DNA Day 2015 is here! Continue reading DNA Day 2015
Here’s a delightful step back in time, sent to IGSI courtesy of our friend Brian Mitchell. You can feel the excitement (if not hear the crowds) in the little video showing the Scottish Americans returning to Glasgow for a visit:
Did you see your Scottish-American ancestor in the crowd?
Well-known genealogist Brian Mitchell has shared a link to his story about his father’s cousin, Walter Dawson Mitchell, who drowned nearly 100 years ago when the RMS Lusitania was torpedoed by a German submarine. Continue reading “Final Voyage of Ill-Fated Lusitania”
The Indiana Genealogical Society (IGS) now has more than 1500 databases on its website. These databases are from all 92 counties, plus numerous statewide collections; some are available to the public and some are limited to IGS members. Continue reading Did your ancestors pass through Indiana?
One of our faithful blog readers sent a link to the website of a local plant nursery. Yes, it’s the time of year when Minnesotans’ hearts turn to horticulture and they find themselves shopping for yet another daylily or hosta for their backyard. Continue reading Irish immigrant sculpture
Today in his “Townland of Origin” blog, Joe Buggy writes about Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI), “one of the three largest Irish genealogy societies in the U.S.”
Very nice coverage, Joe. Thank you!
Read what he says about IGSI here: www.townlandoforigin.com/
Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI) is sponsoring a trip to Ireland, combining time for family research with a motor coach tour of the Green Isle. Only a few spots remain available on the September 13-23 trip. Continue reading Only a few spots left on IGSI’s Ireland Tour
The Ulster Historical Foundation has added almost 9000 new Catholic baptismal records from three Belfast churches. Continue reading New RC baptismal records
Ancestry.com is offering a free weekend of access to their immigration records. If you don’t have an Ancestry subscription, now is the time to research! Continue reading Free Weekend for Ancestry immigration records