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  1. New England Historic Genealogical Society Announces Multi-Year Collaboration with FamilySearch

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    New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) and FamilySearch, the family history arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, today announced a multi-year collaboration between the two nonprofit organizations and a sharing of online genealogical resources, establishing a milestone in the growing international family history industry. In a...
  2. War of 1812 Pension Records: Preservation Effort and Free Access

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    Two centuries after its inception, an important effort is underway to preserve the pension records from the War of 1812. For the last several years donations have been raised to digitize these records and make them free to the public. The Federation of Genealogical Societies has created the Preserve the Pensions page in conjunction with Fold3,...
  3. Love is My Last Name: A Fun Look at Valentine’s Day Related Surnames

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    Thank you to family history research site Crestleaf for contributing this guest post. When you’re done reading this post, check out their request for love stories for a special Valentine’s Day feature here.  Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Depending on your current relationship status, the season of courtly love can either conjure up...
  4. Last Day to View the Free Genealogy Do-Over Webinar

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    Have you heard about the Genealogy Do-Over from Geneabloggers creator Thomas MacEntee? It’s creating quite a lot of buzz in the family history world right now, and for good reason. As the name implies, the Do-Over challenges genealogists to go back and completely redo and rethink their research in an effort to improve it....
  5. Last Chance to Enter to Win a 12 Month World Subscription to FindMyPast.com!!

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    This giveaway has ended. Thank you to everyone who entered, and to Findmypast.com for donating the generous prize. The winner, drawn randomly from all comments, is Barbara L. Congrats!! Barbara, you will be contacted by email very soon with instructions for obtaining your subscription!   We’re excited to announce that Family History Daily...

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