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 […]

Paula Stuart-Warren: my upcoming genealogy presentations

The calendar of my upcoming presentations has been updated. I am going to be online for many organizations and with a variety of topics from August into October! http://genealogybypaula.com/speaking/speaking-calendar/. After that, I have room for more presentations. Contact me for details: PaulaStuartWarren at gmail.com. I have made a safety and health decision that at least […]

Catching up on more genealogy and history press releases: great news!

The UK family history website, Findmypast, has announced the publication of a vast online collection of “Old Parish Registers” in collaboration with 9 local archives and organizations across Scotland.  “Dating back to 1561 and spanning 450 years Scottish history, the new collection contains more than 10.7 million historical documents chronicling baptisms, marriages, burials and more.” […]

Minnesota: $432,940 in 52 Grants to Support History via the Legacy Amendment

Safe historical storage, microfilm readers and printers, microfilm purchases, oral histories, and building preservation are just some of the reasons why 52 grants were awarded to a variety of organizations around Minnesota. “The Minnesota Historical Society is pleased to announce 52 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants ($10,000 and less), totaling $432,940 to organizations […]

Catching up on my genealogy presentations

In June, I spent a week as a faculty member of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. 10-12 hours each day of online teaching and consulting and follow-up research on students’ questions. It was both an exhilarating and exhausting week. Now I am catching up on research and reports for client plus working on handouts […]