Sunday, August 02, 2015

Who Do You Think You Are - JK Rowling

J.K. Rowling’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? airs Sunday, August 2 at 9/8c on TLC



JK Rowling goes on a journey in France to trace her mother’s roots. She discovers that a family war story might not be what she thought when military records reveal a surprising truth. Tracing the trail even further back, Jo learns of her 2x great-grandmother, who had plenty of struggles both as a poor, single mother and a witness to German invasion during wartime, which forced her family to choose sides in a time of turmoil.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Your legacy is…

The following is from FamilySearch.

FamilySearch
Our journey in life is unique to each of us. As we press forward with faith, we leave a legacy of hope for future generations to follow.
What's Your Legacy?
Join the conversation using #IAmAPioneer

860 Million New Records Added To Mocavo

The following is from Mocavo.


Today we are excited to share that we’ve added more than 860 million new records to Mocavo! 


Thanks to our partnership with FamilySearch, Mocavo community members now can access information from more than 22 million family trees submitted by FamilySearch users. Uncover a wealth of clues (such as names, dates, and locations) for the people who could be your ancestors. 
 

Since announcing our Free Forever Revolution, we’ve continually added millions of records, revealed revolutionary technologies (including handwriting recognition, transcription, and photo detection tools), and worked with organizations to digitize offline collections — all with the goal of helping our community make more discoveries than ever. Thank you again for all of your support and we hope you enjoy this new collection.  

Have any questions? Feel free to give us a call at 1-866-279-8013

All the best,
The Mocavo Team

New FamilySearch Collections - July 13, 2015

The following is from FamilySearch.

July 23, 2015
 

New FamilySearch Collections: Week of July 13, 2015
Family historians hungry for historic Irish records will enjoy FamilySearch’s new collection, Ireland Petty Sessions Court Registers 1828-1912. These indexed court documents bring 22 million records to your fingertips. These records were originally filmed at the National Archives of Ireland and the index was created by findmypast.com. See the table below for additions to over 60 historical record collections, including 46 million US obituaries. Click on the collection’s link to start your discovery.
COLLECTION
INDEXED RECORDS
DIGITAL RECORDS
COMMENTS
0
21,315
Added images to an existing collection
0
1,670
Added images to an existing collection
1,513,553
1,513,553
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
0
164,642
Added images to an existing collection
1,642,660
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
2,086,638
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
624,395
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
83,822
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
970
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
855,956
Added images to an existing collection
504,033
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
9,802
Added images to an existing collection
0
175,363
Added images to an existing collection
2,782,487
2,843,557
New indexed records and images collection
5,573,816
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
21,833,839
0
New indexed record collection
0
318
Added images to an existing collection
0
1,325,362
New browsable-image collection.
0
393,814
New browsable-image collection.
0
111,837
Added images to an existing collection
0
75,456
New browsable-image collection.
0
709,381
New browsable-image collection.
0
111,281
New browsable-image collection.
0
80,833
Added images to an existing collection
9,865,944
0
New indexed record collection
39,967
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
1,577,127
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
182
Added images to an existing collection
0
363
Added images to an existing collection
0
195
New browsable-image collection.
0
1,077
Added images to an existing collection
0
574
Added images to an existing collection
0
2,758
Added images to an existing collection
0
1,294
Added images to an existing collection
0
1,428
Added images to an existing collection
1,389,458
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
347,134
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
1,952
Added images to an existing collection
0
6,103
Added images to an existing collection
0
20,661
Added images to an existing collection
0
15,831
Added images to an existing collection
0
42,583
Added images to an existing collection
0
111,769
Added images to an existing collection
0
95,820
New browsable-image collection.
2,807,212
0
Added indexed records to an existing collection
0
850,597
Added images to an existing collection
0
972
Added images to an existing collection
3,024,053
1,831,660
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
1,606
62
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
20
18,454
Added indexed records and images to an existing collection
4,641
44,734
New Indexed records and images collection
46,769,836
0
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