May, 2009


Footnote.com Teams with Facebook to “Remember”

The following press release was received today from Footnote.com.  For more info, contact Footnote.com. Footnote.com Contact: Justin Schroepfer Marketing Director (801) 494-6517 Justin@footnote.com Footnote.com LAUNCHES APPLICATION ON Facebook® Platform To Help Friends remember friends I REMEMBER Uses The Fourth-Most Trafficked Website in the United States To Bring Memories Together Like Never Before May 5, 2009 – Lindon, Utah – Footnote.com …Continue reading →

Los Angeles County Record Request Requirements–Just Quirky? Or Unconstitutional?

I was alerted to this issue by a commenter on the Find-A-Grave California Discussion Forum. If you go in person to the main office of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder in Norwalk, California, and ask to view their birth, death, or marriage records, you will be required to sign a form similar to the one below (the example is for …Continue reading →

Louisiana Public Records Online Access: Good and Ugly

I’ve written favorably about the vital records index at the Louisiana State Archives.  It’s easy to use to look up information and it’s set up to make ordering certified copies by snail mail easy.  Unlike Texas, Louisiana does not have an on-line ordering capability run by the state.  But since they make everything else so easy, I barely noticed. Now …Continue reading →

Insomnia–The Genealogist’s Friend

A few nights ago, I was having difficulty falling asleep.   Rather than fight the feeling, I thought I’d just get up and cruise the Internet for a little while. I went first to footnote.com and noticed that their Texas death certificate collection is now about 50% complete.  So I just typed in the name Manson to see what would come …Continue reading →

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