First of all, I would like to thank Lynda Peach for such outstanding service as the site administrator. She has done a wonderful job of maintaining the website and has contributed so much. I would also like to thank everyone who has welcomed me as the new site administrator. December meeting and Christmas …
Did you know that you can access Ancestry.com at Nichols Library?
People tend to think that Ancestry is all about Family Trees or finding an ancestor in a census. Both of those are there & the census access is valuable. Ancestry has upgraded their view of the census several times and if you have not looked at one in several years, you might well be surprised at the improvement. Family Trees — well, those are put on by “just folks” and I’ll address using those with care in a separate post.
You will be astonished to see the number of read data records, collections, books, etc. on Alabama. PLUS, there is an easy way to obtain all the records related to a specific Alabama county.