Tag Archives: AncestryDNA

This week’s crème de la crème — February 10, 2024

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsHow to navigate Order-in-Council records, part one: real life at LAC by Linda Yip on Past Presence. Finding on the Ground: Northern Ontario Districts by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 7, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsScottish vaccination records by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES. Dutch Genealogy News for September 2023 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy. FamilySearch advances efforts to digitize Ukrainian archive records by Vera Miller … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — September 30, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsIrish Ordnance Survey maps join National Library of Scotland maps platform by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES. Living London by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. 100 Best Free Online Genealogy Websites … Continue reading

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Watch for updates on AncestryDNA

If you haven’t looked at your DNA results on Ancestry in a while, you may to keep an eye open for updates that should be coming in the next few weeks. Some think the updates will be improved ethnicity estimates. … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — September 9, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsA circus-full of maps by John Grenham on John Grenham — Irish Roots. John does it again with maps! by Donna Moughty on Irish Family Roots. More than 600,000 records for … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — August 26, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsThe 1931 Census: a reading list on Library and Archives Canada Blog. Introducing ConnecticutGenealogy.org, a FREE Searchable Database by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star. Free Database of Old Photos Opens Door to Finding … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — April 29, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsDon’t overlook free digital records with my Héritage Canadiana / Library and Archives Canada hack, part 2 by Linda Yip on Past Presence. A Simple Way to Find Lot and Concession … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — April 1, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsIrishGenealogy.ie adds an extra year of free civil registration records by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES. Forthcoming Newspapers – Spring 2023 on The DLGB. 750,000 Postcards Online Free at Geneanet! on … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — December 31, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this last week of the year. Blog postsMilitary Monday: What’s the Difference between the CVWM and CWGC Databases? by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Success in finding death record gives closure on lost child … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA test and online newspaper archives help New Zealander find her birth father — a convicted bank robber in Canada

A reference librarian in New Zealand spent more than 20 years trying to track down her birth father, and she shared her story with the Vancouver Sun. After New Zealand relaxed laws in 1999 on access to closed adoptions, Heather … Continue reading

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