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A time-yellowed, 439-year-old baptismal registry from 16th century France, recently found to contain long-sought clues about the birth and family history of the famed New World explorer Samuel de Champlain, has arrived in Canada to help mark a major milestone in this country's own birth.
ABC has announced August and September DVD and Blu-ray release dates for some of its most popular series - including Once Upon a Time: The Complete Second Season, Scandal: The Complete Second Season, Nashville: The Complete First Season, and Grey's Anatomy: The Complete Ninth Season.
Kyle Gregory, foreground, and brother Brett sit on their grandpa Bill Gregory's twin 1941 John Deere tractors at the 2012 Howell History Days.
May 21 - Learn and Earn Financial Fitness: Set Your Financial Sights, 7-8 p.m., age 50 and older, register.
A FEW YEARS AGO A FAMILY 'BOWEN'CAME LOOKING FOR THEIR ANCESTORS AND POSSIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS IN WALES, NEAR TREFOR AND LLANAELHAEARN VILLAGES, NORTH WALES.
May 14, 2013 FamilySearch has added more than 1.5 million index records and images this week from Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Italy, Peru, South Africa, Spain, and the United States.
The Davis Genealogy Club invites community members to attend a panel discussion on "Using the National Archives and Records Administration to Retrieve Military Records" with researchers Martha Teeter, Sue Torguson and additional club members.
A newsletter reader wrote and asked, "I would like to get my DNA done on my Mothers side.
Have you always wondered where your family came from? What their past jobs or homes were like? Do you know your great- great- great- great- grandparents? Would you like to? On May 21 at 7 p.m., the Historical Society of Montgomery County will offer the low-cost course on " Uncovering Your Past: An Introduction to Genealogy ." It is a four-course ... (more)
I've never spent much time researching my family tree. Once while slapping a genealogy project together for a school assignment, I did a little digging and found one interesting tidbit.
Many historical and genealogical societies and libraries have blogs, from the U.S. National Archives to small, local societies such as the South End Historical Society in Boston.
Mark Pace , local history room specialist at Perry Memorial Library, accepts a gift of books and microfilm reels from the Mary Leigh Dean Boisseau Genealogical Collection from the Boisseau family representative Ray Griffin.
If you're trying to find out information on long-lost relatives, you'd be surprised how much you'll find out to research by looking at old newspaper obituaries as well as property records, including fire insurance records on who owned property or at least paid for fire insurance in past decades.
Several recent comments posted by newsletter readers have mentioned methods of saving partial or complete web pages to your computer so that you may preserve them and also easily find them in the future.
All year: "Preserve the Pensions," presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies, the National Archives, and the genealogical community, to digitize War of 1812 pension files through 2015.