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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...
New Database: Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Connecticut - Statue of Captain Nathan Hale by Bela Lyon Pratt (statue), Christopher De Coro (photograph), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons We are excited to announce a new database! Connecticut: Society of the Cincinnati. This three-volume database, which was created from Biographies of Original Members and Qualifying Officers – Society of the Cincinnati in the State of...
Update: Providence, Rhode Island: Old Stone Bank Records, 1844-1897 - We are happy to announce that the next five volumes of Providence, RI: Old Stone Bank Records, 1844-1897 are now up! This database now contains the first 25 volumes of signature books from the Old Stone Savings Bank. When complete, the database will contain all 29 Signature books. The additional five volumes contain 81,846 records,...
Update: Providence, Rhode Island: Old Stone Bank Records, 1844-1897 - We are happy to announce that the next ten volumes of records of Providence, RI: Old Stone Bank Records, 1844-1897 are now up! This database now contains the first 20 volumes of signature books from the Old Stone Savings Bank. When complete, the database will contain all 29 Signature books. The additional 10 volumes contain...
Ireland: The Annals of Beara, Volume Three - Tourists motoring past Tunnel Cottage or Long Tunnel Cottage, Glengariff, Co. Cork. National Library of Ireland on The Commons, No restrictions, via Wikimedia Commons We are excited to announce that the third indexed volume of Ireland: The Annals of Beara has been added to its database, adding 50,069 records and 49,391 names! Riobard O’Dwyer published...
New Transcription Challenge! - Thank you to everyone who participated in the last Transcription Challenge! The next set of challenges are also from the Old Stone Bank in Providence, Rhode Island and it includes an entry that could be a location, an occupation, or something else! You can participate by going to the “Transcription Challenge” tab at the top...
New database: General Society of Colonial Wars Membership Applications, 1893-1949 - We are very excited to announce our new database: General Society of Colonial Wars Membership Applications, 1893-1949. This database will eventually include all applications and supplemental applications to the General Society of Colonial Wars starting from their formal founding in 1893. Material is not included for individuals listed in the applications who were born after January...
New database: Providence, RI: Old Stone Bank Records, 1844-1897 - We are very happy to announce a new database today in collaboration with the Rhode Island Historical Society; Providence, RI: Old Stone Bank Records, 1844-1897. This database currently contains the first 10 volumes of Signature books from the Old Stone Savings Bank. When complete, the database will contain all 29 Signature books. The added 10 volumes...