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Census look-ups etc. 4 Replies

Started by John. Last reply by rachael holmes Mar 21, 2013.

Abraham Holmes d. 1722 Rochester, MA and Obadiah Holmes d. 1682 Newport, RI

Started by Debbie Winchell (Loving Dove) Feb 3, 2013.

William Holmes died before 1840, Wayne Co., KY

Started by Debbie Winchell (Loving Dove) Feb 3, 2013.

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DNA and more mysteries...

"Rev William Holmes, Islandmagee born 1739 married Catherine Hunter @1769 and died 1823. Then I jump to William Holmes born co Donegal in 1663 d 1746 and married Katherine Craighead". Between William b 1663 and William born 1739 I have 113 year gap... between William born 1739 and Thomas born 1776 I have a 37 year gap. So HOW do they connect, besides though the DNA I have had done. WHO are the missing people? 
Thomas Holmes born 1776 Ireland, Arrived in Tennessee about 1800.…
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Posted by Carolyn G Fay on May 25, 2016 at 12:54

Edward Holmes and his spouse Isabella, Kilkenny Ireland

Edward Holmes (mistakenly thought to be Golward previously) m Isabella ? in Kilkenny, Ireland

Children Susan (my GG Grandmother) b 1811; Robert 1813; Thomas 1815; John 1817; Mary 1821; Jane 1824; Edward ?

Seeking any family linkage going back further?

Ross Wellington Australia

Posted by Ross Wellington on September 8, 2014 at 13:46

A story of a tragic romance

001.jpgA story of tragic romance,

My Mother and Dale M Holmes met while they were stationed near Cairo.  They fell head over heals in love and were engaged to be married.   I have pictures on my page which are all over my…

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Posted by mary elizabeth stegman on August 30, 2012 at 17:04

Absalom Henry Holmes

Hi - I am looking for information about Absalom Henry Holmes born 1834 in Bradford (Eccleshill). Married to Bridget McCormack and had two children - James Henry (1863) and Margaret Ellen (1866). Thank you

Posted by Tim Holmes on June 26, 2012 at 4:06 — 1 Comment

Hi I am new to this group

My name is Shannon Gasiewski my maiden name was Shannon Holmes. I am 24 a marine corp wife and currently living in Nc about to move to Va. I am hoping to be able to gain info on my family past and tree.

Posted by Shannon Lee Holmes on April 26, 2011 at 13:11 — 1 Comment

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DNA and more mysteries...

"Rev William Holmes, Islandmagee born 1739 married Catherine Hunter @1769 and died 1823. Then I jump to William Holmes born co Donegal in 1663 d 1746 and married Katherine Craighead". Between William b 1663 and William born 1739 I have 113 year gap... between William born 1739 and Thomas born 1776 I have a 37 year gap. So HOW do they connect, besides though the DNA I have had done. WHO are the missing people? Thomas Holmes born 1776 Ireland, Arrived in Tennessee about 1800. Perhaps he was the…See More
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THE 1911 CENSUS IS NOW ON-LINE

New Census records added to Irish Genealogical Online Record Search System


The Irish Family History Foundation's Online Research Service (ORS) are pleased to announce the availability of the census records for 1901 and 1911 for Westmeath.


This also contains census records from 1835 - a Pre-Famine Survey of Kilcrumreragh.






FAMILY TREE The latest family tree update


HOLMES OF WOOLSTON My Family Website packed with interesting articles & images





GENEALOGY LINKS


Family Relatives site Similar to genes re-united
photos

genuki
From this site you can go into any County or Family history Society,It has a vast amount of data available, many links to other societies and research aids.

Commonwealth wargraves commission
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission site has been given a face lift,a data base of over 1.7 million persons that have died as the result of War action.
Searches for British and Commonwealth war dead from all conflicts includes civilians war casualties.


Ancestry
Rootsweb
a complete mess of a site belonging to Ancestry

Ancestry
A very rich site for researchers with lots of family trees and message boards for most surnames.
You can get some data free but to go further you will have to subscribe.about £80 for UK membership .
UK records include indices and pages for the 1841-1901
census for England & Wales.
The USA Census from 1930 back to 1790 is also fully indexed. (for which you have to pay an additional subscription of about £90)


YOU SHOULD BE AWARE THAT THIS SITE IS NOW AVAILABLE FREE_OF_CHARGE IN UK PUBLIC LIBRARIES

However if you do subscribe you may download census images



Beginners
Genealogy fast-track
Canadian based site that provides a flowchart style guide for beginners..VERY USEFUL

Family History Quick Start
A beginners guide to tracing your family history



Community Sites
genealogical blog finder !
share & learn

Society of Genealogists

Genes Re-united
about £10 for 6 months , tree sharing site.Good for beginners.



