Monday, October 16, 2017

RootsWeb Surname List and Golden Gate Genealogy Forum Disappearing on 24 October

I went to the Rootsweb home page today and saw this banner at the top of the page:


The notice says that Ancestry/Rootsweb will be discontinuing two services on 24 October:

1)  The Rootsweb Surname List (RSL) (http://rsl.rootsweb.ancestry.com/)

This site still works, but I doubt that it hasn't been updated for years.  Both of my email addresses ares wrong there.

2)  Golden Gate Genealogy Forum (http://genforum.rootsweb.ancestry.com/)

I couldn't get anything on this site to work.

If you have anything on these sites and want to retrieve it, you should do so before 24 October.

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Rockstar Genealogists 2017 Voting is Open Until 21 October

The voting is now open for the 2017 Rockstar Genealogists - it ends on Saturday, 21 October 2017.  See John D. Reid's post at http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2017/10/rockstar-genealogists-2017-voting-now.html:


I nominated about ten additional people, and I think that 5 of them were added to the list.

I voted, and I encourage my readers to vote also.

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2018 ISFHWE Excellence-in-Writing Competition Open for Entries

I received this recently from ISFHWE:

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The International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE) is reminding writers IN ALL MEDIA (magazines, newspapers, journals, websites, blogs) that the 2018 Excellence-in- Writing Competition is now open for entries through 15 June 2018.


The competition is open to both MEMBERS and NON-MEMBERS of ISFHWE; both published and non-published authors may enter (see category list below). Members of ISFHWE receive a discount on the entry fee (after logging in to the ISFHWE members’ corner; new members allow up to ten days to receive login information). The categories are:

Category I – Columns. This is for columns of original content, published on a regular basis, in any medium, published in 2017. Each entry must consist of 2,000 words or fewer. These are entries from the author’s regular column - not features. Note that these may be print or online columns (including blogs).
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Category II -- Articles. These one-time articles (not part of the author’s column) must have been published in 2017 in a journal, magazine, newsletter, blog or website. Entries cannot exceed 5,000 words. Note that these may be print or online articles, including GUEST entries on a blog. Footnotes are not included in the word count.

Category III – Genealogy Newsletter. This category is for society or family association newsletters published in 2017. Entries should consist of two issues, each submitted as a single file in PDF format. The judging will be based on originality, content, visual appeal, writing and editing quality, and accuracy. The award is to the editor of the publication.  These may be print or online newsletters. The once-a- year newsletters usually sent at Christmas do not qualify for this competition as two issues from the same calendar year are needed.

Category IV –Unpublished Authors. Entrants in this category aspire to be published writers or columnists in the field of genealogy, family or local history. The submissions in this category are original and unpublished, between 500 and 2,000 words. Since these are UNPUBLISHED, blogs are not eligible for this category. The articles should be unpublished at the time they were submitted to the competition.

Category V– Unpublished material - Published Authors. This category is for original, unpublished genealogically-related articles by previously published authors. Entries should be between 500 and 3,000 words. Since these are UNPUBLISHED, blogs are not eligible for this category. The articles should be unpublished at the time they were submitted to the competition.

Category VI – Poetry/Song Lyrics. This category is for original content (published in 2017 or unpublished) that is related to family history. Entries should be no longer than 1000 words and have a title. This may include song lyrics (music is not judged).

Winners (1 st , 2 nd , 3 rd ) in each category will be awarded a cash prize and a digital certificate. Digital certificates may be awarded for Honorable Mentions. The awards will be announced in Fall 2018.

Entries must be submitted in PDF, Word, WordPerfect, or JPG format by e-mail in time to meet this deadline. Please note: Footnotes will not count toward word count. Send entries to: Competition@ISFHWE.org

Appropriate entry fee(s) - and membership dues to receive the discount - may be paid via PayPal on the ISFHWE website at ISFHWE.org. Full information on the competition is available on the ISFHWE website in the “2018 Excellence-in-Writing Competition - Information and Online Entry Form” link, which leads to: http://www.isfhwe.org/excellence-in-writing- competition/

For questions, contact the Competition Coordinator at: Competition@ISFHWE.org

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Amanuensis Monday - Probate Records for Estate of John Garnsey (1648-1722) of Rehoboth, Mass. - Part 5

