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Just because school is out doesn't mean you can't learn something new about genealogy! The Archives.com livestreams on Wednesdays are fun ways to learn about different resources and how to climb higher on your family tree. Let's take a look at some upcoming topics:
June 12, Across the Pond: Using UK Censuses Read More »
Georgia, Indiana, New Jersey and Tennessee. What do these states have in common? All have new vital records collections on Archives.com! We recently launched 3.6 million birth, marriage, and death records for these states. Let's take a look at these seven collections. Read More »
In the last two weeks, the Archives.com Expert Series has had articles about diaries, death certificates, pins, and something called provenance. Let's take a closer look.
When is a diary not a diary? Diane L. Richard shows us a whole new way to think about finding intimate details about our ancestors. Read More »
Monday is Memorial Day in the United States. Although it was originally established to honor those who had perished while serving the military, it has come to be a time to remember all veterans who have passed away. We here at Archives.com would like to help you remember the veterans in your family. Read More »
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America collections are great for finding genealogical information. These collections make it possible to find birth, baptism, confirmation, marriage, and death records for members of churches affiliated with the ELCA. Now, those records are even easier to use. Read More »
The Archives' Expert Series authors don't stop writing when the school year draws to a close! They have been hard at work writing great articles to help you discover more of your family history. Recent articles include Catholic records, hard-to-interview relatives, and creating a genealogy workshop for youth. Let's take a look! Read More »
The vital record collections on Archives.com keep on growing! We recently added more than 13 million vital records from South Carolina, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin. If you have ancestors in those states, you will want to check out these 12 new collections!
South Carolina, Early Death Records includes statewide death certificates, 1915-1955 Read More »
Want to learn more about military ancestors or newspapers? What about cemeteries or getting more from the 1920-1940 censuses? The Archives.com livestreams on Wednesdays in May are just the thing you're looking for! Here is the upcoming schedule:
May 8, Salute Their Service: Identifying Military Ancestors Read More »
The Expert Series authors have been a busy group! Recently, they have had articles about organizing your genealogy research (including using a virtual assistant), creating and sharing unique family trees, using Federal tax records, and more! Let's take a look at their recent articles.
Need to get your genealogy notes organized? We have two articles that can help! First, Jennifer Holik shares tips and tricks with "Two Tools to Analyze Your Genealogy Data: OneNote and Blogs." Thomas MacEntee delves into the topic Read More »
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