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March 2014 Blog Posts (7)

MyHeritage adds world's oldest Jewish newspaper to its digital collection of historical records

TEL AVIV, Israel & LEHI, Utah & LONDON, England – March 30, 2014: MyHeritage, the popular family history network, announced today that it has added The Jewish Chronicle newspaper archive to its digital collection of historical records. The archive contains over 200,000 pages and millions of names, and dates back to 1841.

The Jewish Chronicle is the world's oldest continuously published Jewish newspaper. Based in London with reporters…


Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on March 31, 2014 at 9:24am — No Comments

Did he die or immigrate?

NYQVIST, Gustaf  Adolf Severin was born June 14, 1886 (parents Carl Oscar Johansson Nyqvist and Augusta Charlotta Fahlström) in Örgryte parish.  Carl died 19 February 1894 and Augusta 24 December 1895. Gustaf was first put in a poor house in Örgryte parish, then in a foster home in Forshälla from Feb 2 1898  to 13 Dec 1901 when he returned to Örgryte.  On 4 December 1909 he was listed in the Household Record of Örgryte BII:3 (1908-1913) Bild 141 as being moved to the Book of Missing…


Added by Lorraine Hladik on March 23, 2014 at 6:54pm — No Comments

2014 Student Genealogy Grant Announced

Denise Levenick and Michael Savoca, winner of the

 2013 Suzanne…

Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on March 20, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

Samuel Casper born Ohio 1849 Father A CASPER from Rhine on Neckar, Germany

1850 USFC  Rush Creek, Fairfield,Ohio
born Ohio
family number 204
A Casper 50 b Germany Cabinet maker
Sarah Casper  21 b Ohio 
John E    6 b Ohio
W. C.   4 b Ohio
S.A.  0 b Ohio
Looking for  A Casper  Antonio or Anthony?  on divorce papers.
from RHINE on the NECKAR  Germany. letter from daughter. IS this today Mannheim, Germany? 1853

Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on March 16, 2014 at 7:57pm — 1 Comment

John Hackett and Mary Christopher

I am researching information on John Hackett b. abt 1772 in Wales and d. abt 1820 in Irish Town, Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland and his wife, Mary Christopher also b. abt 1772 Wales and d. abt 1820 also in Irish Town, Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland.  Their son, Pierce Peter Hackett was born 2 Sep 1795 in Irish Town, Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland.  Apparently, local records were burned in a Parish fire so we have been unable to pursue the line further.  We are hoping there is a…


Added by Warren George Hackett on March 11, 2014 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Looking for my Fathers family. His name was Frank L. Smith Sr., 79 Born in Maine. His Mothers name was Ida

Frank L. Smith Sr., 79, of Enfield, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 10, 2008, after a brief illness.

Frank was born in Biddeford, Maine, the son of Willis and Ida (Harmon) Smith. Frank lived in the Enfield area most of his life, working as a finish carpenter before retiring.

Frank is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Alphonse Carbone; a son, David Smith; a…


Added by Laura Lee Smith on March 10, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments

National Genealogical Society Announces Live Streaming Broadcast

Press Release

Contact: Erin Shifflett

Phone: 703-525-0050 ext. 112                                                                                                                   …


Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on March 5, 2014 at 9:27am — No Comments

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