Saturday, March 19, 2011

Japan earthquakes and tsunami

I am grateful the Lord is mindful of us and whatever calamities we encounter. I am grateful for people who respond to the Lord's promptings to do what they can to help. We are all in this together, and we can help ease suffering and help recover. Ask not for whom the bell tolls? It tolls for thee? When there is a need, we all should respond as we can. Even prayers help.

I suppose there are some records in Japanese in the Granite Mountain records vault in Utah.

Let's not procrastinate. Live with no regrets.


Granite Mountain Records Vault, Part 1 - FamilySearch Genealogy Records

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 launched today!

They are billing themselves as:
About Mocavo
The world’s largest free genealogy search engine,, provides genealogists access to the best free genealogy content on the web including billions of names, dates and places worldwide. seeks to index and make searchable all of the world’s free genealogy information. While discovers new sites every day, some of the existing sites searchable on include genealogy message boards, family trees, state and local historical societies, the Library of Congress, National Archives, Ellis Island, Find A Grave, the Internet Archive, various U.S. state archives, and many tens of thousands of genealogy sites built by individuals. Similar to other search engines, honors site owners by linking directly to their content.

I put in my grandfather's name & got a page of hits, and there were some I was not already aware of. I will be back to try it some more. Don't ya' love it!? More people are getting on board to share their records, their time, their talents to make new records come to light!

Check it out!