Friday, January 22, 2016

Fold3 Anniversary Sale

Fold3 is celebrating their 9th anniversary by offering a 40% discount on their website until January 31, 2016.

Fold3 has many military records you won't find anywhere else. They have the complete Revolutionary War Service & Pension Records and Confederate Civil War Service Records. They also have:
  • Union civil War Service Records
  • Civil War Widows Records
  • War of 1812 Pension Applications & Service Records
  • Mexican War Service Records
  • World War II Photos & Records
  • Holocaust Collection
  • Naturalization Records
  • Native American Records
And much, much more. A one year membership is currently $47.95, a 40% discount from their regular price. This offer expires January 31, 2016. Click here to go to the fold3 website to get started.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Free weekend at Find My Past Starts Friday, January 22

Find my past announced that from 5am Friday, January 22nd until 5am (MST) Monday, January 25, their world records will be made available for free! If you currently have a subscription for Britain, Ireland, US & Canada, or Australia & New Zealand records, you will have the World records available to you. And if you have a World subscription, you will get three days added to your current subscription.

FindMyPast records that will be available to everyone during this free weekend are:
  • Irish family history records
  • Passenger lists for ships sailing to and from Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S.
  • The PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)
  • UK parish records from as early as 1538
  • Historical newspapers from across the world
  • UK military records
And much, much more.

For more information and to get started, visit http://www.findmypast.com/freeweekend.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Endogamy Genetic Genealogy Presentation

The SOUTHERN ARIZONA JEWISH GENEALOGY SOCIETY

                proudly presents

ISRAEL PIKHOLTZ

on

ENDOGAMY

GENETIC GENEALOGY - CHALLENGES FOR JEWISH RESEARCH


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7
2:00 PM

CONGREGATION BET SHALOM, 3881 E. RIVER RD.

Free to SAJGS members,  $5.00 for guests, (applicable toward $36.00 membership).

COPIES OF HIS BOOK WILL BE AVAILABLE, BOOK SIGNING TO FOLLOW.

        ENDOGAMY: One Family, One People
 (Ordering information available at www.endogamy-one-family.com)

A professional genealogist, Israel has been a featured speaker at the Israel Genealogical Society, the International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies, JGS groups around the US as well   as at the South Suburban Historical and Genealogical Society of Chicago and the New England Historic Genealogical Society.  He has written for the IGS quarterly,  Sharsheret Hadorot,  the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly,  Avotaynu,  The Galitzianer,  and other genealogy publications.