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Yates County History Center to offer genealogy workshops

The Yates County History Center, located in Penn Yan,  will host virtual genealogy workshops on three Saturdays in March. The topics for these workshops are based on different nationalities whose people settled in the Finger Lakes region. March 5 – Danish Emigration and Immigraiton March

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National Archives to offer free webinars about 1950 census

The National Archives will present a series of free webinars on the 1950 Census beginning in March.  All webinars will be at 1 p.m. Eastern Standard time and take place on YouTube. Wednesday, March 2 :  Overview of What’s on the 1950 Census Wednesday, March 16 :  Mapping the 1950 Census:

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RootsTech 2022 to open Thursday, March 3

RootsTech 2022 will start at noon Eastern time on Thursday, March 3, 2022.  The opening presentation will be by Steve Rockwood, the CEO of FamilySearch International.  Other Keynote speakers will make their presentations throughout the three days of the conference. There are 900 2022 sessions

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Help is needed to transcribe Staten Island cemetery records

The Staten Island Museum has partnered with the Staten Island Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society and the Frederick Douglass Memorial Park to transcribe newly digitized family history records. The transcription project will continue all year. To participate in the project, first watch

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Free access to Newspapers.com this weekend

This weekend take advantage of free access to the Publisher’s Extra version of Newspapers.com. Search over 725 million pages in the archive for obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, social pages and much more. You will need to set up at free user name and password

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