New Site Design Streamlines Search, Brings More Subscribers
Users benefit from improved search and browsing functionality, expanded collections, user feedback feature, and increased value
PROVO, UT, November 7, 2008 — Finding ancestors recently became easier at WorldVitalRecords.com. The site has launched a new site design with improved search and browsing functionality, expanded collections, added user feedback feature, and increased value to users.
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Upcoming Databases »
North American Semi Weekly (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Philadelphia Afro American (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
(Free for 10 more days)
Norfolk Observer (Norfolk, Ontario, Canada)
Mackenzie’s Gazette (New York, New York, USA)
(Free for 9 more days)
EveryDay Genealogy Value
With the current state of the economy money is tight for most of us. In an effort to help, we have strengthened our commitment to provide what we are calling "everyday genealogy value."
Electoral Rolls, Police Gazettes, and Unclaimed Letters From Australia
This week’s major collection at WorldVitalRecords.com includes Australian content
from three different databases.
1. Queensland Australia Electoral Rolls 1934 & 1949
2. Queensland Police Gazette 1864 – 1874
3. Queensland Australia Unclaimed Letters
As stated last week, an electoral roll contains a list of the names of all people
registered to vote in a particular area. The earliest electoral rolls in Australia
begin in the 1840s, for the states of New South Wales and Victoria.
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Special Conference Discount to WorldVitalRecords.com Newsletter Subscribers
As a sponsor of the Mesa Arizona Family History Expo on Nov. 14-15, we have made special arrangements with the organizers of the Family History Expo to extend their pre-registration for our loyal newsletter readers until November 10th at 10 AM MST. We urge you to take advantage of this special offer by registering at: http://www.fhexpos.com/events/upcoming.php?event_id=43. This is an opportunity to participate in more than 112 classes ranging in topics from learning about the new Family History Library Catalog to how to find your long lost Irish ancestor.
New Podcast For Genealogists
A new podcast was recently launched for genealogists called Family History: Genealogy Made Easy.
The podcast is geared to beginning genealogists, and yet includes motivational interviews
for the more experienced researchers. Lisa Louise Cooke is the author of the podcast,
and her hope is that this podcast will reach out to the non-genealogist and show
them that discovering their family history is possible and easier than ever with
all the Internet advances. Getting started is the hardest part, and following along
with this weekly serial podcast will make it easier than ever to get started and
The audio player can be downloaded here: Genealogy Gems News Blog. Just
click the GET button on the player. It not only plays the new show, but also The Genealogy Gems Podcast,
Family Tree Magazine Podcast, The
Family History Expos Podcast and Digital Photography Life. You can also
subscribe free to the show in iTunes.