75% Black Friday discount on Findmypast

New U.S. subscribers can purchase a 30-day Findmypast World package for just $4.99, through Cyber Monday, November 27.

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Corrections made to 1901/1911 census

John Grenham reports the first round of census corrections have gone live on the National Archives website.

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Free military access on Findmypast

Honor your ancestors who’ve served their country; find out more about their wartime experiences. Findmypast is offering free weekend access to its military records to commemorate Veterans Day, 2017.

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Researching Irish Ancestors on the Internet

No Irish Saturday is scheduled at the MGS library in November 2017, but that doesn’t mean Irish Genealogical Society Intl (IGSI) won’t be sponsoring a class!

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Data removed from online sites

No, it isn’t your imagination. Information found online can disappear.

Borrow books from Internet Archive

Thanks to the National Genealogical Society (NGS) blog I’ve learned about Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library aiming to provide “universal access to all knowledge.”

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Beginner’s guide to genealogy

Occasionally we hear from other bloggers. Mark Orwig was the most recent.

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New Jersey marriage index (1901-2016) now online

The folks at Reclaim the Records, a not-for-profit activist group, never rest! They’re continually adding new record sets, and the latest is the New Jersey Marriage Index.

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NYC proposing to restrict vital records access

Help ensure access to New York City vital records. Make your voice heard before the October 24 (5 pm ET) deadline.

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Starter package at Findmypast

If you’re just getting started with your family history research – and/or if you haven’t tried Findmypast before – you may be interested in their special starter package.

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