Genealogy Microfilm Ordering Deadline Approaches

The FamilySearch microfilm ordering program is officially coming to an end on September 1, 2017. That’s ten days from today. The last day to order microfilm is August 31, 2017. Hopefully you are aware that Cook Library is a FamilySearch Library affiliate, which means that you can request your microfilm to be delivered to Cook…

Newspaper basics

Finding an obituary, marriage notice, or news article about your ancestor in a newspaper can be thrilling, giving details to an event that the official record doesn’t convey. But where and how can you find these gems? The answer is three-fold: Some newspapers have been digitized and are available through subscription databases Some newspapers have…