Genealogy News for you

  • Enjoy Free Access to Census Records on MyHeritage. Discover more about the lives of your ancestors this Labor Day with FREE access to all census records on MyHeritage. Search through this treasure trove of 1.3 billion census records for free from September 1 through September 8, 2021. This includes more than U.S. censuses!

  • Minnesota Genealogical Society 2021 Virtual North Star Conference 30 September – 2 October. 6 plenaries with main speaker D. Joshua Taylor and 23 breakout sessions plus handouts! I am doing two of the breakout sessions.

  •  Ancestry has unveiled the world’s largest digitized and searchable collection of Freedmen’s Bureau and Freedman’s Bank records to date, with more than 3.5 million records available for everyone to search for free at www.Ancestry.com/Freedmens. “The addition of these significant records can be instrumental in helping descendants of previously enslaved people in the U.S. make additional discoveries about their families by offering a path to trace ancestors prior to 1870. This collection can enable meaningful family history breakthroughs because it is likely the first time newly freed African Americans would appear in records after Emancipation.”

  • My speaking calendar has been updated. I’m just a bit busy in September with many hours of virtual presentations. Please join me and the great organizations that have asked me to speak. For the dates and links for more information and registrations: http://genealogybypaula.com/speaking/speaking-calendar/

 

 

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