Cool GenStuff – Friday 14 March 2014

Cool GenStuff

Today is Friday, 14 March 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

Freebies This Weekend!

Even if you don’t have Irish ancestry, with the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this weekend, we’re seeing lots of freebies from genealogy vendors! Check these out:

  • FREE Access to Arkiv Digital – Swedish Records: For Saturday 15 March and Sunday 16 March ONLY, free access to all historical records on Arkiv Digital. Click here for more information.
  • FREE Access to Irish Records on Ancestry: Through 11:59 pm on 17 March 2014 you can access the updated Irish Records collection at Click here for access.
  • FREE Access to Mocavo Gold: All Mocavo Basic members (which is free – just sign up), can get FREE access to Mocavo Gold through Sunday, 16 March 2014 at midnight. Click here to learn more AND to enter to win one (1) year of Mocavo Gold access valued at $118 USD!
  • FREE Access to Irish Passenger Lists: In honor of the day, MyHeritage is providing free access through March 17 to a special collection of passengers arriving in New York from Ireland from 1846-1851. Click here for more information.

What’s Up?

  • Google Drive Drops Cloud Storage Prices: HUGE drop in price with 100GB of storage for only $1.99 a month!Save more with Google Drive (via Google Drive Blog).

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