Written records can be wrong

The latest Irish Family History Centre’s newsletter contained an article that made me stop and think. Continue reading Written records can be wrong

More Catholic parish records on microfilm

Our series will continue with publication of additional Minnesota church records. However we’ve discovered a few of our microfilm reels may contain more information than the labels indicate. We’re double-checking to make sure our index is complete.

More postings to follow in coming days.

Finding your Pennsylvania ancestors

“Millions of Americans have ancestors who lived in Pennsylvania at some point in their lives. Prominent groups of immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania include Germans, Irish, African-Americans, Italians, Swiss, Dutch and Chinese. ” Continue reading Finding your Pennsylvania ancestors

Catholic Parish records on microfilm (Rice & Scott Cos.)

Here’s Part 3 of our series regarding IGSI-held, microfilmed church records from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

Continue reading Catholic Parish records on microfilm (Rice & Scott Cos.)

Catholic Parish records on microfilm (Anoka & Dakota Cos.)

Here’s Part 2 of our series regarding IGSI-held, microfilmed church records from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Continue reading Catholic Parish records on microfilm (Anoka & Dakota Cos.)

MN Catholic Parish records on microfilm (Hennepin Co.)

Irish Genealogical Society Intl (IGSI) members often boast about our “Irish Collection” – the books, journals, family histories, maps, and more – housed at the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS) Library in South St. Paul. ¬†Also part of the collection are 101 rolls of microfilmed records from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Continue reading MN Catholic Parish records on microfilm (Hennepin Co.)

Happy Mother’s Day to Queen June

A great Mother’s Day story appeared in the Chicago Sun Times. Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day to Queen June

IGSI website to be updated soon

The May-June 2017 issue of Ginealas, the bi-monthly eNewsletter of the Irish Genealogical Society Intl (IGSI), arrived in members’ email boxes this week. The lead story was about updating IGSI’s website. Continue reading IGSI website to be updated soon

Special on FTDNA Autosomal

Discover your ancestral origins and connect with others who share your DNA. Continue reading Special on FTDNA Autosomal

“named” by Public Profiler

How we love to track surnames! A website developed by geographers at the University College London (UCL) is another tool for finding where in the UK your ancestors migrated (or stayed). Continue reading “named” by Public Profiler