This week's documents for Amanuensis Monday are from the Bristol County, Massachusetts Probate Court records for John Garnsey (1648-1722) of Rehoboth, Massachusetts (presented in date order):

a)  Probate Packet 10414 (image 20 of 22):



b)  Probate Packet 10414 (image 21 of 22):


c)  Probate Packet 10414 (image 22 of 22):

The transcription of this record is:

[image 20 of 22]

Bristol Ss: Order for making a Division of y^e Personal Estate of
Mr. John Garnsey Late of Rehobath Deceased

By y^e Honobl^e Nath^a Paine Esq^r Judge of y^e Probate
of Wills & Granting of Letters of Administration within
said County

To Mr. John West, Mr. Francis Wilson Mr. James Thirber
Liuet Jonathan Kingsley & Mr. Thomas Shaw

Pursuantt to an Actt of y^e General Assembly Instituted an actt
for y^e Settlement & Distribution of the Estate of Intestates
I do by this present Nominate appoint & Impower you the said
John West Francis Wilson James Thirber Jonathan Kingsley Thomas
Shaw
All Sufficient Freeholders within y^e County of Bristo^l or any three
of you to make a divission of y^e Personal Estate of John Garnsey
lat of Rehobath deceased Intestate to and amongst his Widdow
& Children and such s hath Legally Represent them if any then be
dead according to y^e Directions mentioned & Contenied In the before
Recited and which you are Sworne to attend and make Return
of yor doings In observence hereof together with this order unto
myself at the Registers Office In Bristol hereof fayle not. Given
under my hand In Bristol the tweluth day of May 1722
In y^e eight year of his majesties Reigne.

The Gentlemen above Named
personally appearing were sworne Nath^l Paine
to make a Devission according
to y^e best of their understandings
except mr. James Thirbr
May 22^th 1722 Juratt Coram Nath^l Paine

[image 21 of 22]

In observance of an order from y^e Honoble Nath^a Paine Esq^r
Judge of Probate of wills and Granting Letters of Administration
within y^e County of Bristol for making a devission of y^e
personal Estate Now in y^e hands of Seth Garnsey James Bowen
Administrators to y^e Estate of mr. John Garnsey late of Rehobath
deceased Intestate.

Wee the Subscribers here of under oath according to the best
of our understanding have made an Equal distribution of
the Personall Estate belonging to John Garnsey deceased being yett
Remaining in y^e hands of y^e Administrators as followeth

To Sarah Garnsey the Widdow and Relict of the said John Garnsey
one third part being Twenty Sixp ound twoo shilling ten pence
as followeth:

Imprimis to one feather bed and furniture thereunto belonging
08 – 06 – 00
To 1 Chest with a drawer
00 – 13 – 00
To 1 Cow
04 – 00 – 00
To Salt pork and meate Tub
02 – 02 – 00
To 1 Iron pott
00 – 07 – 00
To 2 pewter platters and one plate
00 – 19 – 09
To money Received of the Administrators
00 – 10 – 00
To 1 brass Skillet & Trammel 1 pr of Tongs & friing pan
00 – 18 – 00
To yerne
01 – 05 – 00
To Wooden Ware
00 – 12 – 00
To 1 pigen Cards and sive
00 – 05 – 03
To 1 swine
00 – 13 – 00
To eleven yeards of Cotton and Woolen Cloath
02 – 04 – 00
To 5 bushalls Indiane Corne 1 bushall Ry and bush^l of malt
01 – 15 – 00
To 1 pillion
00 – 07 – 00
To 1 wheele 1 beare Cask 1 Churne 1 Tunnill
00 – 07 – 00
To 1 Vubbard and 2 Cheares
00 – 12 – 00
To 1 Washing Tub bellows and Knife
00 – 03 – 10
The Sum totall
26 – 02 – 10

Item To Henry Garnsey Eldest Son of the above sd John Garnsey Deceased a double portion
being eight pounds ten shillings and Ten pence as followeth

Item To Ebenezer Garnsey Son of John Garnsey deceased whose parte or portion is foure
pounds five shillings and five pence is as followeth

[image 22 of 22]

Item To Joseph Garnsey Son of the sd John Garnsey deceased whose parte
is foure pounds five shillings and five pence is as followeth

Item To John Garnsey Son of d John Garnsey deceased
whose parte is foure pounds five shillings ten
pence which is as followeth

Item Seth Garnsey Son of the sd John Garnsey Decsd
Whose parte is foure pounds five shillings
and five pence which is as followeth.

