Apr 6, 2022
News You Can Use and Share!
- The 1950 U.S. Federal Census has been released and The Guys
discuss several aspects:
- Drew shares some information from a recent Ancestry
- George discusses MyHeritage’s news from RootsTech including:
- Blast From My Past Podcast
- Family Tree Timeline
- Filae Family Tree Profiles
- Drew discusses the release of records online by the New York
City Municipal Archives at https://a860-historicalvitalrecords.nyc.gov/.
- The David Rumsey Map Collection has announced a partnership
with Machines Reading Maps (MRM) to read and add searchable text to
the map collection.
- The Society of Genealogists has announced the beginning of a
digital project called TreeSearch which will digitize historical
pedigree rolls in their collection.
- Findmypast has added 50K new Lincolnshire Burials, and the
Quaker Women’s Petition of 1659.
- FamilySearch is seeking volunteers for its 1950 U.S. Census
- The Genealogist at https://www.thegenealogist.com/
has updated their version of the 1939 Register with a new, detailed
mapping feature and 258,000 newly unredacted persons.
- David writes concerning using placenames for events based on
what governmental entity was in control at the time of the
- Marianna writes about GEDmatch and having received three
suspicious email inquiries.
- Suzanne asks about obtaining court records for a murder trial
in Perry County, Alabama, in which some family were involved.
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