Friday, August 4, 2017

RootsTech 2018 - Got Your Hotel Yet?

Received from the RootsTech conference today:

Four hotels are now taking reservations for RootsTech 2018, happening February 28–March 3, 2018, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. These hotels are offering reduced nightly rates to RootsTech attendees and are conveniently located near the Salt Palace.

RootsTech 2018 officially begins on Wednesday, February 28, with class sessions starting at 9:30 a.m. (MT). The all-new general keynote address will begin at 4:30 p.m. The conference will end on Saturday, March 3.

Don't wait to make your reservation. Rooms typically fill up months before the event.

Click here to check out the hotels


Tuesday, August 1, 2017

New Historic Records on FamilySearch: Week of July 31, 2017

FamilySearch added almost 4 million new records this week from the Netherlands, plus records from Argentina, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Paraguay. In addition, they added US records for California, Idaho, South Dakota, and Utah. 

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Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
141,357
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
332,546
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
70,546
0
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66,304
0
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441
0
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543,098
0
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5,331
0
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197,959
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
3,837,720
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
7,652
66,233
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
12,468
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
3,803
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection

Thursday, July 20, 2017

New Historic Records on FamilySearch: Week of July 17, 2017

Almost 2 million new records from Washington state added this week. Also added are records from Argentina, Brazil, British Columbia, Illinois, Italy, Louisiana, Paraguay, and Texas.

Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
100,273
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
332,546
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
146,071
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
20,129
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
3,663
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
32,133
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
51,472
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
25,896
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
49,256
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
124,588
Added images to an existing collection
0
5,241
New browsable image collection.
1,891,273
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
1,315
Added images to an existing collection

Saturday, July 15, 2017

New Historic Records on FamilySearch: Week of July 10, 2017

Family Search as added 6 million new indexed records this week, with almost 4 million new Brazilian civil registration records.

Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
286762
286762
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
2480472
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
1458383
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
12575
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
22347
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
747018
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
500743
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
78964
0
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484319
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
1133
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
5039
Added images to an existing collection