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If you have ancestors who migrated to the United States before 1890, their first meeting with the new country could have been Castle Garden. The better known immigrant reception area on Ellis Island did not start up until 1892. Castle Garden is located in the current Battery Park on the...
The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman. Genealogy research is a fascinating endeavor. After all, your family tree is a puzzle that needs to be solved. In fact, you are literally finding out where you came from. I strongly recommend that anyone with an interest in ancestry do their own research. After...
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 the region have been added to the index and are now available to search. The records in this collection date all the way back to 1399 and will reveal the date and location of your...
Dick Eastman · October 11, 2019 · DNA, Sponsor · No Comments The Columbus Day DNA Sale price is $49 + free shipping instead of the usual price of $79. Only $49 $79 FREE Shipping on 2+ Kits Click on the above image for more information. Read more on Eastman's Genealogy Newsletter
Dick Eastman · October 11, 2019 · Conferences, Genealogy Basics · No Comments If you have Armenian ancestry, you really should read an article in the Asbarez.com web site at: https://tinyurl.com/eogn191011a. Share this: Print & PDF Read more on Eastman's Genealogy Newsletter
The history of the Norwegian emigrants to America is well known and well documented in Norway. What we do not know so well is that Norwegians emigrated to other countries too, such as Australia and New Zealand. In 1872 and 1873 the boat "Høvding" arrived at Napier in New Zealand...
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 articles, I suggest you skip this one. In the July 30, 2018, edition of this newsletter, I predicted: “Huge changes are coming from Microsoft. A new rumor is going around that claims Microsoft is switching from SELLING...
The Norwegian census for 1891, 1900 and 1910 were recently made available at MyHeritage. The census gives MyHeritage 6.8 million new documents related to Norwegian family history. The three censuses account for half of the six national censuses that currently are available to everyone online. These censuses are already...
The following announcement was written by PATRONOMIA and GENEALOGY ONLINE: Paris, October 10, 2019 – PATRONOMIA and GENEALOGY ONLINE announced on Thursday their partnership and offer now an innovative service for creating and printing on-demand family history books. This service will be presented from October 24 to 26 in London at the international genealogy conference RootsTech, where both PATRONOMIA and GENEALOGY...
Dick Eastman · October 10, 2019 · Legal Affairs · No Comments If you are planning on publishing information that was at least partially obtained from other publications, you need to read an article by Judy G. Russell, aka The Legal Genealogist, in her blog at: https://www.legalgenealogist.com/2019/10/10/the-history-in-the-news/. It explains copyright issues in plain Read more on Eastman's...
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