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Our Military Heritage – An Update

You are probably familiar with the fantastic genealogical collection at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. What you might not be familiar with is their growing collection of databases available on their website. One section of the … Continue reading

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OhioCivilWar150.org

The Ohio Historical Society has just launched a new website to raise awareness of Ohio’s role in the Civil War: OhioCivilWar150.org. The site features: Digital collections, such as Ohio regimental battle flags A timeline of Civil War events News about … Continue reading

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Lincoln Collection at the Allen County Public Library

Ever since the announcement that the documents from the Lincoln Collection at the former Lincoln Museum would move to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, I’ve been anxious to see just what treasures are in the collection. If … Continue reading

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Ohio Tax Records – Digitized and Online for Free

Some Ohio researchers are familiar with FamilySearch’s partnership with the Ohio Genealogical Society to index early Ohio tax records. After countless hundreds of hours of volunteer time, we are seeing the fruits of the labor! The tax records from 1816 … Continue reading

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More Records on FamilySearch

According to a press release today from FamilySearch, they’ve added to the records (both indices and images) to the pilot FamilySearch site (http://pilot.familysearch.org). For some time, they’ve had all of the images for the 1850 U.S. census (population schedule). Now … Continue reading

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More military resources

From the latest issue of Genealogy Gems, published by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne: In the “Our Military Heritage” portion of GenealogyCenter.info are the following new resources: Civil War: –Abstract of General Orders … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Indexing and the National Archives

They’re at it again! This time, FamilySearch Indexing has announced a partnership with the National Archives. The press release states: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) of the United States and FamilySearch today announced an agreement that will lead … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Indexing going online

FamilySearch Indexing is an incredible project started by the Family History Library. (Technically, FamilySearch Indexing is part of the FamilySearch. The names do get confusing.) The goal is to digitize the microfilm held in the Granite Mountain Records Vault, index … Continue reading

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OhioWarStories.org

With the advent of Ken Burns’ new WWII documentary, The War, we are certain to see more and more projects to capture the memories of WWII veterans. When you consider that they are dying at the rate of approximately 1,000 … Continue reading

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WeRelate.org

WeRelate.org is a relatively new site with a lot of potential. It is based on a wiki model, which will make it very easy for researchers to collaborate on common areas of interest. I’ve just dabbled with putting up some … Continue reading

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