Category Archives: Blog

15 Minutes on Blogs

Short presentation at the AGS Genealogy Conference 22 April 2017 What are they? the word blog is a truncation of the word weblog “a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that … Continue reading

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Looking Back at FamilySearch in 2016

Happy New Year!  We wish you happiness and good health in 2017 – and success with your Family History Research. This is a good time to look back and reflect on the past year as we plan for the New … Continue reading

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British Parish Records: How to Access, Use, and Interpret Them

My reading this week included an short but interesting article on English parish registers which led me to a useful resource on British records. I started in the FamilySearch blog with an article by Diane Sagers  “English Parish Records: How … Continue reading

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News about the FamilySearch website

FamilySearch is one of my favourite websites – there is lots of great information and it is free!  I also appreciate that they are continually looking for ways to improve – and they are very frequently adding both new FH … Continue reading

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Accessing Online Records Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki

Looking around the newly updated version of the Research Wiki I noticed a link to Online Records in navigation on the left.  Here is what the FamilySearch Blog has to say about this feature: “Did you know the research wiki … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Research Wiki Updated

During the week before the Family History Conference on 19 March I was made aware of an update to the FamilySearch Research Wiki.  As I never teach without referring to this great resource I went to speak on the 19th … Continue reading

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Free Online Classes in June from the Family History Library

This news couldn’t wait until Sunday – or my friends researching Danish ancestry would miss out on a class!  Thank you Ancestry Insider for making me aware of this article from the FamilySearch blog! “During the month of June, the … Continue reading

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