Free Military Records

Free military records of your ancestors or more recent service members are available to everyone through state and federal archives and libraries. Digital collections of scanned records are increasingly online. Here’s a smattering of state-level records. Go to Florida Memory at the state archives site to search World War I…

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New York Marriage Index Online

NYC marriage index reel

Adoptees searching for relatives in the New York boroughs have a new (free!) resource to verify and supplement the (fee-based!) Ancestry.com, New York City Marriage Indexes. The marriage index images for all five New York City boroughs from 1930-1972 are now online, an addition to the 1908-1929 collection that was…

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