Welcome! A lot of people gather around 9 pm est in the chat room, if you are interested. We talk family history and get to know each other. It's a nice group and you are very welcome to join us.
"No. They have much, much more in their databases. Seek and you shall find. I have found a lot of different kinds of military records, for example. I found a wedding announcement from my great-great grandparents…"
"I did all the typical Halloween things as a kid and young adult. Then I joined a church that took a dimmer view than I was raised with on Halloween. So I stopped celebrating.
Here's what I think today. I don't…"
"I like using Pinterest. It may not the best website for genealogy, but it was more helpful than I thought it would be. I have found articles on there, creative ideas on there, and even info on ancestors. There are also a plethora of genealogy boards…"
"I have used geocaching.com (I have a paid membership) to locate someone near a cemetery and then asked them if they would mind taking pictures for someone. It worked out well. The fellow I contacted had no problem with the request and said he may…"
A group for anyone interested in the Counties of Delaware, Greene, Columbia, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Westchester, Putnam, Orange, and Rockland, including Staten Island, and New York City boroughs not on Long Island.
The idea of this thread is that we share non-genealogy sites and apps that we have found helpful for genealogy purposes. For example, many people, myself included, use Facebook to aid us in our search for living family members.I'll start.I recently started using the app Zite. On Zite, you enter your interests. I entered genealogy as one of mine. You could even be more specific by naming place names where your ancestors lived or by listing medieval jobs as topics. The app searches…See More