Genealogy News Corral, June 18-22

Genealogy News Corral, June 18-22

Origins.net, which has genealogy records subscription sites for British and Irish records, plus a Scottish research site, has launched a new records image viewer. It'll allow easier searching, including for users on Macs. To test it out, Origins.net is inviting you to browse the Children’s Employment Commission of...

  • FamilySearch has updated the historical records search at FamilySearch.org with more records for Austria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, England, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain and the United States. You can check out the list of updated databases here.

  • The Indiana Historical Society‘s (IHS) Midwestern Roots conference takes place Friday and Saturday July 20 and 21 in Indianapolis. Attendees can choose from more than 30 sessions from presenters including genealogy blogger and tech guru Dick Eastman, GeneaBloggers founder Thomas MacEntee, Hey America, Your Roots Are Showing author Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, findmypast.com‘s Joshua Taylor and other well-known genealogy experts. There’ll also be a book fair and marketplace.

    Full conference registration costs $150 for non-IHS members—but the early bird price ends next Wednesday, June 27. Click here to learn more and register.

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