March 29, 2020

My Heritage Offers Free Access to all U.S. Census Records

U.S. census records are an invaluable resource for genealogists with ties to the United States. Conducted every 10 years, they typically record the members of a household, their ages, places of birth, residence, occupation, immigration and citizenship details, marriage information, military service, and more. The breadth of their coverage makes […]
March 29, 2020

1918-1920 A Great Granddaughters Perspective

Sharon Taylor writes about her great grandmother and what she faced in Galicia during the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic along with pogroms, food shortages, cholera and typhoid Jewish Exponent of Philadelphia . This should put into perspective what we as Jews have faced in the past and how we have […]
March 25, 2020

Ancestry.com Providing Free Lessons

Ancestry with the (US) National Archives are making it easier to explore their family history by providing free access to search 50 million and images on Ancestry,  Ancestry’s usually free online tutorials video courses are all available.  Exploring the records is completely free – just create an account by entering […]