Monthly Archives: July 2022

Recent Updates to Existing Pages

Three resource pages on The Advancing Genealogist had updates this week. I rarely announce page updates, but there were interesting additions you might want to peruse.

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On the Loss of Local Resources

Something is weighing on me. It is the loss of resources, especially on a local level. Genealogists can do something to prevent that loss. We need to speak up.

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Louisiana Pre-Adoption Birth Certificates

Adopted persons age 24 and over who were born in Louisiana may request a non-certified copy of their original birth certificate. An order form became available on 20 July 2022.

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Introducing Historic Native American Law Sources

The personal names, numerous in this new collection, are not mine to share. Along with the treaties, charters, laws, and hearings this page brings, there are private acts and claims. Both can include names and sometimes relationship evidence. Welcome to … Continue reading

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