Did You Know That Ancestry Has 57 FREE Obituary Index Collections?

Did you know that there are many Free Obituary Index Collections available on Ancestry dot com? And yes, you do not need a subscription to access them. Here is the list of the 57 Free Obituary and Obituary Index Collections (as of June 24, 2021): Beaver County, Pennsylvania, Obituary Records, 1920-1969 FREE Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted […]

42 Reasons to Use the My Heritage Newspaper Collection

Another of the growing number of subscription newspaper collections is My Heritage. They have over 50 million digitized newspaper pages available to research! They have their own collection of newspapers from the U.S., Canada, and the Netherlands, and access to the Trove collection in Australia and Chronicling America, all via My Heritage’s search features. To […]

Did You Know That Ancestry Has 1,097 FREE Collections?

Did you know that there are many Free Index Collections available on Ancestry dot com? And yes, you do not need a subscription to access them (but you need to have registered, which is free).’ Here is the list of the 1,097 Free and Free Index Collections (as of June 18, 2021): 10,000 Vital Records […]

Over 100 Million Online Obituary Records Available from FamilySearch

Did you know that there are about 100 million newspaper obituary records available from FamilySearch in 43 different collections? All but 1 collection have searchable indexes, and there are collections with images from newspapers, images from index card transcriptions only, and collections that are indexes only. Now, the great majority do not have newspaper images […]

Bi-Monthly Newsletter from The Ancestor Hunt – June 15, 2021

Hello to The Ancestor Hunt readers! Here is the latest Bi-monthly Newsletter. It includes links to all of the articles published since the previous newsletter, as well as articles that I think you might find interesting from other authors. It also includes research tips, a joke or two, and other interesting genealogical stuff. It is […]

FamilySearch New and Updated Collections – June 1-15, 2021

FamilySearch continues to add or update its records collections at a fast pace for us to search. ​​For the period of June 1-15, 2021, the added/updated collections are: Alaska, Vital Records, 1816-2005 Albania, Census, 1930 Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981 Argentina, Capital Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1737-1977 Argentina, Catamarca, Catholic Church Records, 1724-1971 […]

37,500 Free Online U.S. Historical Newspapers Now Available

On this website, the first set of free online links to U.S. historical newspapers was published in February 2014. with about 10,000 titles. There have been at least two updates published each year since then.  This initial update of 2021 adds another 2,600 titles. The grand total is about 37,500 links to Historical American Newspapers […]

5,775 Free Western States Online Historical Newspaper Titles Available to Search

There is a total of 5,775 online historical newspapers available to search for free from the Western states. 260 new and updated Free Online Historical Newspaper Links have been added to the Western States’ free “newspaper link lists”: These were all updated in May and June 2021, and represent additions from the past 6 months.  […]

Advantage Archives Adds 1.2 Million Historical Newspaper Pages – May, 2021

In February 2017, I started publishing a list of the catalog of online historical newspapers from over 400 different collections put together by the Advantage Archives Company, developed in conjunction with the libraries, historical societies and museums across the U.S. who preserve the historical newspapers for their communities. The list has grown a lot since […]

Bi-Monthly Newsletter from The Ancestor Hunt – May 31, 2021

Hello to The Ancestor Hunt readers! Here is the latest Bi-monthly Newsletter. It includes links to all of the articles published since the previous newsletter, as well as articles that I think you might find interesting from other authors. It also includes research tips, a joke or two, and other interesting genealogical stuff. It is […]