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.

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“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).

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Help from the Hutterites

A visit to my old home in South Dakota last week was particularly bittersweet.

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Upcoming IGSI classes

Here’s the schedule of Irish Saturday classes sponsored by Irish Genealogical Society Intl (IGSI) for May/June/July:

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Another freebie offer – New England probate records

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) has announced an offer of free access to their 32 probate-related databases, starting yesterday (April 18) and running through Tuesday, April 25 (midnight, Eastern time).

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Older than Ireland (film)

I understand this is a fantastic film. Here’s a chance to see it for free.

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Poet Katie Donovan to receive O’Shaughnessy Award

“Poet Katie Donovan of Dublin will receive the 21st annual O’Shaughnessy Award for Poetry of the University of St. Thomas Center for Irish Studies,” according to a news story from the St. Thomas newsroom.

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Orphaned photographs

Old pictures are what motivated me to start family history research.

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Ancestry bugs?

Have you experienced problems with Ancestry.com and thought it might be a programming bug?

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Free genealogy sites in each state

While I’m not a regular Facebook follower, I did catch the posting Char O’Connell recently shared about “Absolutely Free Genealogy Research Sites for Every Single U.S. State.”

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