- Today's Office 15-minute Webinar is about using the Word Web App and they'll be going over all the new features they've added. [Short and free, too.]
- Dear Myrtle's 2nd Annual Share a Memory Contest is upon us! And she shows us how to enter now. [The prizes are suh-weeeet.]
- On the We Are Cousins blog, Moises informs us of a mtDNA Mexican Surname Project that needs our help if we fit the criteria. [And if we don't, maybe someone we know does.]
- On the Irish Genealogy News blog, Claire Sentry tells us IGRS has added Irish Wills online. [And hat tip to @triginbrew on Twitter for tweeting that yesterday.]
- Yesterday, Ancestry.com added 2 new databases -- one for New England and one for Pennsylvania.
- FamilySearch.org added or updated 8 databases yesterday for Canada, Italy, Portugal, and the U.S., including New England, Illinois, and New York.
- And USGenWeb volunteer contributors uploaded 347 files yesterday for various counties in the following U.S. states: Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.
Have you used this resource?
City directories are a great resource we can use to place our ancestors in a time and place between census records which really helps us to find more records about them. But where do we find what's available online for city directories? Try using the Online Historical Directories Website. Created and maintained by genealogist Miriam J. Robbins, this website doesn't just include where city directories can be found online, but where all sorts of historical directories can be found online.
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