Monthly Archives: August 2008

Back to School: Take a Genealogy Course!

It’s back to school time, and maybe you’re thinking you need to know more about genealogy techniques and methods. One way to learn about genealogy is to take an online  course. Here are a few suggestions to get you started: … Continue reading

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New research on Barack Obama’s Irish Family

Eneclann, Ltd. of Trinity College has found more information on Sen. Barak Obama’s Irish Family, The Kearneys (Obama Irish Family History and Obama Irish Family Tree). Eneclann Ltd, founded in 1998,  is a consulting service in the historical and heritage … Continue reading

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DNA in genealogy, dating, and health more popular

The rapid growth in popularity of DNA testing and genetic profiling is proving many skeptics wrong. A recent poll shows that the benefits available from genetic tests outweigh consumers’ privacy concerns. From dating, through genealogy, to preventative heart medication, the … Continue reading

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State Library of Pennsylvania Announces Genealogy Day

The State Library of Pennsylvania will celebrate its second annual Genealogy Day on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, with exhibits and information sessions. This free event will bring together genealogists from throughout Pennsylvania for a day of learning and independent research. … Continue reading

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Steamship Historical Society of America Launches Interactive Project to Identify 40,000+ Ship Images

Members, general public to help document lost and forgotten photos The Steamship Historical Society of America (SSHSA) unveiled a new project aimed at documenting the history of over 40,000 lost and forgotten steamship navigation images dating from the 1850s through … Continue reading

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Genealogy on your iPod

Mainz, Germany – Just in time for your next family reunion or summer road trip, Synium Software announces MobileFamilyTree – the brand-new mobile client application for MacFamilyTree 5. MobileFamilyTree is a full-fledged genealogy database application for the iPhone and iPod … Continue reading

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