- MyHeritage is offering discounts on their DNA tests from FamilyTreeDNA.
- Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak contributed a blog post over on Irish Fireside and listed some websites to help you out with your Irish research.
- Genealogy Trails volunteer contributors uploaded records recently in various counties in the following US states: Illinois, Arkansas, Texas, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, and Georgia.
- Have colonial ancestors? [Why, yes, I do.] Here are 27 Colonial Newspapers from GenealogyBank.
- Speaking of newspapers, on Saving Stories, Robin shares 10 tips for success with newspaper research.
- Through January 25th, Family Roots Publishing Co. is offering a 20% discount on their colonial research package. [Less than $20.]
- On Irish Genealogy News, Claire reports: Origins adds England and Wales 1901 Census and a special offer from Ancestry UK.
- FamilySearch launched their new indexing website.
- Yesterday, Ancestry.com updated 3 existing databases for England and the US state of Oregon.
- USGenWeb volunteer contributors uploaded 123 files yesterday for various counties in the following US states: Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.
- On The Ancestor Hunt, Kenneth gives 9 places to find Navy Ancestors in Cruise Books.
- Families in British India Society: more birth, marriage, and death records were extracted from Allen's Indian Mail 1875 as well as more departure and arrival notices from Bombay were extracted from newspapers for 1885 & 1886 and uploaded to FIBIS' online databases.
- Need to understand the finer points of French Law for your ancestor research? The Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis highlights the Law Library of Congress' French collection.
- And a digital archive for the historical records for the world's first black mental hospital, Central State Hospital in Virginia, will be coming online soon.
Other things that might interest you. Maybe. Maybe Not. But maybe.
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