|2012 and after|
Lynn M. Jackson, MLS, Reference Librarian at the Lake County Public Library has shared the following:
|April 27||Bruce Rhein, as well as for his brothers, Hugh Rhein and Wayne Rhein have been added to membership in the Pioneer Heritage Circle. See the HERITAGE CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP tab for more information.|
|March 25||Added information on home page about upcoming April meeting by Michael Lacopa on using DNA with Genealogy.|
|February 27||The March 2015 issue of TWIGS was added.|
|February 12||A new link was added to our resources page (History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy). This was recommended by students in the After School Care Programs in El Paso County, Colorado.|
|January 19||Documents related to NWIGS can now be seen at ABOUT US / DOCUMENTS.|
|January 14||Information was added to the home page concerning Salesforce stopping support for Internet Explorer 7 and 8.|
|January 2||The TWIGS for 2013 and 2014 have been merged into yearly PDF files. Individual TWIGS issues before 2014 have been removed from the TWIGS access page.|
|December 7||The Lake County Marriages tables by Bride and by Groom have been updated to now include books 1-80 which is 124,270 marriages and covers 1837- August 24, 1931. Books 61-80 have been added and some corrections to previous entries were made. These are available from the LAKE COUNTY ARCHIVE page. Previous marriage data tables have been removed.|
|November 19||A new tab has been created under the ABOUT US tab. It is labeled PAST MEETINGS and may contain some information on recent meetings for Paid Members only. It currently contains a link to the syllabus that was passed out for the last meeting on ancestry.com.|
Added contact for SURNAMES Beattie and Galbreath to SURNAMES page.
|July 11||A "Renew Premium Membership" button was added to the website home page to make doing membership renewals easier.|
|July 1||The dues for Premium membership have been increased as follows:|
1 year with online access to the TWIGS newsletter has increased from $15 to $20.
1 year with mailed TWIGS newsletter has increased from $25 to $30.
|March 9||Most email linkhave been modified to not display on the web page screen to reduce spamming of the email addresses. Click on an email address link to send a message to that address. The email address will display there.|
|March 3||The Surname Networking page has been modified to not reveal email addresses until the name of the person has been clicked on and a message is being created. This was done to make it difficult or impossible for most spammers to "harvest" email addresses from this page.|
|February 17||The link to Mike Sutton's personal web site was removed as the link is no longer valid.|
|January 21||Email addresses for NWIGS officers have been changed on the CONTACT US page. Rather than being for named individuals, they are now for positions. An example: the president has been changed from Marlene.Polster@nwigs.org to firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|January 14||The following surnames have been added to the SURNAMES page: Durfee, Hardy, Kleman, Lehmkuhle, Klausing, Borden.|
|January 5||Two new database tables have been added.|
|January 4||The Certificates of Business Partnership-Lake Database Table has been updated. It has gone from 5624 entries to 9166 entries, and additional data has been added for each entry.|
|January 3||The Lake County Marriages tables by Bride and by Groom are now available from the LAKE COUNTY ARCHIVE page.|
The 1929 Hammond Times Death Notices are now available from the NORTHWEST INDIANA ARCHIVE page and the LAKE COUNTY ARCHIVE page.
|December 29||The following surnames have been added on the SURNAMES web page:|
|November 18||The Publications shoping cart has now been converted to PayPal for purchasing as well as the Memberships which were converted earlier.|
|November 9||It was found that the first 2964 entries in the Cemetery Database Table were missing. These were added back in.|
|October 31||The Paid Membership checkout has been switched from Google Wallet to PayPal. The use of PayPal for ordering Publcations is being developed.|
|August 13||A link to Hungarian research was added on the bottom of the RESEARCH / RESOURCES then GENERAL RESEARCH RESOURCES section.|
|August 10||Corrected link to webmaster on the NWIGS MEMBER'S PERSONAL WEBSITES page.|
|August 4||Added information on the NWIGS Join/Membershhip page for joining by US mail if desired, rather than by joining on-line.|
|August 4||Corrected problem with the link to NWIGS history from the About Us page.|
|August 3||The following membership prices have changed: |
One year membership with TWIGS sent by US mail has been increased from $20 to $25.
Lifetime membership has been increased from $225 to $375.
These changes were necessary to cover the increasing postage and other costs associated with membership.
The one year membership with online access to TWIGS remains at $15 per year.
|June 12||Corrected links to the Cemeteries and the TWIGS Every Name Index from the Search Records function|
|June 6||Added link to Military Genealogy from links / Help for Beginners (http://www.justmilitaryloans.com.|
|May 29||Corrected links to History.php in header.php (menu selection).|
|May 28||Corrected links to publications.php and search.php in TWIGS-EveryNameIndex.php.|
Added surnames of GAVURA, KUTIE, and NOVAKOWSKI to the Surnames webpage.
|May 11||Corrected three more page links on the web site that were not working correctly.|
|May 4||Added surnames of BLASCHKE, BLAS(E), ENSWEILER, MATHEWS, REISER, and WHITE to Surnames webpage.|
|May 3||Added surnames of DENSBERGER, HUTTLE, JAEGER, KONIECZKI, and MUSIALOWSKI to Surnames webpage.|
|May 3||Modifications were made to this display of Website Updates so that data could be displayed after the year 2012.|
|May 2||Corrected four page links on the web site that were not working correctly.|
|April 30||SD7 finished their transfer of the web site from their development system to a site on Hostmonster as the new ISP.|
|June 13||Added surname of ELLIS to Surnames webpage.|
|May 4||Updated the Pullman Standard Employees Project to include a partial listing of surnames beginning with S.|
|April 22||Added surnames of BLASCHKE, ENSWEILER, LIESENFELD, LIESENFELDT,|
LIESENFELT, and REISER to Surnames webpage.
|February 22||Updated the Pullman Standard Employees Project to include all surnames beginning with Ra-Rob.|
|January 4||Updated the Pullman Standard Employees Project to include all surnames beginning with P and Q.|