U.S.A. - National Archives genealogy programs - September and October 2014
- Published on Monday, 22 September 2014 08:50
All programs at the National Archives are free and open to the public. The programs will be held at the National Archives in Washington DC at will be held in the National Archives Building Research Center (Room G-25), in Washington, DC.
With genetic testing, I gave my parents the gift of divorce
- Published on Monday, 15 September 2014 10:54
An unexpected twist to DNA testing. Link to Vox article by "George Doe", a stem cell and reproductive biologist who had his own DNA tested, and then gave DNA kits to both his parents. His surprise - it seems 23andme found a close relative, closer than anyone had expected.
Thanks to Dick Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.
Norway - National Archives Records Free On-Line
- Published on Sunday, 19 October 2014 17:55
The National Archives of Norway digitized thousands of records including census records, parish records, probate records, court records, and emigrant lists. The website is in both English and Norwegian. The documents are in Norwegian. Access is free.