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Friday, 24 April 2015

Caroline M. Pointer

I can't think of a single place that I go to for finding links to online newspaper resources other than The Ancestor Hunt. 10,000 Free US Historical Newspaper Links
Befuddled by sources and citations? Be befuddled no more. Elizabeth Shown Mills boils it all down to these 7. Your Basic 7 Rules for Identifying Sources. Just 7. (Evidenced Explained "Quick Tips")
Need to take a screenshot of that webpage for your research notes? features The Best 4 Chrome Apps for Taking Screenshots.
Here's a free course from Canvas Network: Researching British Army Nurses. (H/t to Tami Mize for sharing this on Facebook.)
Have Irish roots? [Oh my, yes!] From Claire on Irish Genealogy News: The Irish in Gallipoli: New Online Platform Launched.
Findmypast Friday: Added phase 2 of their Yorkshire collection and updated their US Billiongraves Index.
Yesterday, added or updated records for UK (Select Cemetery Registers) and for the US state of Connecticut (Death Index, 1949-2012).
Yesterday, added or updated record indexes and record images for Nova Scotia (Deaths); Spain (Municipal Records for Alicante Province); and for the US state of New York (County Marriages).
Here is the second part to Tracking Down Civil War Veterans with very helpful tips and tricks to Replacing Damaged Civil War Headstones. (Beyond the Ghosts)
USGenWeb Archives volunteer contributors uploaded various types of records this week for various counties in the following US states: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, North Carolina, and Virginia.
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