What to Do With the "Junk" in Your Trunk"
By Paul G Nauta of FamilySearch.
Veterans Day is a time to recognize the veterans in our lives—to honor their service for our country and show them that we appreciate their sacrifices made in our behalf. “The Great War,” World War I, began 100 years ago and later ended on November 11, 1918.
In commemoration of Veterans Day, FamilySearch.org has announced the addition of three free World War I collections containing information on the millions of American and British citizens who served and registered for military service between 1914 and 1920. These vital genealogical resources were made available in . . .
An Easy Way to Find Specific Collections
Wednesday, November 4, 2015, by Ancestry Insider
Last week RootsTech announced the keynote speakers for the opening session of RootsTech 2016, to be held February 3rd through the 6th at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
I’ve warmed up considerably to non-genealogist speakers. They have been informative, funny, moving, and inspiring. They’ve brought in perspectives we sometimes don’t get when we draw exclusively from within our community. And they draw into our community, attendees that might otherwise have had no contact with genealogy.
They are from top down- Paula Williams Madison: Author, Filmmaker, and Retired NBC Executive. Bruce Feiler: Best-selling Author and New York Times Columnist. Stephen T. Rockwood: President and CEO of FamilySearch International. Click "Read More" to learn more about each of these fascinating people..
Honor Ancestors that Fought for Freedom by taking our Monday Military Records Class
Military Records for the United States and other countries can be helpful in locating and understanding your ancestor.
Learn of the many websites that can help you especially if your ancestors fought in the Revolutionary War, the Civil War or Registered for either the WWI or WWII draft.
Other sources will be covered in this class such as:
- Where to find military records for countries other than the U.S.
- How to use Fold3 for the U.S.
- How to locate pension records and why you should use them
- What other types of information can be found
So, you’ve been researching and documenting your family history for a few years now and have a long list of places to visit and facts to track down. Where should you start? What are the most important things that you should do first? . . .