Free Genealogy Help: Irish, Scots, German, Indian, DNA

Irish Roots Cafe: Genealogy and History. week 114
From the Irish Roots Cafe Broadcast Network.

Free Research Help at the National Archives
Expert Genealogists will help you one to one
U.S. National Archives, Central Plains Region

All Nationalities Wanted
Today we talk with the genealogy volunteers
at the National Archives regional branch in
Kansas City.  These are the originals, folks –
three of them have been helping visitors find
success for 26 years, each.

State of the Art Facilities
The dedication of the new location for the
archives was completed this morning, and
I was generously given access to these experts
who have helped thousands find family roots
over the last 3 decades.  The are here all year
long to help you – For Free.
The brand new facilities are located at:
400 w. Pershing Road
Kansas City, Missouri  64108

Listen to the Podcast
This episode and the one following it, are
best understood by listening to the podcast.
Here are some of the subjects we cover today:
The Soundex; The U.S. Census; Indians & Schools;
Black Irish; Sicilian Irish mitochondrial DNA;
Preservation of important papers; Indian Census;
Indian adoptions; MINK; State Census Records;
Iowa online census; Border wars and family
research; Kansas Nebraska Act; Trail of Tears;
46.000 Federal Prison Records indexed to date;
Cherokee, Seminole, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw
Indian tribes; early Scottish ….

A special thank you to Kimberlee Reid and
Jennifer Audsley for allowing this podcast
to be made and for a great dedication event.
Our great appreciation to the expert genealogy
researchers who have shared so much with
so many over the years.  They come highly
recommended.  Go see them today !

Some Surnames mentioned in this episode:
Park, Patterson, Jenkins, Kirk, Klinkenberg, Avery,
Hill, McElligott, Harper……

Listen to todays podcast by clicking below:

National Archives web page for genealogists

Timeline for this weeks audio broadcast:

Subject                           Time
The Census                      1:35
Indian Study Group,         2:25
Trail of Tears:                 ——
Naturalizations:                6:15
Black Irish:                       6:50,   13:40
Indian Census:                13:53
State Census, KS, IA. :     14:35
Paper Preservation:         17:25
Federal Prison Rec’s.:      19:45
NARA web page, email:   20:30
Getting Help:                   25:00
Black Welshman:              13:40
Sicilian-Irish DNA:           28:55
You are welcome here:    32:10
Beginner Tips:                ——-
MINK branch:                  38:45

Total Elapsed Time:         41:43
Coming Up:
Interviews at the genealogy / family history fair at the National Archives


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