What’s the difference between the 1930 and 1940 United States censuses? While the question may sound like the opening to a joke, it isn’t a joke at all! Basically every United States census has differed from previous censuses, an interesting c... read more

The 1940 United States census was released to the public in April 2012, and more than 163,000 online volunteers indexed millions of names in just four months. Why all this dedication and excitement? The 1940 U.S. census is the most recently released Unite... read more

<![CDATA[ There are over 130,000 new records and newspapers available to search this Findmypast Friday, including; O’Hart’s Irish Pedigrees Published in 1915, these are two Volumes of genealogy for Irish families. From the large quantity of... read more

FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in October 2018 with over 12 million new indexed family history records and nearly 400,000 digital images from around the world. New historical records were added from Belgium, Chile, Colombia, France, French... read more

Perhaps you’ve heard that Swedish records are some of the best resources in the world to find ancestors. It’s true! If you have Swedish ancestry, then you are among the fortunate. But how do you do Swedish genealogy? Here are some simple steps... read more

<![CDATA[ There are over two million new records and newspaper pages avaialble to search this Findmypast Friday, including; Royal Air Force Lists 1919-1945 Search the Royal Air Force Lists from 1919-1922 and 1938-1945. The Lists contain over 62,000 nam... read more

Have you ever poked around your family tree and run across a line of people with Swedish names such as Lars Andersson, Karen Svensdotter, Britta Johansdotter, and Per Lindström? Were you confused when the family surname changed a lot? Why didn’t Nils H... read more

A favorite food for many people with Swedish heritage is Swedish pancakes. They “are simple, yet super good, and we eat them throughout the year,” says Dee Wilhite. Traditional Swedish pancakes are light and thin—comparable to crepes—with ... read more

Köttbullar, as meatballs are known, are made with ground meat and breadcrumbs softened in milk. The exact preparation varies from kitchen to kitchen. Sometimes the meatballs include ground pork or diced onion, and sometimes they are served with gravy. Ac... read more