CIVIL WAR RECORDS
Member Jacquie Beveridge reports in honor of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War (April 9), Fold3 is making its Civil War records collection available, free through April 30. If you’ve been wanting to search U.S. military records, take advantage of this great opportunity. Start searching Fold3.com Civil War records here. Run a search in the collection, and when you click to view a record, you’ll be prompted to set up a Free Basic Fold3 membership (or to sign in to your current account).
GENEALOGICAL LECTURE TOUR
Members Jacquie Beveridge and Merilee Mulvey attended last month’s seminar on Finding Irish and Scots-Irish Roots in Medford. They had an enjoyable learning experience and came back with great information. By special permission, SGS has been allowed to share the seminar handout here.
In addition, Jacquie lists the following links for others who may be researching Irish genealogy:
Bibliography for Eighteenth Century Migration
National Library-Family History 1
National Library – Family History 2
National Library – Family History 3
Timeline for the Plantation of Ulster
NAI Guide to Genealogy
National Archives General Guide
National Archives Help Notes
National Library Help Notes
PRONI Help Notes