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Sunday, February 8, 2009

Family Tree Connection

Family Tree Connection part of Genealogy Today, appears to be a very interesting site with a growing collection of data indexed from a variety of secondary sources such as high school and college yearbooks, city directories, local club member lists, church records and other U.S. source records from 1830 to 1930. As examples, their newly indexed sources list some of the following:

Enterprise High School 1905 Commencement USA|KS Enterprise
Status: Indexed 08/Feb/2009
Caesar Creek Township 1900 Commencement USA|IN|Dearborn Caesar Creek
Status: Indexed 08/Feb/2009
Joaquin Parlor No. 5, N. D. G. W. 1911 By-Laws USA|CA Stockton
Status: Indexed 08/Feb/2009

Blair Lodge, No. 14 I.O.O.F. 1915 By-Laws and Roster USA|NE Blair
Status: Indexed 08/Feb/2009

This collection is subject to an annual subscription of $29.95 a year. The index to their collections is free and searchable, so you might find something interesting before subscribing. Family Tree Connection says that it is run by Genealogy Today, LLC. The Genealogy Today Website says that the company was established in 1999 and is "a specialized portal providing unique databases, search tools and original articles, along with links to the newest sites and online resources. We also offer subscription based databases and newsletters, and over 500 products in our marketplace"Their Marketplace is full of genealogy related merchandise.

This is an interesting, although somewhat specialized database.

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