Category Archives: Genealogy

Expanding the trees

Well, thanks to a very rainy weekend, I was able to enter all the names, dates and places on that scroll into Ancestry.com. Then I started looking for census, birth and death records and had a good deal of luck. Now … Continue reading

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How I’m Spending my Summer

When we were in Kentucky for my husband’s grandmother’s 100th Birthday, my mother-in-law gave me her scroll of genealogy. This is a six foot long handwritten document with  the names, dates and some of the places of the living family members and … Continue reading

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Summer in my personal history

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – Week #28  Summers in Alabama in the 50s6s and 70s were hot, muggy and filled with sounds of cicadas, locusts and crickets. I remember lots of camping trips to Davy Crockett  State … Continue reading

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Press Release from FamilySearch July 11

1930 US Census Project Concludes Volunteers Consider Options for Next Projects The 1930 U.S. Census indexing project will be completed this month. This enhanced index will be a great benefit to online patrons. We will now start many new U.S. … Continue reading

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Genealogy Serendipity!

On my way to volunteer at the Panhandle Butterfly House this morning, I stopped for coffee at a little cafe that I have been meaning to try out for some time, Higher Ground Coffee and Tea Co.  It’s on US … Continue reading

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From Argentina to the BVI, Family Search’s Index grows!

Latest Additions Reach New Milestone in Free Online Historic Record Collections     The latest additions to FamilySearch’s online collection of free historic record collections pushes it to 600! That’s right, 600 free, original source record collections online from all over the … Continue reading

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Latest DNA + Genealogy Round Up

  DNA program during Genealogy meeting Brazil Times – ‎Apr 22, 2011‎   TERRE HAUTE — At the regular meeting of the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Monday, May 9, Alan Teller will present, “DNA Testing for Genetic Genealogy or DNA Testing … Continue reading

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Family Recipe Friday: Mama’s Creamed Tuna

“Family Recipe Friday is an opportunity to share your family recipes with fellow bloggers and foodies alike. Whether it’s an old-fashioned recipe passed down through generations, a recipe uncovered through your family history research, or a discovered recipe that embraces … Continue reading

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A Site You Should Know: Directory of Genealogists

I have a chapter in my book, Genealogy Online, 9th Edition,  on how to go about hiring a professional genealogist, and how to know when you need one. Until this month, one place you could go to find a pro … Continue reading

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News from FamilySearch–(Press Release)

The FamilySearch January 2011 Bloginar recording is now available online. If you were unable to attend the event on January 18, 2011, you or your subscribers can now listen to and view the free presentation and discussions at FamilySearch Wiki. … Continue reading

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