FREE DOWNLOAD FRIDAYS: Transportation Records for Genealogical Research

What transportation modes did your ancestor use? Genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee provides a curated list of transportation record resources.

FREE Resource List: Transportation Records for Genealogical Research

This week Free Download Friday focuses on transportation records for use in genealogical research . . . since today is the 193rd anniversary of the opening the Erie Canal on October 26th, 1825!

This week Free Download Friday focuses on transportation records for use in genealogical research . . . since today is the 193rd anniversary of the opening the Erie Canal on October 26th, 1825!

I’ve created a curated list (meaning that it isn’t comprehensive) of online sites related to transportation and how our ancestors used various modes of transportation. You’ll find valuable information on passenger lists, migration routes, and even employee records!

To access this useful 4-page resource list entitled RESOURCE LIST: Transportation Records for Genealogical Research click below or click HERE and make sure you share it with your fellow genealogists and family historians!

Click HERE to get this week's Free Friday Download at Abundant Genealogy

Why is this FREE? What’s the Catch?

There really isn’t a catch.  I give away a lot of free content every year because I want fellow genealogists and family historians to have access to the best tools and information for their research. I also do this because I’m hoping you might be interested in my other content and websites where I do make money such as Genealogy Bargains:

Even if you never use one of my links for a purchase, I’m happy knowing that you are able to get educational content that you can put into action for your family history research!

Save 30% GEDMatch & Combining DNA and Non-DNA Evidence Boot Camp! Join DNA expert Mary Eberle of DNA Hunters shares her tricks and tips on using the popular (and FREE) GEDmatch program, AND walks you through a case study focusing on combining DNA and non-DNA evidence. Mary will also answer your questions live during the online webinars.

Save 30% GEDMatch & Combining DNA and Non-DNA Evidence Boot Camp! Join DNA expert Mary Eberle of DNA Hunters LLC on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 as sge shares her tricks and tips on using the popular (and FREE) GEDmatch program.  Mary will also walk you through a case study focusing on combining DNA and non-DNA evidence. The webinars are moderated by genealogy author and educator Thomas MacEntee and Mary Eberle will also answer your questions live during the online webinars.

  • GEDMatch – Powerful Tools for Analyzing DNA Results and Finding New DNA Matches: GEDMatch is a free, third-party website offering additional tools to interpret your DNA results. Tools include a chromosome browser. GEDMatch accepts DNA test results from DNA testing companies, such as Ancestry, FTDNA, and 23andMe. It can be a great way to find new matches. Learn how to use this helpful website.
  • Case Study:  Combining DNA and Non-DNA Evidence: This case study shows the importance of combining DNA and non-DNA evidence to solve an unexpected genealogy mystery. With an extensive tree in hand, it might seem that DNA would only help fill in gaps and breakdown brick walls. However, DNA helped in “pruning” an entire branch of the client’s tree and uncovered a mystery.  DNA (along with census records, family stories, and even a pony!) and helped reconstruct the pruned branch.

You’ll receive over 3 hours of educational content for the low price of $25.99! You’ll also receive access to the recorded versions of each webinar and the handouts! Register by Monday, November 12, 2018 and receive $6 off the registration price for a low $19.99 USD! Space is limited, and if you register but can’t attend, you’ll still receive the handouts, the freebies and access to the recordings!

Click HERE for more information and to register – via Hack Genealogy

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Thomas MacEntee
Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.

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