Thursday Apr 17
Best Bets in Eastern Poconos entertainment, April 19-25, 2014
If you get excited about the thought of "finding your roots," the Port Jervis Free Library has a free course for you: "Using Ancestry.com.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
The Statistics of Ancestry.com
That's impressive but then add in a paying subscriber base of 2.7 million people around the world who generate an average of 75 million searches a day on the company's various Websites, including Ancestry.com , MyFamily.com , FamilyTreeMaker.com and Genealogy.com .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Portland library to hold book sale May 1-3
The book sale will take place at the Portland District Library. Hours of the sale are Thursday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
A glimpse into the thriving business of family history
Family history and genealogy businesses like Ancestry.com, FindMyPast.com and MyHeritage.com are among many that are thriving today.
Religion News Service
Mormons will get free a " FREE! a " memberships to Ancestry.com
Then imagine that someone swoops down and offers to pay for your drug habit for the rest of your life.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
New Maps Reveal "Real" Ethnic Make-Up Of The U.S.
April 7, 2014 The science team at Ancestry.com has mapped America based using the science of DNA to provide new findings on U.S. migration and ethnicity.
Reach out and find your ancestors
Ireland reaching out ang Ancestry.com is holding free information seminar in Portlaoise Parish Centre on 9 April at 8pm.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Portland library invites residents to share their talent
In addition to providing great materials and a wonderful space to the community, the Portland District Library also schedules a multitude of exciting programs.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Jazz violinist Regina Carter's musical coal mine
African-American jazz violinist Regina Carter remembers taking baths in a tin pail on the front porch of her grandmother's home in Alabama, where she spent several childhood summers.
Ancestry is an excellent genealogy resource, but its member trees? Not so much
Ancestry.com is a powerful website for genealogical research, but some of its features -- like the member trees, leave much to be desired There's no doubt that Ancestry.com has made itself indispensable to the modern genealogist.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Iowa City Man finds Ancestor's Remains in 'Library of Dust'
OXFORD, Iowa - It's a family reunion that almost wasn't. An Iowa City man recently brought home the ashes of a long lost relative that spent decades in a storage room on the other side of the country.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Access to genealogy websites for LDS Church members may come sooner than expected
In February, FamilySearch.org , a nonprofit family history organization owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced that LDS Church members eventually will be granted free subscriptions to Ancestry.com , MyHeritage.com and FindMyPast.com as part of an ongoing partnership in which the companies collaborate to obtain ... (more)
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today
Last chance to visit exhibition
The 'You are What you Ate' display features artefacts found during the excavation of Sandal Castle.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
The Daily Townsman
Historian finds family of local war veteran
It only took a few days for a Cranbrook resident keen on history to paint a better picture of Sergeant Frank L. Martin.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Do you have one of America's 10 most-common surnames?
No matter where you are in America, you are likely to find more people with the surname "Smith" than any other last name.
Society's members learn basics of genealogy
Tracing family history is a never-ending project and one that can easily become an obsession.
Preserving the past is a goal for society
Married couple Ed and Nettie Swan have been researching their separate family trees for 20 years.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Ancestry's New Search
Ancestry.com is a database that most of use rely on everyday in our genealogical research.
Vanessa Williams claims she is partly Ghanaian
Most of us are curious about our family lineage. For Vanessa Williams, who recently took part in the show "Who Do You Think You Are" and explored her family's history, the task was both surprising and informative.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Genealogy Subscription Sites: Worth The Cost?
If you want to know more about your family's history and where you came from, you may enjoy genealogy.