your genealogy files. Then test your backups! Actually, you can make backups at any time. However, it is easier and safer if you have a specific schedule. The first day Read more...
Dick Eastman · November 29, 2019 · Current Affairs · One Comment Will future genealogists perform most of their research of deceased ancestors by starting on Twitter? Twitter will allow people to permanently archive and memorialize the accounts of deceased loved ones. The company received backlash this week after news broke that it would delete Read more...
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