Friday, June 8, 2018

FamilSearch Latest Databases

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New Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of June 4, 2018

Salt Lake City, Utah (4 June 2018), 
FamilySearch added over 700,000 New York naturalization records and one million more historical records and images from ArkansasIdahoKansasOhio, and New Jersey. The BillionGraves Indexhas added over 600,000 indexed records and images to their database. Find your Italian ancestors from Naples with nearly 85,000 new records, and Jewish Records from Hungary. Other countries represented are Australia, Denmark, Honduras, India, Liberia, Peru, Portugal, and Sweden.
Research these new free records by clicking on the collection links below, or go to FamilySearch to search over 8 billion free names and record images.
Country Collection Indexed Records Digital Images Comments
Australia Australia, Victoria, Tombstone Transcriptions from Various Cemeteries, 1850-1988 33,802 14311 New indexed records and images collection
Denmark Denmark, Military Conscription Rolls, 1789-1792 8,942 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Honduras Honduras, Civil Registration, 1841-1968 5,444 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Hungary Hungary, Jewish Vital Records Index, 1800-1945 1,825 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
India India, Archdiocese of Goa, Roman Catholic Priesthood Candidates, 1724-1996 256 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Italy Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865 84,403 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Liberia Liberia, Marriage Records, 1912-2015 19,184 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Other BillionGraves Index 621,046 Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
Peru Peru, Lima, Civil Registration, 1874-1996 2,197 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Portugal Portugal, Porto, Catholic Church Records, 1535-1949 114,212 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
Sweden Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860 13,255 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States Idaho, Jerome County Historical Society, Minidoka Japanese Relocation Center Mixed Vital Records, 1942-1945 385 0 New indexed records collection
United States Kansas, Cemetery Abstracts 110,219 0 New indexed records collection
United States Arkansas, Sevier County, Death Records, 1914-1923 584 0 New indexed records collection
United States Ohio, Washington County Newspaper Obituaries, 1884-2013 693,529 0 New indexed records collection
United States New York, Southern District, U.S District Court Naturalization Records, 1824-1946 772,084 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
United States New Jersey Naturalization Records, 1796-1991 11,941 0 New indexed records collection
United States Idaho, Southern Counties Obituaries, 1943-2013 80,292 0 Added indexed records to an existing collection
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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Jefferson County Genealogical Society's Meeting June 11th

MONDAY, 11 JUNE 2018 @ 6:00 PM
 Ann Fillhart and students from her Wiley Middle School class will share stories on Revolutionary Soldiers and events they have learned through their research. Bruce Coyne, President of the Thousand Island Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, is providing the class guidance and support. Event is Free and Open to the Public.

The meeting is held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ives Street, Watertown, across from Immaculate Heart Central School (IHCS).  Driving directions to the church are:

From Route 81, take exit 44 to Route 232 toward Watertown. Drive 1.1 miles and take the second left turn on to Ives Street Road. Continue straight into the city. The church is the second building on the right; across from IHCS.
From Watertown, it is on Ives Street, across from IHCS. Take Washington Street to Barben Avenue. Turn onto Barben Avenue and take it until it ends in a T. Turn left and the church building will be 300 yards on the left, just past IHCS. Or from Watertown, take Massey Street South; veer right onto South Massey and left onto Ives Street. The church building will be on your left, just past IHCS.
Respectfully, Tom LaClair
President, JCNYGS
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Sunday, May 27, 2018

FamilySearch's Latest Classes

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Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for June 2018 

Salt Lake City, Utah (27 May 2018), The FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free family history classes and webinars for June 2018. Research classes this month will focus on Costa Rica (Spanish), GermanyAmerican WestNorway, and Scotland. Weekly FamilySearch sessions are offered on the Family Tree, Catalog, Indexing, and Search.  Participants can attend in person or online. See the calendar below for the complete list. No registration is required.
Weekly webinars are organized along the following track schedule throughout the month:
Mondays—FamilySearch Catalog at 10:00 a.m. MDT
Tuesdays—FamilySearch.org and Family Tree Classes at 10:00 a.m. MDT
Wednesdays—Indexing Classes at 10:00 a.m. MDT
Thursdays—Research Classes at 1:00 p.m. MDT
Mark your calendars for events you want to join. Online classes are noted on the schedule as webinars. Webinar attendees need to click the link next to the class title at the scheduled date and time to attend the class online. Those attending in person simply go to the room noted. Invite your family and friends. All class times are in mountain daylight time (MDT).
If you are unable to attend a class in person or online, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later online at your convenience. Access archived classes online at Family History Library classes and webinars.
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DATE / TIME

Saturday, 2 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
Recursos genealógicos de Costa Rica (Beginner)
Tuesday, 5 June, 10:00 a.m. MDT
Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)
Thursday, 7 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
Using German Address Books to Locate Records (Beginner)
Tuesday, 12 June, 10:00 a.m. MDT
Tips and Tricks for Using the FamilySearch Historical Record Collection (Beginner)
Thursday, 14 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
United States Research: Mountain West Region (Beginner)
Saturday, 16 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
¿Quién me ayuda? (Beginner)
Tuesday, 19 June, 10:00 a.m. MDT
Starting Family Tree: Attaching Sources (Beginner)
Thursday, 21 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
Scottish Clans and Naming Patterns (Beginner)
Tuesday, 26 June, 10:00 a.m. MDT
Overview of FamilySearch Memories (Beginner)
Thursday, 28 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
Finding an Ancestor's Place of Origin in Norway: A Case Study, Part 1 (Beginner)
DATE / TIME

Saturday, 2 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
Recursos genealógicos de Costa Rica (Beginner)
Tuesday, 5 June, 10:00 a.m. MDT
Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)
Thursday, 7 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
Using German Address Books to Locate Records (Beginner)
Tuesday, 12 June, 10:00 a.m. MDT
Tips and Tricks for Using the FamilySearch Historical Record Collection (Beginner)
Thursday, 14 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
United States Research: Mountain West Region (Beginner)
Saturday, 16 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
¿Quién me ayuda? (Beginner)
Tuesday, 19 June, 10:00 a.m. MDT
Starting Family Tree: Attaching Sources (Beginner)
Thursday, 21 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
Scottish Clans and Naming Patterns (Beginner)
Tuesday, 26 June, 10:00 a.m. MDT
Overview of FamilySearch Memories (Beginner)
Thursday, 28 June, 1:00 p.m. MDT
Finding an Ancestor's Place of Origin in Norway: A Case Study, Part 1 (Beginner)

































































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About FamilySearch
FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 5,000 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.