Wednesday, September 28, 2016

141 Million New Ancestor Hints Added to FamilySearch Family Tree



141 million new ancestor hints will be released on FamilySearch Family Tree this week. 

Why do hints matter?

Check out FamilySearch.org for the Why, Where, and How of Hints.

Monday, September 26, 2016

New Additions to FamilySearch Collection, 26 Sep 2016

Over 6 million indexed records added this week to the collection at FamilySearch.org.

Records include collections for Australia, the United States Revolutionary War, and the Find A Grave Index. 

Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
156,667
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
69,290
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
352,527
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
6,298,610
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection

More information in interactive table here.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

New Additions to FamilySearch Collection, 19 Sep 2016

Over 1.5 million indexed records posted this week to FamilySearch.org.

Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments
4,831
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
39,590
80,863
New indexed records and images collection
1,807
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
4,445
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
449,874
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
977,877
132,398
New indexed records and images collection

More information in interactive table here.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Arizona Council of Professional Genealogists - Annual Meeting



Arizona Council of Professional Genealogists annual meeting:

Saturday, September 24th, 2016
From 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Mesa Inter-Stake Center, 830 E 2nd Ave, Mesa, 85204

Registration: There is no charge to attend, and space is limited to the first 50 who register. Please RSVP by September 18th, by email to azcpg@hotmail.com

This gathering is an opportunity for Arizona genealogists to meet and network. You need not be a member of AzCPG to attend. If you are interested in working in a professional way, improving your genealogy expertise, maybe thinking of starting a genealogy business, or have been in business for a while, please join us and become acquainted with others with similar interests.

Featured speaker will be Richard Young, speaking on Blogging for Family History: Why and How; and Facebook and Genealogy: How to setup and use.

There will be an optional Dutch Treat Luncheon after the meeting (12:30) at the Charleston’s Restaurant, 1623 S Stapley Dr, Mesa. If you would like to attend, please RSVP by September 18th.

New Additions to FamilySearch Collection, Sept 12, 2016

New collections added this week:

Collection
Indexed Records
Digital Images
Comments




2,792,790
447,167
New indexed records and images collection
9,943
10,000
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
15,530
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
9,497
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
135,479
192,128
New indexed records and images collection
102,418
70,540
New indexed records and images collection
101,038
8,671
New indexed records and images collection
431,746
431,746
Added indexed records and images to an existing



collection
0
933
Added images to an existing collection
0
4,296
Added images to an existing collection
3,025
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
8,450
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
13,934
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
50,279
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
5,124
577
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
4,942
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
84,121
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
34,697
96,711
New indexed records and images collection
242
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
12,967
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
45,287
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
616,001
623,774
New indexed records and images collection
196,206
205,954
New indexed records and images collection

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Legacy Family Tree User Group Meeting


Interested in saving your family history on your computer and don't know which software to use? 

Come join us for our monthly Legacy Family Tree User Group meeting on Thursday, Sept 8th, at 6pm. We meet at the LDS Church building at 1415 E. Southern Ave, in Mesa. Come in the back door on the south side of the building. 

Questions? Give me a call at 480-220-7391, hope to see you there. 

-Richard

Friday, September 2, 2016

New Additions to FamilySearch Collection, August 29. 2016

New collections added to FamilySearch.org this week

COLLECTION
INDEXED RECORDS
DIGITAL RECORDS
COMMENTS

Maine & Massachusetts Case Files of Deceased and Deserted Seamen 1837- 1965
0
16,231

New browsable image collection.

United States World War II Draft Registration Cards 1942
0
882,986

Added images to an existing collection
Australia Tasmania Civil Registration 1803-1933
425,774
0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Australia Queensland Maryborough Public Records 1847-1989
17,156
0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Spain Diocese of Lugo Catholic Parish Records 1550-1966
19,557
76,329

Added indexed records and images to an existing collection

California San Francisco Register of Chinese Immigrant Court Cases and Foreign Seamen Tax Cards 1883-1924
0
12,404

New browsable image collection.

Netherlands Gelderland Province Civil Registration 1800-1952
39,539
0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Massachusetts Revolutionary War Bounty Land Applications 1805-1845
0
2,522

New browsable image collection.

New Hampshire Revolutionary War Records 1675-1835
0
8,821

New browsable image collection.

Maine Revolutionary War Bounty Land Applications 1835-1838
0
10,288

New browsable image collection.

North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers 1779-1782
0
97,668

New browsable image collection.
New Zealand Obituaries 1844-1963
14,545
2,385

New indexed records and images collection

England Lancashire Oldham Cemetery Registers 1797-2004
34,891
0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

United States Freedmen's Bureau Labor Contracts Indenture and Apprenticeship Records 1865-1872
620,353
261,750
New indexed records and images collection
Massachusetts Boston Passenger Lists Index 1899-1940
978,688
0

Added indexed records to an existing collection
Arizona Payson Obituaries 1948-2008
213,416
17,032

New indexed records and images collection
Iowa State Census 1905
11,105
2,197,778


Added indexed records and images to an existing
collection

Rhode Island Town Clerk Vital and Town Records 1630-1945
3,290
33,769

New indexed records and images collection
France Dordogne Censuses 1876
347,941
7,280


Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
California Napa and Butte Counties Obituaries 1866-1992
37,422
0

New indexed records and images collection
Luxembourg Civil Registration 1662-1941
32,614
0

New indexed records and images collection

Namibia Dutch Reformed Church Records 1956-1984
2,460
17,342

New indexed records collection

Texas Matagorda County School Census Records 1923-1946
372,298
0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

Florida Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications 1885-1955
43,476
0

Added indexed records to an existing collection
Spain Province of Jaén Municipal Records 1519-1941
31,879
0

Added indexed records to an existing collection
Paraguay Catholic Church Records 1754-2015
95,312
0

Added indexed records to an existing collection

New Hampshire Civil War Service and Pension Records 1861-1866
152,553
69,064

Added indexed records to an existing collection