Bi-Monthly Newsletter from The Ancestor Hunt – July 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 …

Find My Past Adds/Updates 129 Historical Newspaper Titles – July, 2021

Find My Past is an underappreciated source for digitized newspapers. A subscription site that specializes in British and Irish newspapers, it has titles from all over the world, including the U.S. Currently their collection numbers nearly 120 million pages. It is growing rapidly. This month, Find My Past added 34 New Titles and added to …

NewspaperARCHIVE Update – July, 2021

NewspaperARCHIVE, a subscription site, has announced its’ updates for July 2021. There is 1 New Title and 172 Titles that have had issues added. There are a total of over 15,000 titles available at the site. A complete list of all of the site’s titles can be found HERE. Below are the titles added or …

Ancestry New and Updated Collections – July 1-31, 2021

Ancestry.com continues to add or update its records collections at a fast pace for us to search. For the period of July 1-31, 2021, the new/updated collections are: Adams County, Colorado, U.S., Marriage License Index, 1960-2010 (UPDATED) Anglesey, Wales, Anglican Church Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1547-1994 (UPDATED) Brecknockshire, Wales, Anglican Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1994 …

British Newspaper Archive Adds/Updates 157 Titles – July, 2021

The British Newspaper Archive, a subscription site owned by FindMyPast, has announced its’ updates for July 2021. There are 68 New Titles and 89 Titles that have had issues added. There are a total of over 44 million pages available at the site. A complete list of all of the site’s titles can be found HERE. …

Chronicling America Updates – July 2021

Chronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historical newspapers regularly updates their collection. Here are the updated titles for July 2021. Some are new titles and some are added to an existing title’s pages in the database. There are 18 in total from 5 different states. Alaska Updated content for …

FamilySearch New and Updated Collections – July 1-31, 2021

FamilySearch continues to add or update its records collections at a fast pace for us to search. ​​For the period of July 1-31, 2021, the added/updated collections are: Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950 Alabama Deaths and Burials, 1881-1952 Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957 Alabama Voter Registration and Poll Tax Cards, 1834-1981 Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981 …

Free Colorado Online Cemetery and Burial Records

Cemetery records and cemeteries in general are a very large part of our family history and is a significant pursuit for many genealogists. Sometimes, the information on a headstone is the only information available for certain ancestors. What can you find in these records? How about birth, marriage, and death information and clues to military …

24 Things You Can Find from Cemetery Records Besides Tombstone Inscriptions

Cemetery records and cemeteries in general are a very large part of our family history and are a significant pursuit for many genealogists.  Sometimes, the information on a headstone is the only information available for certain ancestors. There are different types of cemeteries. Just being buried in a specific cemetery may provide a clue to …

Search Hyphenated Words in Historical Newspapers to Get Up To 30% More Results

Finding your ancestors in newspaper articles is in my opinion – an art, not a science. You must be clever and resourceful to get around the quality limitations in old newspapers A “feature” of older newspapers is the use of the hyphen. Hyphenated words were often used heavily to save space and due to the …