The Elkhart County Historical Society's wide-ranging archives will be digitized, thanks to a $ 37,000 grant from the Indiana Historical Society.

The museum's archive includes hundreds of thousands of documents, including church and business records and county birth, death and marriage records. While the $ 37,000 grant will be a big help. Det er ikke nok til at digitalisere alt. The Elkhart County Historical Society has hired an archivist to determine which parts of the collection will be digitally preserved first.

From an article by Malcolm Gay in the Boston Globe web site:

"Salem is best known for the witch trials, but it was also a vital seaport in the colonial economy and the hometown of Nathaniel Hawthorne, who took early inspiration for" The Scarlet Letter "and" The House of the Seven Gables "there.

"Now, angry residents say, a plan at the Peabody Essex Museum threatens to cut the city's link to its proud history.

Heredis is a very popular genealogy program for Windows, Macintosh, iPad, iPhone, and Android. I det minste er det populært i Europa og i mange andre steder, selv om jeg ikke hører så meget om det i Nordamerika. The folks who produce Heredis are working to change that. They plan to have an exhibit booth at RootsTech 2018 in Salt Lake City to demonstrate Heredis to everyone there.

Burrishoole Abbey, Mayo. Click for larger image. Photo courtesy of Bernie McCafferty & IGP ArchivesThe files below have been added to Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives.

De har blitt indsendt av frivillige og er gratis for visning af alle irske familiehistorikere.

CLARE Genealogy Archives - headstones Clooney Graveyard

CAVAN Genealogy Archives - headstones Drumkeerin Presbyterian Graveyard

DONEGAL Genealogy Archives - headstones

Ulster Historical Foundation is based at the Corn Exhange Building in central Belfast. The Ulster Historical Foundation will run its intensive Irish Genealogy Essentials course on the following dates this year: 5 February to 9 February 30 April to 4 May 13 to 19 JuneThe course is delivered by the Ulster Historical Foundation's experienced staff and includes a week of intensive learning with practical demonstrations using relevant websites and other electronic resources, and one and a half days of guided research in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI).

In November, we introduced the new DNA Basics blog series where we answer some of the most common questions. MyHeritage DNA users ask about DNA testing for family history. We'll delve into MyHeritage DNA features and the science behind the technology, giving you a clearer understanding of the exciting world of DNA and genealogy. Inheriting DNA In the last post, we discussed how DNA is inherited by children from their parents.

Wow! Where did the time go? Det virker som om bare i går, at jeg bestemte meg for å begynne å skrive en slektshistorisk nyhetsbrev for noen av mine venner og bekjente. Well, it was not yesterday ... it was 22 years ago today!

Never in my wildest dreams did I ever dream that 22 years would be so interesting, so much fun, and so rewarding. The very first edition of Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter was sent on January 15, 1996.

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