Do you offer Ancestry.com at your library? Or teach genealogy classes? Either way you might want to check out this PDF with 10 search tips for Ancestry.com.
The New York State Archives and Library has collaborated with Ancestry.com to provide searchable versions of the recently released 1940 United States census; New York State censuses from 1892, 1915 and 1925; and marriage, draft and other records dating to the 17th century.
So if you have family that lived in NY in those years, be sure to return to Ancestry and do some searching – there’s some great info in there!
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.