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Fold3 Free Access to Revolutionary War Records, July 1st-15th

Fold3, owned by Ancestry.com, is offering free access to Revolutionary War Records from July 1st through the 15th.

There is no need to use a credit card or financial account to create a free account and have free access during this trial period.

For one week you should be granted access to ALL Fold3 databases. From their site:

Fold3 is amassing one of the largest collections of original documents. With unique partnerships with the National Archives and others, Fold3 has over545 million original documents that include information about people, places, events and topics.

Popular CollectionsRevolutionary WarCity DirectoriesCivil War Documents1930 US CensusWorld War II
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How to Access All Your Passwords–anytime, anywhere

Every year at RootsTech the password problem is front and center. People go to a booth and try to sign up for a new partner product that uses their FamilySearch account, etc but they can't remember their login and password for FamilySearch so they can't enable the new product to access their information. Worse, they don't know how to login to their email when they're not in front of their home computer, so they can't use the site's password reset or retrieval option. Nothing is more frustrating than being at a world-class conference and not being able to take advantage of the specials and offerings. If you have issues remembering your passwords, here are some sites that will help you. These sites allow you to sync your password list across multiple devices (some only do this with paid versions). So if you show up at a Genealogy Convention needing access to some obscure account, you'll have it ready and waiting on your phone!

 

 

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Away from Home? Use Amazon Photos to backup photos & free up your phone space – even if you don’t pay for Amazon Prime

 

 

Even if you don't have Amazon Prime, if you have parents, children, friends, or family members who do pay for the service, you can ask them to invite you to be a member of their Family Vault and you will receive the benefits listed below, without either party having to let anyone see the photos they store at Amazon Photos. Keep reading for details.

 

 

If you use your phone as your primary camera these days, Amazon has a great deal for Amazon Prime members which allows them to backup unlimited photos for free. There's a 5 GB limit for video but you can purchase extra video storage space if you need more.

Amazon Photos is a great tool for travelers who take tons of photos and videos. We backpacked for two weeks and were able to free up space on our devices each day by syncing our phones with Amazon Photos, uploading the day's pictures and videos, and then deleting them off our devices. Here…

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