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Below you’ll find an archive of our database blog posts:

Nine New Volumes of the General Society of Colonial Wars Membership Applications, 1893-1949 - We have added nine new volumes to our General Society of Colonial Wars Membership Applications, 1893-1949 database. These volumes include application numbers 5265-6929 and contain 232,422 records, 549,876 names, and 20,680 pages. This database is searchable for given names and surnames, and includes records for provided births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials listed for persons in...
Portsmouth, NH: School Records, 1846-1958 - We are excited to announce that we have added 100 volumes of school records to our database, Portsmouth, NH: School Records, 1846-1958. This database is the result of a partnership between the Portsmouth Athenaeum and NEHGS, and it is full of interesting surprises that can help paint a picture about the students’ lives. In addition...
Ten New Volumes of the General Society of Colonial Wars Membership Applications, 1893-1949 - Today we have added ten new volumes to our General Society of Colonial Wars Membership Applications, 1893-1949 database. These volumes include application numbers 3640-5264 and contain 279,496 records, 655,852 names, and 26,402 pages. This database is searchable for given names and surnames, and includes records for provided births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials listed for persons...
Update: General Society of Colonial Wars Membership Applications, 1893-1949 - Today we have added five new volumes to our General Society of Colonial Wars Membership Applications, 1893-1949 database. These volumes include application numbers 2630-3469 and contain 136,367 records, 316,653 names, and 14,244 pages. This database is searchable for given names and surnames, and includes records for provided births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials listed for persons...
Update: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 176 - We have added Volume 176 to our New England Historical and Genealogical Register database. This update contains the 2022 Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall issues, and it adds 502 pages, 8,798 records, and 8,675 searchable names. Published quarterly since 1847, the New England Historical and Genealogical Register is the flagship journal of American genealogy and the oldest journal in the...
Update: Mayflower Descendant, Volume 70 - We are happy to announce that we have added Volume 70 (2022) to the Mayflower Descendant database. This update adds 224 pages, 4,488 records, and 4,435 searchable names. The Mayflower Descendant was originally published by the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants starting in 1899. In 2015, New England Historic Genealogical Society assumed stewardship of the venerable journal. It...
Update: Rhode Island Roots, Volumes 43-45 - Providence, Rhode Island, 1858; John Badger Bachelder (1825-1894). Publisher: W. Endicott & Co., New York, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons We are happy to announce that we’ve added Volumes 43-45 (2017-2019) to our database Rhode Island Roots. This update adds 772 pages, 7,046 records, and 6,869 names. The Rhode Island Genealogical Society publishes Rhode Island Roots quarterly. It...
Update: The Maine Genealogist, Volumes 39-41 - We are very happy to add volumes 39-41 (2017-2019) to The Maine Genealogist database. This update adds over 701 pages, 11,693 records, and 11,486 searchable names. Published since 1977, The Maine Genealogist is the quarterly journal of Maine Genealogical Society, founded in 1976. Beginning as a newsletter for the society, the publication evolved into The Maine Seine,...
Update: Old Stone Bank, 1844-1897, Volumes 26-29 - We are so excited to announce that the last four volumes of Providence, RI: Old Stone Bank Records, 1844-1897 are now up! This database now contains all 29 volumes of signature books from the Old Stone Savings Bank. The additional 4 volumes contain 58,537 records, 157,940 names, and 761 pages from 1894-1897. The Old Stone...
American Ancestors Magazine, Volume 23 - Today we’ve added Volume 23 (2022) to our American Ancestors Magazine database. This update includes 264 pages, 2,838 records, and 2,689 searchable names. The themes for each of the new issues are listed below: 23.1: The new AmericanAncestors.org: Expanding our reach23.2: Gravestones and Genealogy23.3: Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Family History Research23.4: Reaching the Next Generation of Genealogists...