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Indexing Update: 1910 US Census initiative begins; 8 international projects added   As the 1920 U.S. Census project wraps up and the final states are published, FamilySearch has now opened up indexing for the 1910 U.S. Census! Patrons can freely … Continue reading

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Genealogy Challenge #1: Santa Rosa County Library System Genealogy Offerings

Santa Rosa County Library SystemAmerica’s GenealogyBank (Library Resource)Quickly find your ancestors in over four centuries of rare documents and records. Search thousands of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and genealogies. Plus, selected material from the American State Papers and U.S. Serial … Continue reading

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Genealogy Gems Podcast app

 The Genealogy Gems Podcast iPhone / iTouch app! Stream the show, get exclusive new Bonus Content and more. Get your app now!            It also has extra features such as .pdf files with background information. For only $2.99!  

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Tombstone Tuesday: Monument to Judge Toulmin dedicated today in Baldwin County

Monument to Judge Toulmin dedicated today in Baldwin County. He was also president of Transylvania University (where I attended as a Freshman)  1794-96. In 1804 he was appointed by President Thomas Jefferson as judge for a territory that included what is now Baldwin … Continue reading

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End of the decade thoughts

This New Year’s Eve, write down for your descendants what this decade meant to you. This decade had bad parts, but for me good ones, too! Two editions of the book. Both kids graduated college. I got to move to … Continue reading

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Manic Monday: Family Addition

Spent Manic Monday on I-10 getting our new dog, Sirius

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Genealogy of the word “jitney”

I love words, and thinking about how we use them, and then don’t. One such word is “jitney”.   When I was growing up, a small grocery store at the bottom of our hill was called “Jitney Jungle”. Jitney can … Continue reading

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Stocking Stuffers: Random Genealogy Bits

Genealogy Herald’s New Website launched earlier this month. Jeannene Midgette does a great job of collecting the cute, interesting, fun and informative posts of personal genealogy blogs around the Web. Worth a bookmark. This link is just one example of … Continue reading

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New eBook genealogy mystery released December 1, 2009 by Write Words Inc. by Virginia Winters

New eBook genealogy mystery released December 1, 2009 by Write Words Inc. by Virginia Winters

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Prompt: December 9 – Grab Bag Author’s Choice.

Your fondest Christmas memories are often the unusual ones. For me, that’s coming out of the church at about 1 a.m. Christmas Morning. We had sung a beautiful Midnight Mass, and I had stayed behind with a couple of other … Continue reading

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