Once you have entered everything you know or can easily find out about your family, you may start asking what is next? Where do you go from here? If you have entered your family information into one of the large, online family history programs, you may have already gotten some hints concerning documents that might add addition information and in some cases, additional people to your burgening family tree.
Major news from Scotland, in that the records collections on ScotlandsPlaces (www.scotlandsplaces.gov.uk) have now been made available free of charge. In the past the site hosted a mixture of records, some of which were free to access (as was the case when the site was originally launched), and others which required a subscription …
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New records at FindMyPast include:
United States Marriages
Covering 360 years of marriages from 1650-2010, when complete this landmark collection will contain at least 100 million records and more than 450 million names from 2,800 counties across the United Sates.
These records are free until February 15th!
Explore over 1.8 million baptisms from 546 parishes around Norfolk, England. Uncover your ancestors’ birth place, parents’ names and baptism dates.
Over 953,000 marriages dating back to the early 1500s are now available to search. Uncover new branches of your Norfolk family tree and learn the names of parents to jump back through the generations.
Delve through over 1.4 million burial records to find out when your relatives died, the date of their funeral, where they spent their final years and if they died in unusual circumstances.
From Ancestry.com’s Facebook page this morning, a little tip about death records.
I actually love death records. Along with the informant’s information, there is also addresses, maiden names, parental information, and of course cause of death.
Happy hunting !