Saving Fold3 info to your Ancestry tree

Found something on Fold3 you want to save to your Ancestry tree? Fold3 makes it easy to save records and Memorial Pages to Ancestry directly.

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Fultonhistory: free online NY newspapers

You may have never heard of Tom Tryniski, who’s scanned and uploaded millions of newspaper pages to his free website, Fultonhistory.com.

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Interactive surname maps of Irish Catholic baptisms

John Grenham has added yet another engaging feature to his website: an interactive surname map of all Irish Catholic baptisms.

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Free access to some Findmypast records

Findmypast, in association with the National Archives, has launched a new online collection of government records that tell the story of people who fought for women’s suffrage. Called the Suffragette Collection, these records will be free to access until International Women’s Day (March 8).

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Stories and pictures

Do you have an old photograph of an ancestor and wonder how to write up a story or bio about them?

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$1 FMP one-month subscription offer, good thru tomorrow

Findmypast (FMP) is offering a super-duper special price for new subscribers, $1 for a one-month subscription. But act immediately because it expires Sun, 21 January, 5:59 pm CST.

Forebears

If you’ve wondered where your surname comes from, you can find out for free on the Forebears website.

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LOC Veterans History Project

Imagine how exciting it would be to find a recorded interview with a veteran you were researching! This morning it happened to me!

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NEHGS databases free thru January 10

To assist family historians of all levels with ambitious New Year’s resolutions, American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) are granting FREE access to 1.4 billion searchable names.

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8 tips to help find your family tree

Genealogist Megan Smolnyak is “the sleuth who uncovered Barack Obama’s Irish ancestry,” and her tips can help you find more about your ancestors.

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