- FamilySearch is working to put the world's historical records online in one generation. Read all about it in their current press release. And? They also made this handy dandy infographic. [Mind boggling, isn't it? But? Don't forget the actual clue you need for unraveling your research conundrum might not be in a record of this type but in the recesses of someone's mind or buried in a box in someone's attic or growing mold in the basement of a small county courthouse or sitting in a antique shop on a bookshelf or...]
- Techcrunch tells you how to avoid this current phone spam scheme.
- The National Archives (UK) gives a behind the scenes look at the records of English and Welsh manors: the Manorial Documents Register put online recently and how these records can help you with your English and Welsh research.
- Whoa. Look at what was found! Over 1000 claims from settlers and Dakota Indians from during the US Dakota War of 1862. Read all the details on Star Tribune.
- A recently added database to Mocavo's online collection: Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, Bethany Children's Home Book of Children One Index.
- Newspapers.com has recently added pages to newspapers they already had in their collection & they've added some newspapers to their collections. Have they added something you've been needing for your research?
- Ancestry.com updated 3 existing databases for Vermont and 1 for England yesterday.
- FamilySearch.org added or updated record databases & record image databases yesterday for Brazil; Colombia; Paraguay; Portugal; Spain; US states of Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, and Washington; and the US Census Mortality Schedule for 1850, the US Headstone Applications for Military Vets; and the US Naval Enlistment Rendezvous records.
- USGenWeb volunteer contributors uploaded 141 files yesterday for various counties in the following US states: Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, Nevada, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia.
- Whether you're going to Rootstech or not, make sure you bookmark the Rootstech RebelMouse page I created with links to all the news, photos, blog posts, and more from the conference. [The livestream schedule, Expo Hall map, syllabus downloads are all there!]
Other things that might interest you. Maybe. Maybe Not. But maybe.
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