Item Mehetable Horton wife of John Horton &c
Daughter to the sd John Garnsey Late Deceased
whose parte is foure pounds five shillings and
five pence which is as followeth

To a Cow
03 – 15 – 00
To 1 Chest
00 – 11 – 00
To Due to the Estate
01 – 01 – 00


04 – 05 – 05

Item Hannah Horton wife of Thomas Horton
Daughter of the sd John Garnsey Deceased
whose parte is as followeth

Elezabeth Bowen wife of James Bowen
Daughter to the sd John Garnsey Deceased
Whose ^part^ is foure pounds five shillings and
five pence which is as followeth

Mary Hix wife of Samuell Hix Daughter
od the sd John Garnsey Deceased Whose parte is
foure pounds five shillings and five pence which
is as followeth.

Item Waitstill Tittus Wife of Timothy Tittus Daughter
of the sd John Garnsey Deceased whose parte
is as followeth foure pounds five shillings sixx pence

Beriah Garnsey Son of sd John Garnsey Deced
whose Gordian is Jacob Ormesbe Whose parte
is fourp ounds five shilling five pence
which is as followeth

The Sum Totall                        77 – 07 – 16

                                   John West
                                   Francis Wilson
                                   Jonathan Kingsley

Whear as theare was som which had more in the
goods then others because we could not make all things
fare Like we Drawed the over pluss in money
and aded to those which were wanting

From John Horton
01 – 01 – 07
From James Bowen
01 – 04 – 07
Samuel hix
00 – 03 – 03
Timothy Tittus
00 – 05 – 07

Bristol Ss July 13^th 1722
The before written devission of y^e
personall estate of mr. Jno Garnsey
being presented unto Nath^ll Paine
Esq^r Judge of Probate of wills
&c within y^e County of Bristol
was by him allowed and ordered to
bee of Record        Nath^ll Paine
Bristol July 19^th 1722
Entred in y^e forth book

for wills on 86, 87, 88

The source citation for the entire probate packet is:

Bristol County [Mass.] Register of Probate, Bristol County (Mass.) Probate Records, 1690-1881, Estate File 10414 (22 images), John Garnsey of Rehoboth, 1722; digital images, American Ancestors (http://www.AmericanAncestors.org : accessed 29 January 2017); citing original records at Probate Registry, Taunton, Mass.

John Garnsey (1648-1722) resided in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts when he died on 31 March 1722.  He married three times - with his first wife Elizabeth (1652-1714), he had 13 children; with his second wife, Judith Ormsbee (1673-1715), he had one child; with his third wife, Sarah (Miller) Titus (1655-1742), he had no children.

John Garnsey died intestate - leaving no will to probate, so the Probate Court went through the administration process of appointing an administrator, the administrators took an inventory, submitted an account, and distributed the estate to the heirs at law.  There are 22 images in the probate packet for John Garnsey of Rehoboth on the American Ancestors website.  

In the first post in this series (Part 1), the widow and eldest son petitioned the court to relieve them of administratrix/or responsibility, and the Court appointed Seth Garnsey and James Bowen as administrators.

In the second post (Part 2), the three appraisers produced an Inventory of the estate totaling £110 in real estate and £85-13-11 in personal estate.

In the third post (Part 3), the administrators have made their account and had it approved by the probate court.

In the fourth post (Part 4), the court accepted the account and directed that the balance of the estate be divided one third to the widow and two thirds to the children, with a double share going to the eldest son.  The names of 11 children are mentioned in this order to distribute the personal estate.

In this post, the probate court ordered a committee to divide the personal estate of John Garnsey among his heirs, allowing one third to the widow, a double portion to the eldest son, and a single portion to the other ten living children of John Garnsey.  A single portion was 4 pounds, 5 shillings and five pence.  

They did that, and painstakingly wrote down every thing given to each of the heirs.  In some cases, the heir had to pay money to the estate, and some heirs received money to make everything even.   Note that I listed the items only for the widow and for my ancestor, Mehitable Horton, wife of John Horton.  

There will be one more post for this intestate estate in Bristol County, Massachusetts.

John and Elizabeth (--?--) Garnsey are my 8th great-grandparents, through their eldest child, Mehitable Garnsey (1673-1742) who married John Horton (1672-1752) in about 1689, and resided in Rehoboth, Massachusetts.

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NOTE:  Genea-blogger John Newmark (who writes the excellent  TransylvanianDutch blog) started a Monday blog theme years ago called "Amanuensis Monday."  John offers this definition for "amanuensis:" 

"A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another."

