New Connecticut Vital Record Book Identifies Special Collections at Connecticut State Library

New Connecticut Vital Record Book Identifies Special Collections at Connecticut State Library

For the past month or so, we have been spreading the word about an extraordinary new reference work for Connecticut researchers, Finding Early Connecticut Vital Records: The Barbour Index and Beyond.  This is one of those books that one cannot praise too highly, for it is nothing less than a comprehensive bibliography of Connecticut birth,[…]Read more

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Findings on specific Welsh surnames from John and Sheila Rowlands’ The Surnames of Wales. Updated and Expanded Edition

One of the difficulties researchers with Welsh ancestry face is pinpointing the location of ancestors possessing surnames. Authorities John and Sheila Rowlands have taken some of the difficulty out of this process in the updated version of their book, The Surnames of Wales, by showing the greatest areas of concentration where such surnames do and[…]Read more

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Kentucky Genealogy

Genealogy at a Glance: Kentucky Genealogy Research – Michael A. Ports

Designed to cover the basic elements of Kentucky genealogical research in just four pages, this addition to our Genealogy at a Glance series gives you as much useful information in the space allotted as you’ll ever need. Specially laminated for heavy use, it provides an overview of the facts required to begin and proceed successfully[…]Read more

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Review of Historic German Newspapers Online. Second Edition

Kudos for New 2nd Edition of Historic German Newspapers Online, by Ernest Thode

For many years, Ernest Thode’s books have helped researchers find their German ancestors. These include six editions of his Address Book for Germanic Genealogy and his timeless German-English Genealogical Dictionary. More recently, he has made a study of free German-language newspapers available online. The first edition of Historic German Newspapers Online appeared in 2014. Since then,[…]Read more

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How to Find Your Family History in U.S. Church Records Scores Great Reviews

We were delighted to receive two stellar reviews of our new book, How to Find Your Family History in U.S. Church Records, by Sunny Morton and Harold Henderson. The first appeared in Randy Seaver’s daily column, “Genea-Musings,” and the second, in ‘A Week of Genealogy,” written by Dr. Margaret McMahon. We’ve reprinted both of them[…]Read more

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