Findmypast makes more than 70 million world military records free for four days

I am a bit behind on this but Findmypast is offering free access to a wide variety of military records in honor of Veterans Day.  From their press release: Findmypast makes entire collection of more than 70 million world military records free for four days. Allll UK, Irish, Australian, Canadian and US military records free […]

What PERSI periodicals are already digitized on Findmypast?

PERSI (PERiodical Source Index) is a wonderful topical index to articles in thousands of genealogical and historical periodicals. Most are from the U.S. and Canada, but there are some from other countries, too.  PERSI is found on Findmypast.com under the tab “Search” and then the category of “Newspapers & periodicals.” The total number of index […]

Findmypast releases more marriage records with some never online before

Another nice press release this week! FINDMYPAST ANNOUNCES ONLINE RELEASE OF OVER 10 MILLION NEW US MARRIAGE RECORDS New records contain over 30 million names Includes significant additions from Indiana, New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Maine Includes 1 million names published online for the first time and only found on Findmypast  Ft. Lauderdale, FL: 4 […]

Findmypast posts new records. The Copping names are drawing me.

Each Friday, Findmypast releases new or updated records. One of this week’s entries is the “Greater London Burial Index: Locate the final resting place of your Middlesex ancestors.” I immediately checked this for one of my surnames, Copping. Great, there are 33 entries. That’s exciting. It’s also dreadful as I have genealogy work deadlines but […]