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Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 8 to 14 October 2017

I am trying to keep up with the new and updated record collections at FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list) every week.

As of 14 October 2017, there were 2,263 record collections on FamilySearch (an increase of 2 from last week):

 
The added or updated collections are (as Marshall provided them):

--- Collections Added ---


*  France, Saône-et-Loire, Census, 1856    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2721037); 577,964 indexed records with 577,964 record images, ADDED 12 Oct 2017

*  Denmark Census, 1921    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2721601); 3,356,935 indexed records with 3,356,935 record images, ADDED 12 Oct 2017

--- Collections Updated ---

*  Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration (District Registers), 1839-1938 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2514003); 70,861 indexed records with 9,012 record images (was 70,302 records with 9,012 images), Updated 9 Oct 2017

*  Argentina, Entre Ríos, Catholic Church Records, 1764-1983       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1974185); 732,843 indexed records with 235,772 record images (was 701,743 records with 235,772 images), Updated 11 Oct 2017

*  England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1984      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1462403); 1,405,385 indexed records with 113,093 record images (was 1,394,384 records with 113,093 images), Updated 13 Oct 2017

*  Chile Civil Registration, 1885-1903     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1630787); 3,428,410 indexed records with 1,623,199 record images (was 3,076,508 records with 1,623,199 images), Updated 12 Oct 2017

*  Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1972912); 1,114,946 indexed records with 978,396 record images (was 970,770 records with 978,396 images), Updated 11 Oct 2017

*  Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2704829); 39,655,331 indexed records with 39,655,331 record images (was 37,951,236 records with 37,951,236 images), Updated 13 Oct 2017

*  Argentina, Santa Fe, Catholic Church Records, 1634-1975 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1974196); 574,876 indexed records with 424,329 record images (was 509,454 records with 424,329 images), Updated 11 Oct 2017

*  Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1919      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1394580); 82,850 indexed records with 533,306 record images (was 74,267 records with 533,306 images), Updated 12 Oct 2017

*  West Virginia Will Books, 1756-1971     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1909099); 195,562 indexed records with 325,731 record images (was 170,948 records with 325,731 images), Updated 11 Oct 2017

*  China, Imperial Examinations and Related Papers (Han Yu-shan Collection), 1646-1904     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2490249); 455 indexed records with 3,113 record images (was 154 records with 3,113 images), Updated 9 Oct 2017

--- Collections with images removed ---

*  Canadian Headstones     (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2290953); Index only (1,099,535 records), no images (was 1,099,535 records with 1,099,535 images),  10 May 2016

--- Collections with records removed ---

*  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008        (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2075288); 1,974,182 indexed records with 1,162,117 record images (was 1,974,183 records with 1,162,117 images),  10 Jun 2013

*  Florida Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949340); Index only (11,718,368 records), no images (was 11,718,369 records with 0 images),  13 Jan 2012

*  United States Public Records, 1970-2009 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2199956); Index only (875,611,242 records), no images (was 875,611,254 records with 0 images),  17 Jun 2015

*  Nicaragua Civil Registration, 1809-2013 (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1601210); 1,427,164 indexed records with 2,591,542 record images (was 1,427,165 records with 2,591,542 images),  28 Sep 2017

*  United States Census, 1930      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1810731); 42,055,787 indexed records with 2,957,015 record images (was 73,168,113 records with 2,957,015 images),  14 Dec 2015

*  Peru, Cusco, Civil Registration, 1889-1997      (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1987564); 651,677 indexed records with 942,817 record images (was 651,679 records with 942,817 images),  28 Sep 2017

*  California Marriage Index, 1960-1985    (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1949339); Index only (4,879,217 records), no images (was 4,879,219 records with 0 images),  6 Dec 2011

*  California Birth Index, 1905-1995       (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2001879); Index only (24,589,607 records), no images (was 24,589,624 records with 0 images),  1 Mar 2012

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Lookee there - over 31 million indexed 1930 U.S. Census entries disappeared last week; they will probably be back next week; we'll see.

In order to select a specific record collection on FamilySearch, go to  https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list and use the "Filter by collection name" feature in the upper left-hand corner.

My friend, Marshall, has come up with a way to determine which collections are ADDED, DELETED or UPDATED.  Thanks to Marshall for helping me out here!

Each one of the collections listed above has a Research Wiki page (use the "Learn more" link).  It would be very useful if the Wiki page for each collection listed the dates for when the collection was added as a new collection and the dates for major updates also.

