Keeping Up with the Latest in

Many family researchers use the numerous databases supplied by They can be accessed through public libraries or genealogical societies with a subscription or by personal individual subscriptions for home use. does continue to add new and expanded databases on many different topics.

For the new year 2019, some databases added in late 2018 for your research include the following:

New York City Marriage License Index 1907-2018

Some of the information for this vast span of time include the bridge and groom names, the marriage date, license number, its volume and page as recorded. It is a listing of the basic information, not the full marriage license but still helpful. Even if a couple never ever lived in NYC, many may have married there.

U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2018

Here a vast array of people in the United States, especially those who died in the last 50 years are listed with information sourced by obituaries and funeral homes.

U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1990

Locating ancestors back when they were in school is just fabulous, it provides such insight to our family tree. This indexed collection of middle school, junior high, high school, and college yearbooks come from across the United States, not everyone ever created, but many. It has more than 324,000 yearbooks and more than 52 million pages.

Wisconsin, State Censuses, 1855-1905

Any ancestors ever live in Wisconsin between 1855 and 1905 the state censuses done in Wisconsin will be of great help. There were five state censuses done in Wisconsin – 1855, 1875, 1885, 1895, and 1905. Most provided basic information but the one for 1905 had much more in details, similar to the federal census of 1910.

Just some of the interesting new databases to check out on

Photos: NYC Marriage Index; and 1905 Wisconsin census.

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