Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Indexing Cemeteries in Belarus-- Polish, Jewish and Belarusian Graves!

What I like about this modern world is a thing called Go Fund Me. We, the people can add a few dollars to help out in a worthwhile campaign. The poet Robert Burns did subscriptions before he put out a book of poems. This is very much the same thing. One of my genealogical contacts works as a Guide/Translator in Belarus. He is presently also working on Indexing Cemeteries in Belarus. He has been doing this project alone, with help from one benefactor. He really needs funds to keep his indexing project of graves free and online. If your people immigrated and their paperwork says "Russian Poland", many of these people came from what is now Belarus. Graves Index: GoFundMe Project:

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Top websites for Detroit Research

This is for DETROIT and Wayne County, our top list! In the comments below, please list your favorites! Detroit Free Press Index Mt. Elliott Cemetery Association Index Seeking Michigan

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Hidden Eloise graves uncovered in Westland

Hidden graves uncovered in Westland from Eloise Hospital. Very interesting article on the internet. PLEASE CLICK HERE

Friday, October 23, 2015

Detroit Free Press Index

Good news! The Detroit Free Press Index is now online! Type in your surname and see what was published about them back in the day. This is only an index, if you want the full article you have to pay. This is an excellent website for Detroit Researchers! DETROIT FREE PRESS INDEX

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Freedmen's Bureau Project --- Volunteer Indexers Needed!

To help bring thousands of records to light, the Freedmen’s Bureau Project was created as a set of partnerships between FamilySearch International and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Afro­-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS), and the California African American Museum. Tens of thousands of volunteers are needed to make these records searchable online. No specific time commitment is required, and anyone may participate. Volunteers simply log on, pull up as many scanned documents as they like, and enter the names and dates into the fields provided. Once published, information for millions of African Americans will be accessible, allowing families to build their family trees and connect with their ancestors. For more information, CLICK HERE!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Ireland: Catholic Parish Registers at the NLI

This website contains images from the NLI’s collection of Catholic parish register microfilms. The registers contain records of baptisms and marriages from the majority of Catholic parishes in Ireland and Northern Ireland up to 1880!

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Ancestry: Free Access July 1-5, 2015

Free access to records from the original 13 colonies, including the new Virginia records! July 1-5, 2015 Ancestry