Ireland’s archival collections are now indexed online on the Irish Archives Resource website. The collection includes records of current and defunct government and local government agencies, individuals, landed estates, clubs, societies, trade unions, religious organizations, and cultural and political organizations. Click here to search the collection.
Early-bird registration ends today for the National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, scheduled for May 11-14 in Charleston, S.C. Editors from Family Tree Magazine will be exhibiting there, so make sure to stop by our booth for free handouts and special prices on CDs and books. Register for the conference here.
The 1916 census of Canada’s western provinces is now available at the Library and Archives of Canada website. Unfortunately, the census has yet to be indexed, so searching for individuals will be slow unless you know exactly where to look. Click here for more information.
Family Tree Firsts blogger Nancy Shively received our special Civil War issue of Family Tree Magazine in the mail, and she’s using it to explore her Confederate roots. Read her full story on Family Tree University.
And while we’re on the subject of the Civil War, the Confederate constitution was adopted 150 years ago today. Click here to view the original document.