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Added or Updated Ancestry.com Databases - Week of 8 to 14 October 2017

The following databases were listed on the Recently Added or Updated Collections list on Ancestry.com during the period from 8 to 14 October 2017 

The databases added or updated include:


Australia, World War II Military Service Records, 1939-1945; indexed database without record images, Updated 10/13/2017

Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary, Deportations to Auschwitz, 1944; indexed database without record images, Updated 10/12/2017

Hesse, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1730-1875; indexed database with record images, Updated 10/12/2017

Grafing, Germany, Deaths, 1876-1950; indexed database with record images, Updated 10/11/2017

Grafing, Germany, Births, 1876-1906; indexed database with record images, Updated 10/11/2017

U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Records, 1826-1945; indexed database with record images, Updated 10/10/2017

Devon, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records; indexed database without record images, ADDED 10/10/2017

U.S., Homestead Records, 1863-1908; indexed database with record images, Updated 10/9/2017

New York, New York, Births, 1910-1965; indexed database with record images, ADDED 10/9/2017

The complete Ancestry.com Card Catalog is at   http://search.ancestry.com/search/CardCatalog.aspx 


By my count, there were NEW database ADDED this past week, per the list above.  There are now 32,868 databases available as of 14 October, a decrease of  10 from last week (32,878 + 2 - 12 = 32,868).  Which 12 Ancestry databases were removed?

I also note that new "Coming Soon" items on the right-hand side of the image above have been added this week, saying "Late 2017."

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Disclosure:  I have always had a fully paid Ancestry.com subscription.  Ancestry.com has provided material considerations for travel expenses to meetings, and has hosted events and meals that I have attended in Salt Lake City, in past years.

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Best of the Genea-Blogs - Week of 8 to 14 October 2017

Dozens of genealogy and family history bloggers write thousands of posts every week about their research, their families, and their interests. I appreciate each one of them and their efforts.


My criteria for "Best of ..." are pretty simple - I pick posts that advance knowledge about genealogy and family history, address current genealogy issues, provide personal family history, are funny or are poignant. I don't list posts destined for daily blog prompts or meme submissions (but I do include summaries of them), or my own posts.


Here are my picks for great reads from the genealogy blogs for this past week:


Along the Pilgrim Trail ~ Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England; ~ Harwich, Essex, England by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on the Nutfield Genealogy blog.

When Your Original Record isn't an Original Record by Michele Lewis on the Legacy News blog.

*  An “Easter Egg” in Some Pittsburgh Church Records by Lois Mackin on the Lois Abromitis Mackin Ph.D. blog.

What To Do When There is No Rio in Ancestry.com by Michael John Neill on the Rootdig.com blog.

*  Hint: Using Those Film Numbers Found in FamilySearch Citations by Nancy on the My Ancestors And Me blog.

*     English and Welsh GRO PDF certificate service trial returns by Chris Paton on The GENES Blog.

Banned in Boston by Scott C. Steward on the Vita Brevis blog.

*  My Favorite Genealogy Conferences with DNA by Kitty Cooper on Kitty Cooper's Blog.

*  Free genealogy is alive and well by Nancy Hendrickson on the Ancestor News blog.

GCGS Days 1 and 2 by Louis Kessler on Louis Kessler's Behold Genealogy blog.


Here are pick posts by other geneabloggers this week:

*  Friday Fossicking - 13th October 2017 by Crissouli on the That Moment In Time blog.

*  High Fives - October 13, 2017 by Dianne Nolin on the Genealogy: Beyond the BMD blog.

*  Friday Finds, Week 41 - 2017 by Martin Roe Eidhammer on the Norwegian Genealogy and then some blog.

*  Friday Finds, 13 October 2017 by Lois Willis on the Lois Willis - Genealogy and Family History blog.

Friday Finds 13 Oct 2017 by Nichelle Barra on the Copper Leaf Genealogy blog.

This Week's Creme de la Creme -- October 14, 2017 by Gail Dever on the Genealogy a la Carte blog.

Readers are encouraged to go to the blogs listed above and read their articles, and add their blogs to your Favorites, Feedly, another RSS feed, or email if you like what you read. Please make a comment to them also - all bloggers appreciate feedback on what they write.

Did I miss a great genealogy blog post? Tell me! I am currently reading posts from over 1600 genealogy bloggers using Feedly, but I still miss quite a few it seems.


Read past Best of the Genea-Blogs posts here.




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