Worldwide

Sandy on August 23rd, 2013

Findmypast.co.uk has added 125 million new newspaper articles covering 1753-2012 from worldwide sources.  Newspaper articles are handy since they contain stories that ordinary records don’t have. They also help family historians to understand what was going on during the time their ancestor was alive. Full details of what this extensive record release is as follows: […]

Continue reading about 125 million world newspaper articles released

Last week I passed through Lenoir in North Carolina on the way to enjoy mountain views of the North Carolina Fall foliage. (Lenoir by the way is pronounced Lenore although Renoir is not pronounced Renore). We did wonder in passing about the location of the new Google data center that did bring some much needed […]

Continue reading about Peek inside Google’s data centers and see the amazingly beautiful facilities

Sandy on August 31st, 2011

FamilySearch.org has added the following records to it’s enormous database: “Austria, Mexico, Peru, U.S. Each Add Over a Million Records FamilySearch.org added over six million records to its free online database this week. The new collections include seigniorial records from Austria; civil registrations from Chihuahua, Mexico; and probate records from Kentucky, U.S. Also added this week […]

Continue reading about FamilySearch Adds 6 Million Records