Sunday, July 25, 2010

Genealogy in the news

Genealogy seems to be all over the news these days. Here are some of the latest news articles dealing with our favorite hobby.

Library Holds Oklahoma Genealogy Treasures - Muskogee Phoenix - this article discusses the Oklahoma Confederate Civil War Pensions, the Indian Pioneer History Collection Papers, Oklahoma homestead records, and the 1890 Oklahoma Territory census.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports about a new publication about the Hardy Pace Family, Pioneers of Vinings in Georgia.

Graveyards Where History Lives On is from the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The article discusses the need for historical preservation of cemeteries and focuses on two cemeteries in Washington county: Atkinson Cemetery in Cottage Grove and Mount Hope Cemetery in Afton.

The News Leader of Springfield, Missouri writes about collecting your family history information, interviewing relatives and using the Family History Library.

Flood damaged historical records at the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Wet records are being dried out according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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