For anyone with New York state ancestors, the 2017 release of the New York State Death Indexes on Internet Archive were an absolute gift from the genealogy gods. Before Reclaim the Records won their FOIA request for the state-wide index dating from 1880-1956, researchers would visit one of three locations in New York, show a… Continue reading Why You Are Not Finding Your Ancestors in the New York State Death Indexes
Well friends, it’s almost time to hit the road for summer genealogy travel season. Warm weather months are a great time to pack your bags, book airbnb accommodations, and road trip around the country in search of those elusive genealogy records. Whether your travel takes you around North America or beyond, you are going to… Continue reading A Summer Reading List for Genealogists
Did you miss your local genealogical society meeting this month? Fountaindale Public Library’s May Genealogy Club meeting is live and available for free through June 13, 2019. This month’s meeting features “Advanced FamilySearch“. In this session, you’ll learn how to navigate the advanced features of the FamilySearch website, such as browsing catalog items, using image-only… Continue reading May’s Genealogy Club Meeting Webinar “Advanced FamilySearch” Online Now!