Our most recent image update to The PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) includes several thousand images from 20 publications spanning the years 1793 to 2012.

The magazines, quarterlies, and proceedings in this update come from all across the US, from the east to west coast, and the UK. Locations include California, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and South Dakota, as well as England and Wales.

The addition of images to the PERSI index allows you to flush out your family history with stories pertaining to your ancestors' lives and the times in which they lived.

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The periodicals represented in this latest image update are as follows, with publication years in parentheses:

* Archaeologia Cambrensis (1877)

* Herkimer County Historical Society Papers (1896-1923)

* Huguenot Society of America Collections (1886)

* Huguenot Society of Pennsylvania Proceedings (1918)

* Journal of American Genealogy (1921-22)

* Kansas State Historical Society Collections (1881, 1883, 1886, 1889, 1897, 1901, 1903, 1905, 1907, 1909, 1911, 1913, 1915, 1919)

* Massachusetts Historical Society Collections (1793-95, 1798-1800, 1802, 1804, 1809, 1814-16, 1818-19, 1825, 1830, 1832-34, 1836-38, 1843, 1846, 1849, 1852, 1854, 1856, 1858, 1861, 1863, 1865, 1858, 1861, 1863, 1865, 1868, 1871, 1877-79, 1882, 1885-86, 1888-89, 1891-94, 1896-97, 1899-1900, 1902, 1904-05, 1907, 1914-15, 1917-18, 1922-23)

* Mayflower Descendant (1923)

* Minnesota History (1915-23)

* Narragansett Historical Register (1882-1891)

* New Jersey Historical Society Proceedings (1845-46, 1858-60, 1821-63, 1865-80, 1882-86, 1888-89, 1892-1902, 1906-08, 1912-23)

* New York Historical Society Quarterly Bulletin (1917-22)

* Pedigree Register (1907-1910, 1913-1916)

* Old Dartmouth Historical Sketches (1903-1921)

* Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (1877-1923)

* Silicon Valley Past Finder (2010-2012)

* South Dakota Historical Collections (1904, 1906, 1908, 1910, 1912, 1914, 1918, 1920)

* Wiltshire Notes and Queries (1893-1909, 1911-17)

* Winchester Record (1885-86)

* Yorkshire Notes and Queries (1888)

A comprehensive list of periodicals that have had images added can be found here.

Discover wills and testimonies along with other details pertaining to pilgrim genealogy within the pages of The Mayflower Descendant.

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From the recently added Silicon Valley Past Finder, you can learn of new tools and tricks of the trade for improving your genealogy research. You may even discover different databases to continue your family history work with. In the images added to this update for their article entitled Determining Ancestors' Birth Dates, Research Tips, State-Issued Birth Certificate Chart, Links, you can explore a table detailing the dates of coverage for state-issued birth certificates.

Dig into your Welsh history by learning about Coyty Castle and other Welsh locales in Archaeologia Camrensis.

Findmypast's PERSI collection can be searched by name, publication, subject, location, publication year, and keywords, helping you to narrow down your results and ensuring that you get the most out of this valuable collection.

Be sure to stay tuned for regular PERSI index and image updates throughout the year!