FREE FindMyPast Today through September 10, 2018

You can have free FindMyPast record access today through September 10, 2018, at 23:59.

This free access excludes British, Irish, US and World Newspapers, the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) and UK Electoral Registers & Companies House Directors 2002-2018.

  FindMyPast has US, Canada, and UK records, but their strongest offerings are their UK records, including UK parish record images offered at no other site. If you have UK ancestry, it's definitely worth your while to see the images available at FindMyPast.   Thanks to Alistair McGowan at BespokeGenealogy.com for the heads-up on this offering. Check out Alistair's site and follow his blog and Pinterest boards if you need UK research tips!    
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How to Use Your Public Library for Genealogy Research

  Public libraries subscribe to online research databases in behalf of their patrons. Some of these databases permit you to access them from a home computer with a current library card and password while others can only be used onsite.       Online and Onsite Genealogy Databases Some popular library databases for genealogy and family history include: Accessible Archives African American Newspapers - Historic newspapers published by African Americans African American Heritage - primary source material specifically for African American family history and genealogy African American Historical Newspapers - Historic newspapers published by or primarily concerned with communities of African Americans American Ancestors - US Census data & other genealogy record sets America's GeneaologyBank - a library version of this historic newspaper site Ancestry - US Census data & other genealogy record sets Biography Resource Cente…
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#FamilyHistoryMonth – check out FamilySearch!

October is Family History Month in the U.S. and OnGenealogy will celebrate the month by spotlighting a different genealogy website each day!   On Day 1 take a look at FamilySearch.org and all it has to offer.                 FamilySearch is owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is free for everyone to use. Things to do at FamilySearch: Build a free family tree on the shared family tree site Upload a family tree you control but others can see Search more than four billion records for free                       Upload family photos Search for photos and stories of your own kin Upload stories and memories of your family with or without photos Create free family tree keepsakes               …
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