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The Online Historical Directories website, which lists links to old city and other
directories, has been updated with links for Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota,
Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Check
out the updates here.
The National Genealogical Society (NGS), which is gearing up for its annual
conference in Las Vegas May 8-11, has announced the publication of Mastering
Genealogical Proof by noted genealogical researcher, writer and lecturer Thomas
W. Jones. The book explains concepts and techniques involved in the genealogical research
process, and explains the level of proof appropriate to genealogy. Learn
more about the book and author on the NGS website.
Michael Savoca, a college junior from Toms River, NJ, has won a $500 grant for genealogy
research and education from the Suzanne
Winsor Freeman Memorial Grant program, as well as registration for the upcoming Southern
California Genealogical Society Jamboree. Michael has assisted with records for
the Gente di Mare Italian
website, been an active member of several online genealogy forums, and volunteered
at his local FamilySearch Center. He also has researched his Croatian family history
on site in the village of Zablaće.
The grant, awarded annually since 2010 to a genealogist aged 18 to 25, is named for
the mother of The Family Curator blogger