Monthly Archives: April 2008

Hait Family Research

Just finished writing a review of the Family History Research Toolkit, and you’ll have to read the Digital Genealogist to see what I think. But you can take a peek at the Hait Family Research website until the article runs. … Continue reading

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Little Shop of Memories

Stumbled upon a nice site called “Little Shop of Memories” with genealogy on these families: Bratulich, Cokeley, Hamrick, Lee, Sole, Welle It has a bit of social networking, a photo gallery of folks related to these lines, and more. What … Continue reading

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Social networks and genealogy online

Today I had an interesting conversation with DearMYRTLE (see links bar to left) about social networking online as a genealogy tool. She described how on Second Life, genealogists have created spaces for many different genealogy areas: searching geographically, for surnames, … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Bicentennial

My husband’s family is from Kentucky. As a matter of fact, he is descended from Patrick Henry’s sister, and on his mother’s side, the family was in central Kentucky before the Lincolns. So all the hoopla about Lincoln’s birth bicentennial … Continue reading

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Genealogy News

Searching around for genealogy news this morning, I found this press release on the Ford Motor Company site: FORD PARTNERS WITH NBC NEWS FOR WORLD PREMIERE OF “MEETING DAVID WILSON” AND A 90-MINUTE LIVE DISCUSSION ON RACE RELATIONS—KICKS OFF PROMOTION … Continue reading

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Googling Books

Tip: On the <<More>> link at Google, you can choose to search books, then find out where to buy or borrow from a library the resulting tomes. Great time saver!

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Cool idea for local genealogy groups

On April 5, the West Florida Genealogy society had an open family history event. The Society members gathered transcriptions of marriage records and censuses of 19th century Escambia County as well as computer specialists to research online genealogy services free … Continue reading

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Hello world!

This is going to be my new blog. I have deleted the one on Blogger. I will deal mainly with online genealogy topics, and occasionally about writing. Please check out my site at Elizabeth Powell Crowe. Today I spoke with … Continue reading

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