Free Ancestry Record Collections Online

Another idea for #FamilyHistoryMonth is to check out the free Ancestry record collections online.     There are hundreds of free record collections available at Ancestry.com for those without a subscription membership. They're listed in alphabetical order and you'll need to use the right column scroll feature to see all available collections. Some of these record collections are indexes and some include an index and images. "Index only" collections are labeled "Free Index". You may need to create a free account after using the free databases but this account will be free, limited, and not require a trial-membership to continue looking at the free records. Don't submit credit card information or you'll be signing up for a free trial that will auto-renew.¬†And if while searching, you're asked for a credit card number, you're trying to search a subscription-only collection. Happy Hunting! #FamilyHistoryMonth
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Free MyHeritage Book Collection

    #FamilyHistoryMonth There are a lot of great online book sites but my favorite is the free book collection at MyHeritage. The have over 400,000 books and their search engine does a great job providing results. If you're going to spend a few minutes looking for an ancestor in a book collection, try this one first. The book collection is officially called "Compilation of Published Sources" and the description says, "This collection includes a compilation of thousands of published books ranging from family, local and military histories, city and county directories,school, university and hospital reports, church and congregational minutes and much more. All records include images of the book's pages. We are continually growing this collection."  
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Make Free Printable Family Trees at TreeSeek.com

 #FamilyHistoryMonth You can create free printable family trees at TreeSeek.com.   With your free FamilySearch account OR by downloading and importing a GEDCOM file* from any family tree site or with any family tree software, you can create free, printable family trees. (I edited mine to remove the first few generations but you get the idea.)   TreeSeek.com has several options for printable trees including colored fan charts, black and white fan charts, name clouds, and more.   If you have a FamilySearch account (free) you can login with your FamilySearch login and TreeSeek will pull data from your FamilySearch account.   If you don't have a FamilySearch account you can opt to have TreeSeek import your GEDCOM file by selecting "Try Now" at the "We now support creating charts with a GEDCOM file" prompt.* After TreeSeek has made your tree you can download it to your computer or thumb drive/USB drive and print it. The trees are beautiful to display b…
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