A few recent genealogy items worthy of note
That’s a great milestone and pretty impressive for a website that many originally blew off as a celebrity-worship “ooooo, this is where he’s buried!” novelty destination that would be gone in a few years. But after 19? Boy, did they prove ME – errr, THEM wrong!! Find A Grave is a definite boon for genealogists, historians and the entire goth community! Me eating crow. Poorly.
And has THIS finally been successfully proven?
Eh, in all fairness, the article is rather meaty and has several photos, so I will not mock. Thank you, Mr. Edwards! The free plug for his BOOK should make up for any ill will. Fascinating stuff, for sure!
And NOT to sound like a broken record regarding online records, but here’s MORE!!
Scroll down a bit for the numbers. FamilySearch.com is surely living up to their promise of a continuous flow of digitized records – indexed and non-indexed! So, instead of waiting for the entire indexing process to catch up to the records (a few years??), they keep adding all sorts of goodies for us to BROWSE through. Did I ever mention I love to browse?
Well, even with all the indexes, I often end up browsing anyway. Whether it be to find the actual ancestor I’m looking for or learn more of what and who’s around that ancestor if some promising results came up in the initial search.
These two FamilySearch items are of special note to U.S. researchers, as they are NEW sources; the others were updates to existing collections.
But if your ancestors never lived in Norwich (99.9999% of us), I can still help you out! Hire ME — The Online Genealogist!!!