Friday, April 25, 2014


There are two DNA Test sales going on this weekend:

First, FamilyTree DNA has their 37 marker y-DNA test on sale for 20% off.  Regular price is $169 and sale price is $135.20.  Sale ends 29 April 2014.

Second, Ancestry DNA has the DNA Test(Autosomal) also on sale for 20% off.  Regular price is $99 and sale price is $79.  Sale ends 27 April 2014

I will answer any questions that you have about these DNA tests at our GENCOM meeting this Sunday 27 April 2014.

Happy ancestor hunting.


There have been quite a few new and updated records appearing on and the past three days.  Note that all the United States records are highlighted and bold for viewing help.

Happy ancestor hunting.
FamilySearch Records
Title Records Last Updated
Italy, Modena, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1806-1942Browse Images *25 Apr 2014
Philippines, Civil Registration (Local), 1888-198311,684 *25 Apr 2014
Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1911197,522 *24 Apr 2014
Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-19128,758 *24 Apr 2014
Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration, 1582-1910160,737 *24 Apr 2014
Delaware Vital Records, 1680-1971Browse Images *24 Apr 2014
Maryland and Delaware, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872Browse Images *24 Apr 2014
Spain, Province of Barcelona, Municipal Records, 1387-1936459,681 *24 Apr 2014
Netherlands, Utrecht Province, Civil Registration, 1811-1950Browse Images *24 Apr 2014
Saskatchewan Provincial Records, 1879-1987Browse Images *24 Apr 2014
Portugal, Setúbal, Catholic Church Records, 1555-1911Browse Images *24 Apr 2014
Portugal, Lamego, Diocesan Records, 1529-1963Browse Images *24 Apr 2014
Virginia, Freedmen's Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-1872834,422 *23 Apr 2014
North Carolina, Freedmen's Bureau Records, 1863-1872Browse Images *23 Apr 2014
Philippines, Pangasinan, Civil Registration, 1945-198174,414 *22 Apr 2014

Ancestry Records

U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607–1943Schools, Directories & Church Histories356,712New

Switzerland, Schaffhausen, Directories, Emigration, and Genealogies, 1460-1952 (in French)Stories, Memories & Histories8,866New

U.S., Union Provost Marshal Files of Two or More Civilians, 1861-1866Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills107,471New

U.S. and UK, Quaker Published Memorials, 1818-1919Birth, Marriage & Death55,135New

Estonia, Petseri County, Surname Register Cards, 1921-1923 (in Estonian)Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills12,902New

U.S. and Canada, Quaker Monthly Meeting Historical Data, 1671-2010Stories, Memories & Histories2,087New

Costa Rica, Civil Registration, 1860-1975 (in Spanish)Birth, Marriage & Death404,717New

Indiana, Selected Quaker Meeting Directories, 1836-1921Schools, Directories & Church Histories14,836New

England, Norfolk Monumental Inscriptions, 1600-1900'sBirth, Marriage & Death14,252New

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, African-American Census, 1847Census & Voter Lists4,314New

U.S., Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680-1940Schools, Directories & Church Histories887,019New

Manitoba, Canada, Probate Records, 1871-1930Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills802,992New

Germany, Prussia, Brandenburg, Heegermühle, Church Records, 1664-1824 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death520New

Barbados, Church Records, 1637-1887Birth, Marriage & Death25,677New

Austria, Evangelical-Lutheran Church Records, 1848-1900 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death42,522New

U.S., Remarried Widows Index to Pension Applications, 1887-1942Military6,749New

U.S., Quaker Genealogies, 1893-2003Stories, Memories & Histories31,254New

U.S., Quaker Periodicals, 1828-1929Schools, Directories & Church Histories41,049New

U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1994Schools, Directories & Church Histories5,636,447New

Slovakia, Census, 1869 (in Slovak)Census & Voter Lists278,392New

U.S., Records of Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865Military51,108New

Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada, Crew Lists, 1864-1942Immigration & Travel40,809New

Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Civil Registration, 1794-1863 (in French)Birth, Marriage & Death27,549New

Germany, Saxony, Bautzen, Church Records, 1699-1915 (in German)Birth, Marriage & Death32,434New

U.S. and Canada, Quaker Extracted Yearly Meeting Minutes, 1808-1930Schools, Directories & Church Histories116,253New

Sri Lanka, Colombo District Dutch Reformed Church Records, 1677-1990 (in Tamil)Birth, Marriage & Death34,093New

U.S., Surname Index to Quaker RecordsSchools, Directories & Church Histories444New

Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police obituary card index and notices, 1876-2007Birth, Marriage & Death9,476New

U.S., Quaker Cemetery Records, 1800-1990Birth, Marriage & Death13,633New

Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939Birth, Marriage & Death454,881New

U.S., Index to Quaker Obituary Notices, 1822-2012Birth, Marriage & Death79,196New

Wayne County, Indiana, Quaker Funeral Home Records, 1939-1974Birth, Marriage & Death5,388New

U.S., Selected Quaker College Yearbooks and Alumni Directories, 1896-2003Schools, Directories & Church Histories521,947New

Austria, Upper Austria, Linz Citizen Rolls, 1658-1937 (in German)Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills2,295New

England, Norfolk Poor Law Union Records, 1796-1900Birth, Marriage & Death138,680New

England, Yorkshire, Allertonshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1667-1819Birth, Marriage & Death322New

Brazil, São Paulo, Immigrant Hostelry Records, 1882-1925 (in Portuguese)Immigration & Travel37,565New

Tuesday, April 22, 2014


The following records are shown as new or updated on FamilySearch Today.

Happy ancestor hunting.

FamilySearch Records

Title Records Last Updated
Philippines, Pangasinan, Civil Registration, 1945-198174,414 *22 Apr 2014
New York, Naturalization Index, 1792-1906Browse Images *22 Apr 2014
Indiana, Marriages, 1811-19592,784,135 *22 Apr 2014
Ohio, Cuyahoga County Probate Files, 1813-1931Browse Images *22 Apr 2014
Rhode Island, District Court Naturalization Indexes, 1906-1991Browse Images *22 Apr 2014
Maryland and Delaware, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1872Browse Images *22 Apr 2014
Massachusetts, Boston Crew Lists, 1917-1943Browse Images *22 Apr 2014
Texas, Freedmen's Bureau Field Office Records, 1865-1870Browse Images *22 Apr 2014


Important information you should know about Northwest Louisiana history and your heritage.


The following records are shown as new on today.

Happy ancestor hunting.
Ancestry Records

Mississippi, Enumeration of Educable Children, 1850-1892; 1908-1957Schools, Directories & Church Histories211,757New

Missouri, Confederate Pension Applications and Soldiers Home ApplicationsMilitary27,874New

Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004Birth, Marriage & Death260,134New

Missouri, Jackson County Voter Registration Records, 1928-1956Census & Voter Lists61,961New

Montana, Chouteau County Records, 1876-2011Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills241,430New

Montana, Cascade County Records, 1880-2009Tax, Criminal, Land & Wills613,969New

Mississippi, Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1900-1974Military117,637New


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