Independence from incomplete family tree

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) suggests you “declare your independence this holiday week from an incomplete family tree. Search and browse free among 1.4 BILLION names on AmericanAncestors.org, the award-winning website of NEHGS.”

Until 10:59 pm (CDT) on Thursday, July 6, “you’ll have complete freedom to roam” on all its online databases.

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Webinar about choosing the right DNA test

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is sponsoring a free webinar on “Choosing a DNA Test for Family History Research.”

The live broadcast will be Thursday, June 15, from 2-3 pm CDT, but you can watch a recording of the presentation on the website later.

Here’s a description of the webinar:

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NEHGS launches database

I’m posting this from Morocco. In between tours, including visits to Berber families living in caves and tents and a dromedary ride in the Sahara Desert, I’ve had little time for genealogy research. However if your ancestors passed through greater Boston, read on.

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Another week of free searches

Last week an email dropped in announcing an offer by the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) for free access to their AmericanAncestors.org website. Even better news: they’ve extended the free offer until April 20!

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Free! (Happy New Year!)

The festivities aren’t over until the last special holiday offer expires! Here are a few:

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Great Migration Databases

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is commemorating Independence Day by offering free access to its online and searchable Great Migration databases. You can do research on America’s first settlers at www.AmericanAncestors.org for free this week.

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Are You An Above-Average Blogger?

A recent survey by the New England Historic Genealogical Society asked how many genealogical blogs you followed. Here are the results:

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