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Volunteers Needed for Indexing at FamilySearch.org

Family Search Indexing Project

DNA Test for Possible James Madison Slave Descendents

DNA Test for Possible President James Madison Slave Descendents

New Maryland Data at Family Tree Connection

The following twelve (12) Maryland small databases have been added to the FamilyTreeConnection database. FamilyTreeConnection.com is unique in that the website is made up of data that most other websites overlook, in that the databases are typically rather small. Although anyone can search the index for their names of interest, a subscription is required to access the data itself.

Frederick Hospital Nursing School 1924 Commencement – Thirteenth Annual Commencement Exercise of The Frederick City Hospital Training School for Nurses at the Georgianna Houck Simmons, Nurses’ Home, Thursday, May 22, 1924, Two-Thirty O’Clock.

1887-8 Baltimore College of Physicians Catalogue – 1887-8 Annual Announcement and Catalogue of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, MD.

1886-7 Baltimore College of Physicians Catalogue – 1886-7 Annual Announcement and Catalogue of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, MD.

1885-6 Baltimore College of Physicians Catalogue – 1885-6 Annual Announcement and Catalogue of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore, MD. with the Introductory Lecture to Session 1884-5.

Baltimore Medical College 1887-8 Catalogue – Annual Announcement of the Baltimore Medical College, Howard Street, North of Madison Street, Baltimore, Maryland. Session 1887-1888.

83rd Annual Univ. of Maryland Sch. of Medicine Catalogue – Eighty-Third Annual Circular of the University of Maryland, School of Medicine for the Session 1889-90. Baltimore, Md.

76th Annual Univ. of Maryland Sch. of Medicine Catalogue – Seventy-Sixth Annual Circular of the University of Maryland, School of Medicine for the Session 1883-84. Baltimore, Md.

1882 Baltimore College of Physicians Catalogue – 1882 Catalogue, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore.

1881 Baltimore College of Physicians Catalogue – 1881 Catalogue, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore.

Baltimore Athletic Club 1907 Year Book – Officers, Members, Charter, Constitution, By-Laws and House Rules of The Baltimore Athletic Club of Baltimore City. Club House: 1422 North Charles Street.

Hagerstown Seminary Class of ‘76 Graduation – Hagerstown Seminary. Compliments of Class of ‘76. Thursday Morning, June 15, 1876, at Nine O’Clock. Hagerstown, Maryland.

By-Laws of John H. B. Latrobe Lodge, F. & A. M. – By-Laws of John H. B. Latrobe Lodge, No. 165, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. Stated Communications, Second and Fourth Mondays of each Month. Masonic Temple, Baltimore, MD. Includes a listing of Past Masters and Honor Roll.

from genealogyblog.com

Book Announcement

Secrets to African American Roots: A Guide For Researching American Records

For some people, researching family history can be a daunting task – especially if your ancestors were slaves and were forced to take new identities. As a genealogical expert, Colette Thomas Smith has written a guide to help. Smith says negative historical events don’t have to hamper the adventures of tracing African-American linage.

The author says there are many specific records and procedures to follow with African-American genealogical research just like there are for other specialized groups.
The following sections are found in the booklet. “what to know and Do Before Beginning,” “Research Procedures to Follow,” Documentation of Records,” Knowing American History,” Military Records,” Pension and Land Records,” Historical Societies and Libraries,” Finding good Locality Help,” Special Research Books Available,” “African American Records,” Finding Aids and Information Sources,” Internet Web Sites to Search,” and Questionaires & Charts.”

By Colette Thomas Smith; 2006; 6.5×9; 59 pp; softbound; Order from Amazon.com

from genealogyblog.com

New National Archives Document Fees

New National Archives Document Fees Now Posted

New fees for documents from the National Archives have now been published. The following are rate schedule and associated form is from the Federal Register – Vol. 72, No. 159, Friday, August 17, 2007 – Rules and Regulations.

  • (1) Passenger arrival lists – NATF Form 81 – $25.00
  • (2) Federal Census requests – NATF Form 82 – $25.00
  • (3) Eastern Cherokee applications to the Court of Claims – NATF Form 83 – $25.00
  • (4) Land entry records – NATF Form 84 – $40.00
  • (5) Full pension file more than 75 years old (Civil War and after), up to and including 100
    pages. NATF Form 85 – $75.00
  • (6) Full pension file (pre-Civil War) – NATF Form 85 – $50.00
  • (7) Pension documents packet (selected records) – NATF Form 85 – $25.00
  • (8) Bounty land warrant application files – NATF Form 85 – $25.00
  • (9) Military service files more than 75 years old – NATF Form 86 – $25.00

For full details, see the Federal Register/Vol. 72, No. 159/Friday, August 17, 2007/Rules and Regulations.

from genealogyblog.com

National Genealogical Society Conference Recordings on CD

NGS Conference in the States Richmond, VA

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Mortality Schedules

Mortality Schedules

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