Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Digital Public Library of America

If you have not taken a look at this new site, consider giving it a try. It includes the David Rumsey Map Collection. The Digital Public Library of America can be accessed at http://dp.la/.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Is Your Parish Register Latin Weak?

If you regularly use parish registers in Latin, consider downloading this reference on the FamilySearch website. The book, "Parish register Latin : an introduction" was written by C. Russell Jenssen.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Genealogy Tip of the Day Makes Top 40 Genealogy Blogs

Our sister site, "Genealogy Tip of the Day" made the list of Top 40 genealogy blogs and we are celebrating! Through 11:59 PM Central on 18 April 2013, purchase genealogy webinars and only pay 40% of the original price! Coupon code is forty.  Grow your genealogy skills today.

Our list of webinars is here:
You can view the presentations at your convenience after they have been downloaded. It is not necessary to view them immediately and you can view them as many times as you want.

View the list of all 40 top blogs here

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Monday, April 15, 2013

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Get Some First Name Perspective

If you are a subscriber to a genealogical database that will allow you to search for first names only, do that to get some perspective on how common that first name really is (or is not). Here's a link to a longer blog post I wrote while looking "for Fountain."

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Monday, April 8, 2013

Bureau of Land Management Allows for Clickable Map Searches

It's been on the site for several weeks, but I just noticed it.

You can search by location on the Bureau of Land Management website by locating the township on a map instead of searching based on text only. If you know where the location is, but do not have the legal description, this may be helpful.

There is more detail here: