On Day 5 of Family History Month, visit the founding genealogical organization in the United States, NEHGS or AmericanAncestors.org, and see what they've been up to since 1845.
The New England Historic Genealogical Society offers "family history researchers the most-used genealogical society website in the world. AmericanAncestors.org provides access to more than 1.4 billion records spanning twenty-two countries covering the United States, the British Isles, continental Europe, and beyond, including one of the most extensive online collections of early American genealogical records, the largest searchable collection of published genealogical research journals and magazines, and the largest collection of U.S Catholic records online."
Sign up for a free guest account and you'll have access to:
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850
Worcester County, MA: Index to Probate Records, 1731-1881
Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati
FindMyPast is a family history company based in the UK and its primary focus is UK records but it also has U.S., Canada, and other collections as well.
FindMyPast has some exclusive images from UK parish records which are quite helpful if you have ancestry here. Some FindMyPast freebies include:
Building a free family tree, you can import a GEDCOM file or add names one by one
US Census records, including the 1790 US Census, 1830 US Census, 1840 US Census, and 1940 US Census; you'll need to register for free in order to see search results
US BillionGraves Index, FindMyPast lets you search the US BillionGraves index for free to find an ancestor's burial site, which may include a …
On Day 3 of #FamilyHistoryMonth see the latest free MyHeritage products!
MyHeritage is a fee/subscription family history site specializing in
online family tree hosting and building
online digitized record searching
and DNA testing and matching.
In addition to these subscription services, they offer some free help to anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history.
Some free MyHeritage offers include:
Free family tree building for basic sites with a limit of 250 people and 500 MB storage
Upload your DNA from Ancestry, FamilyTreeDNA, or 23andMe, and receive free Ethnicity Estimates and DNA Matches at MyHeritage
Free genealogy software, Family Tree B…
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