Episode 222 – The Free Genealogy Gems Podcast

Episode 222 – The Free Genealogy Gems Podcast

The Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode #222 with Lisa Louise Cooke Download this episode (mp3) In honor of Family History Month, Lisa celebrates YOU! This episode is packed with comments, tips and questions from Genealogy Gems fans. Topics range from podcasting to metal...

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Native American Census Rolls Online & More

Native American Census Rolls Online & More

Enjoy brand new records online this week starting with a new collection of Native American Census Rolls at FamilySearch! Also new are civil registrations for France, half a million new records for Kent County, England, and a new digital archive of Japanese American...

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New US Navy Records and More!

New US Navy Records and More!

U.S. Naval correspondence letters top the list this week of new genealogy collections available online. Fold3 has two brand new collections of fascinating letters that could be a wonderful resource for anyone searching for their ancestors serving in the Navy. Also...

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7 Steps for Preserving Old Photo Albums and Scrapbooks

7 Steps for Preserving Old Photo Albums and Scrapbooks

Preserving old albums means figuring out what to do with everything inside. What if items are dirty or mildewed? How can you safely store related memorabilia? The Archive Lady Melissa Barker tackles these common and important questions. Recently Donna wrote in to tell...

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Millions of Obituaries from Around the World

Millions of Obituaries from Around the World

Obituaries and death indexes feature prominently in recently-updated collections at Ancestry.com. These collections take us around the world: from Australia to the U.S., Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, then to Germany and The Netherlands.Featured:...

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Millions of New Free Genealogy Records at FamilySearch

Millions of New Free Genealogy Records at FamilySearch

Get ready to ride the last waves of summer at FamilySearch with their millions of newly published free genealogy records! Major new or updated collections include England and Wales Wills and Probate Calendar; French census and church records; South Africa probate; and...

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2 Updates to MyHeritage DNA Upload You Need to Know

2 Updates to MyHeritage DNA Upload You Need to Know

Since 2016, MyHeritage DNA has offered the ability to transfer your DNA data from other DNA companies for free, and now they've expanded that offering to include Living DNA and 23andMe v5. With this news comes additional changes to their free upload offerings, so get...

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New! Scotland Genealogy Records Online

New! Scotland Genealogy Records Online

Five new Scotland genealogy record collections are online at Findmypast. Also: Irish police registers; records from Wiltshire and Westmorland, England; and digitized British and Irish newspapers. Enjoy exploring your British Isles ancestry! Featured collection:...

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6 Best School Records for Genealogy

6 Best School Records for Genealogy

School records can fill in the gaps in missing vital records, as well as provide a rare glimpse into the daily lives of our ancestors. Guest blogger Margaret Linford shares her personal stories about how schools can connect us to our families. She also...

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New England genealogy records top US updates

New England genealogy records top US updates

Find New England genealogy records for Vermont pioneers, Boston Catholics and Berkshire, MA residents among new and updated collections online. Also: vital records updates for Idaho, Nebraska, New York state and Tennessee.Featured: New England genealogy recordsVermont...

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Family Tree Magazine’s 101 Best Websites 2018

Family Tree Magazine’s 101 Best Websites 2018

Genealogy Gems is thrilled to be included in Family Tree Magazine's list of the 101 Best Websites for 2018! Each year, Family Tree Magazine's team of genealogy experts scour the web for the best of the best websites where you can discover family history...

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MyHeritage LIVE Schedule is Now Available

MyHeritage LIVE Schedule is Now Available

MyHeritage just announced the speaker schedule and it is now available on the MyHeritage LIVE website. There are also now discounted hotel rooms available. Here's the latest on the event: We’ve put together a jam-packed schedule of fascinating lectures...

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6M Free British Family Notices Now Online

6M Free British Family Notices Now Online

Nearly 6 million British family notices are now free to explore online! Find your ancestors from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales in more new and updated records, too: newspaper articles, British almanacs and directories, clandestine marriages, Liverpool Catholic...

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