Emigration
Ellis island records
Ellis Island passenger lists millions of immigrants entering the United States, Searches are free but you have to register but this is again free,
you can download all the records you need or keep them on the site in your own folder.



FREE GEN
Free BMD
index of births, marriages and deaths FREE and is more up-to-date than Ancestry.....however does not hold post 1974 index

Free Parish Registers

Free GEN
home page for FreeGen sites

Free Census
project to transcribe 1901 census (others to follow)

FREE GENEALOGY LOOK UPS
USA BASED

Free Genealogy Look Ups

Volunteer here to do free genealogy look ups for others. Please do not use the volunteer form to request information.

Free genealogy lookups in the genealogy resources of our volunteers include FTM CDs, WFT CD's, and other genealogy CDs, family, and regional census, marriage, obituary, and birth and death records genealogy resources. Select a U.S. state link below to find the free genealogy lookups for that state. Find Family Tree Maker CD lookups and World Family Tree CD lookups, as well as free genealogy lookups from family genealogies and other family resources.



Free Family tree Hosting
GENCIRCLES
small site where you upload trees which are then automatically matched with other users. mainly US, smallscale but VERY efficient

TRIBAL PAGES
Free Tree Hosting....front page may be customised and links included , making into easy to integrate into your website

FAMILY TREE GUIDE
Superior Tree Hosting site offering a lot more than many paid sites..seemingly unlimited photo storage...superb chart/reporting capabilities ..only draw backs are not as intuitive as Tribal..but will outperform once mastered...cannot put links/HTML on front page without upgrading to paid version



Free Software
PAF Family history software
This family history program P.A.F. software is free to download. I highly recommend this !



Ireland
Centre for Irish Genealogical research
useful

Census online
links to Irish census records

Irish family history foundation
This site is part of the Irish Genealogical Online Record Search System (ORS), a national initiative organised by the Irish Family History Foundation.



National Archives
Public Record Office
A recent addition is the fully searchable list of Medal Rolls for all the WW1 servicemen anda register of RN Seaman 1853-1923 also the Merchant Navy Seaman of WW2 who qualified for medals

ORDER GRO Certificates here!
Clicking on General Register Office you will be able to order copies of English and Welsh certificates of Births, Deaths and Marriages 1837 - 2004 at £ 7.00 each on-line by credit card. (Delivery is about 10 working days at the moment )

Untranscribed BMD Index
A number one site for family history research in the world for quite some time. use the voucher payment system to view /down-load individual records
THIS SITE IS A MUST AS IT LISTS THE UNTRANSCRIBED PORTIONS OF THE BMD INDEX (now available on both ancestry & genes re-united)

So you can find births , deaths & marriages between 1920-1984
pay per view BUT not expensive

Government Records Office



Research Sites
Find a grave
grave locating resource..

directory
UK Directory for finding people today, Directory enquiries, and Electoral rolls 2005 etc. You have to register then you can have a limited access to parts of the massive database of the UK for free.

LDS Website
FREE to use. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints web site.
The world-wide I.G.I. & Ancestral Search is on-line . Be Aware that the International Gene Index is user submitted , and may contain many innaccuracies

RECORD SEARCH



newspapers
The London, Edinburgh & Belfast Gazettes are the official newspapers of record in the United Kingdom. Several legal notices, including insolvency notices, are required by law to be published in the London,
Belfast and Edinburgh Gazettes.

a2a
mainly for academic research

Hull



Resources
English family History
Absolutely brilliant reference site...the best that i have come across

Cyndi's list
contains links to every site imaginable...you can certainly use this site to wile away those long winter nights!

free genealogy research help
free search engines for various genealogical topics

British IslesHistory and Genealogy
wonderful site bringing together UK records and resources..Most highly recommended

the UK's simplest website list
Does what it says on the tin

Port cities
contains links to street directories etc...for L'pool So'ton..etc



USA
US Genweb
The US genweb project

Access genealogy
American free resource site

Public records for US research
Vital Records Search and Information Directory for the United States



worldwide
World gen web
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