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Connecticut Nutmegger - Vols. 42 & 43

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Connecticut Nutmegger The Connecticut Nutmegger has served as the “journal of record” for the Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc. (CSG) for forty years. During this time it has captured a wealth of information for genealogists. Vital records, probate records, bible records, headstone records, memorials and other useful records have been published and made readily accessible for genealogical research. Well-documented family histories and genealogical articles, covering hundreds of families – mainly with Connecticut ties - have been presented.

This update adds Volumes 42 and 43 (2009 and 2010).

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American Ancestors Magazine Vol. 12

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American Ancestors MagazineA 64-page magazine published by NEHGS beginning in 2010, American Ancestors contains a wealth of information for family historians. American Ancestors features a wide range of article topics and styles, and is designed to appeal to family historians of all levels. Topics include coverage of a particular region or group of people; case studies; descriptions of particular record sets; “how-to” articles; compelling historic accounts that illuminate the past; research strategies and methodology; and accounts of migration and immigrant groups. Over time, regular columns have included Jeremy Bangs’ “Pilgrim Life”; Diane Rapaport’s “Tales from the Courthouse”; David Lambert’s “Online Genealogist”; Rhonda McClure’s “Computer Genealogist”; and “Genetics and Genealogy,” as well as columns featuring Bible records, diaries, and other items from the NEHGS manuscript collection. The magazine’s “Family Focus” column features announcements of genealogies in progress, recently published books, family association news, and DNA studies in progress.

This update to the American Ancestors magazine database adds Volume 12 (2011).

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New York: Albany County Deeds Completed

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New York MapWith the addition of Volumes 13 and 14, our Albany County deed database is now complete, with a total of 302,300 records.

This important fourteen volume set of 250,000 land transactions in Albany County, searchable by grantor, grantee, corporation and date of transaction represents some of the only surviving early records of Albany, NY after a devastating fire on February 10, 1880 at Albany City Hall destroyed or severely damaged many records for the city and county.

The Index to the public records of the County of Albany, State of New York, 1630-1894 was compiled and printed pursuant to chapter 429 of the laws of 1893, and acts amendatory thereof, under direction of Wheeler B. Melius, Superintendent [1893-1906] of the Albany County (N.Y.). Board of Supervisors.

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