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April 2014 Blog Posts (13)


Tattoos, pigeon theft and financial fraud all detailed in newly digitised collection –
  • More than 9,000 reformatory school records reveal criminal behaviour of…

Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on April 30, 2014 at 8:59am — No Comments

Unknown Hungarian relatives: Picture of the day

This is one of many pictures of unknown relatives we found at my grandmother's house.  This was taken in McKeesport, PA.

Added by Susan Crayne on April 30, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

New Quaker Records on Tell the Stories of Our Nation's "Friends" -- The Unsung Leaders of Equality and Peace

Documents Spanning Over 300 Years Give Insight to the Presence and Influence of Quakers in American History

PROVO, UT--(Marketwired - Apr 28, 2014) - today released 11.5 million new records documenting one of the most prominent groups in American history, the "Religious Society of Friends," more commonly known as Quakers. Spanning over 300 years (late 1600s - late 1900s), the collection includes birth, marriage, death, disownment, and memorial records,…


Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on April 29, 2014 at 4:55pm — 1 Comment

MyHeritage surpasses 5 billion historical records

Historical Big Data helps users worldwide make breakthrough family history discoveries 

TEL AVIV, Israel & LEHI, Utah – April 28, 2014: …


Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on April 29, 2014 at 7:25am — No Comments

2015 FGS National Conference Call for Presentations

Submissions will be accepted between May 1, 2014 and May 31, 2014

April 17, 2014 – Austin, TX. The …

Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on April 17, 2014 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Here & Then: The British Newspaper Archive’s brand new mobile app

You can now view fascinating historic articles, images and adverts from The British Newspaper Archive through your iPhone for free.

Download Here…

Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on April 14, 2014 at 8:15am — No Comments

younglove/ greenway family history research

my mum was Florence lavinia  younglove who married a Canadian soldier - Leslie George Greenway   in 1945 & came with me to Winnipeg. Manitoba ,Canada until we moved to England in 1959. 3 of us daughters married & stayed in England but mum and youngest sister returned to Canada.

Have found  grandfather William George Younglove she married and he was born in U.S.A. so says 1911 census. Married Ellen Young in  London ,England  about 1915-had 3 children-my mum was the middle one.;…


Added by pat price on April 13, 2014 at 9:12am — No Comments

A Famous Ride

"  Listen, my children, and you shall hear

Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere,

On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-Five:

Hardly a man is now alive

Who remembers that famous day and year"

Those lines are from the first stanza of a very famous poem by Longfellow…


Added by Doug Kretzer on April 9, 2014 at 2:25pm — No Comments

John Sweetman from Wexford Ireland.

 Created a settlement in Murry county, Minnosota. And brought Irish immigrants to settle there. The family was also very prominent in county Wexford Ireland.

Added by Sally Jeffryes on April 6, 2014 at 9:30am — 11 Comments

Park County Colorado

Park, County, Colorado, USA is one of my researching stomping grounds and where I am most active among local archives, and fellow researchers. If you need help there, I might be able to point you in the right direction.

Added by Sally Jeffryes on April 5, 2014 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Cuffe Surname from county Wexford Irealnd

I am researching the Cuffe clan from Clohamon, Ferns, Wexford, Ireland. If you have this family surname please contact me I would like to share with family.

Added by Sally Jeffryes on April 5, 2014 at 6:23pm — No Comments

From The Video Honoree’s Perspective

I asked my friend, Vicki Samuels Levy to write me a brief perspective on her experience as a video honoree in one of my Legacy Multimedia productions. After all, I write a lot from my perspective; what I’m trying to do with the video, the feelings that I want my audience to experience. I usually get a nice note from my clients and they often agree to allow me to use it as a website testimonial. So I was thrilled when a few hours later, Vicki sent me two pages of writing from her experience.…


Added by Stefani Twyford on April 2, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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