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Arkansas Death Certificates Go Online

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If you are interested in researching your Arkansas family history, you will happy to learn that death records are now accessible online. In a press release submitted to Business Wire on December 3, 2012, the Arkansas Department of Health announced the launching of a brand new online death certificate search and ordering service. This new service makes genealogical research more convenient than ever. Previously, death certificates could only be obtained by requesting them in person at the Department of Health or by submitting a paper request form.

Death certificates from 1935 to 1961 are currently available, but in the … Read More

Online Resources From Your Local Library

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Did you know that you can access a wide variety of electronic resources provided by your local public library from the comfort of your own home? Libraries across the country subscribe to a number of premium research databases that are not available to the general public, such as genealogy, national and local newspapers, history and geography, magazines and journals, almanacs, encyclopedias, consumer information, and more. These databases are available 24 hours a day for its patrons through the Internet.

For example, you can search several online databases provided by the Columbia County Library in Washington, including census records, Revolutionary War … Read More

Learn About Your Ancestors Through Public Records

Where did you get those long legs, that big nose, or that insatiable desire to conquer the world? Often the key to finding those answers lies with our ancestors. As the old saying suggests – you need to know where you came from to know where you ‘re going €œ knowing our roots can help us understand ourselves and even prepare for the future.

One of the best ways to find information about your ancestors is through genealogy research. Genealogy research is way to learn about your ancestors and the history of your family by researching certain types of records. … Read More