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10 Search Tips

Do you offer at your library? Or teach genealogy classes? Either way you might want to check out this PDF with 10 search tips for

Search all U.S. Censuses free

Genealogy fans who don’t have an membership, take advantage of the fact that from August 29th through September 3rd, is opening all of its U.S. census records – FREE. Visit to do some free searching – but be warned it can be totally addicting!!

NY Census Data on Ancestry

With the release of the 1940 census (and the completion of my latest book) I have returned to Ancestry to do more family research. In addition to the 1940 census though I have notices a lot of NY data that wasn’t there before and this is great for me and my Italian-American ancestry. Today I was pointed to this article on that explains where this data came from: The  [ Read More ]

Census API

Combining my love of Genealogy with my interest in Mashups, this announcement is kind of cool. The US Census Bureau has released its first-ever API to the public. The new US Census Bureau API allows “developers to design Web and mobile apps to explore or learn more about America’s changing population and economy” Found via ProgrammableWeb.

ATO2014: Pax Data

Doug Cutting from Cloudera gave our closing keynote on day ...

ATO2014: Saving the

Marcus Hanwell, another fellow moderator, was the last session ...

Bookmarks for Octob

Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on ...

ATO2014: Open Source

Luis Ibanez, my fellow moderator, was up next to ...

ATO2014: Open Source

Erica Stanley was up next to talk to us about ...