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DNA Genealogy News Roundup

Roots & Branches: Shay or Harper? DNA holds the answer ‎Lebanon Daily News – James M. Beidler – 2 days agoOnly in the brave new world of DNA genealogy can you start out looking for Shays and end up finding that you’re a Harper. … Ask a genealogist … Continue reading

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Doggy Genelaogy

My dog is an English Springer Spaniel    (29th on the list) 2009 Most Popular Dogs in the U.S. 1. Labrador Retriever 2. German Shepherd Dog 3. Yorkshire Terrier 4. Golden Retriever 5. Beagle 6. Boxer 7. Bulldog 8. Dachshund 9. Poodle 10. Shih Tzu WORKING K-9s “SNIFF OUT” THE … Continue reading

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Planning ahead: Wholly Genes Cruise in September

What’s a genealogist’s dream vacation? How about cruise the Carribbean while listening to professional genealogists? The 6th Annual Wholly Genes cruise will be September 18-25, 2010 and include speakers such as: Lloyd Bockstruck, 30-year veteran Supervisor of the Dallas Public … Continue reading

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I’m Baaaaaaack!

I took a bit of a blog break while I finished up the first draft of Genealogy Online 9th Edition, but that’s all turned in. While I await the copy edits and galleys, I’m back to blogging! So if I still have … Continue reading

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Yay for RootsTV!

The news was stunning.  Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak was going to stop doing  RootsTelevision.com! But her loyal fans (and I am one!!) inundated Megan and Og  with emails, tweets, and Facebook postings and messages saying how much the site meant to us. … Continue reading

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DNA Genealogy News Roundup

A collection of links to recent news articles about DNA and Genealogy. HI MATT!   Tutankhamun: Research continues on his genealogy News Trends (blog) – ‎12 hours ago‎   The DNA testing program also addresses another major figure of ancient Egypt, Queen Nefertiti, wife of … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Nova Development Signs Agreement With Ancestry.com to Publish Top-Selling Genealogy Software

SOURCE: Avanquest   Feb 17, 2010 10:00 ET Avanquest Software’s Nova Development Signs Agreement With Ancestry.com to Publish Top-Selling Genealogy Software Highlighted Links   Avanquest Software   Ancestry.com CALABASAS, CA–(Marketwire – February 17, 2010) – Nova Development, a consumer software unit … Continue reading

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News from NGS

2010 NGS Family History Conference – Early Bird Registration Ends 8 March   This year the annual NGS Family History Conference will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, 28 April─1 May 2010. Whether your family helped settle the nation, … Continue reading

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Brief blog–working on 9th Edition

The graveyards are full of indispensable men. – Charles de Gaulle Especially if you’re a genealogist — Libbi Crowe The above quote by Charles de Gaulle made me think: for a genealogist, the graveyards are full of the indisensable, because … Continue reading

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A government genealogy service lets family history leap off the page – latimes.com

A government genealogy service lets family history leap off the page – latimes.comYes, it’s little known. But it’s covered in my upcoming 9th Edition!!

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