Monthly Archives: October 2008

I’m Doing NaNoWriMo

  My Halloween Scare: I’m signed up for National Novel Writing Month. Yep.  Gonna try to write 1667 words a day all November. Why? Hmm. I’m the greatest American writer ever, I just don’t know it yet…..nah. My angel whispered … Continue reading

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New software press release

I hope to review this software soon. itsourtree.com Releases Free Family Tree Software Hamburg, October 27, 2008 – Users have to pay up to $84 for family tree software at Amazon.com. However, today the family social network itsourtree.com has released … Continue reading

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Press Release from The Generations Network

Ancestry.com Launches the World’s Largest Online Collection of Jewish Historical Documents Ancestry.com Partners with JewishGen and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) to Provide Access to Millions of Jewish Family History Records for People around the World NEW YORK … Continue reading

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Press Release from Family Search

Partner Indexing Projects FamilySearch has a growing number of society indexing partners. FamilySearch Indexing is working with genealogical or historical societies to complete projects of mutual interest. Volunteer indexers may have noted that partner projects are not readily listed in … Continue reading

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Michigan County Histories collection

Useful site:http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/micounty/The Michigan County Histories collection is projected to provide access to 192 histories dating from 1866 to 1926. The collection provides all members of the community with keyword searching and page-by-page access to digitized reproductions of Michigan county atlases … Continue reading

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NASA’s 50th

Next week is NASA’s 50th anniversary. NASA is why I was born in Huntsville. Just another example of how knowing history can help you find your ancestors!

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Browser Roundup

Sometimes people who are just getting started in online genealogy will ask me for a recommendation of a browser. Browsers, like cars, come with different features. Some are really easy to use. Some are really fast. Some use more “gas” … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays

Wednesdays are turning into the busiest day of the week for me. So this will be a very short entry: Are you keeping a diary or journal? Be certain your descendants can get to it! Nothing is more fascinating than … Continue reading

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Pensacola Lighthouse

My husband and I took the tour of the Pensacola Lighthouse and Fort Barrancas last weekend. Being among the oldest structures in an area settled by Europeans about 450 years ago, and Native Americans before that, of course ghost stories … Continue reading

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Check out new blog: Graveyard Rabbit

A new blog focusing on those who haunt graveyards BEFORE they die: The Graveyard Rabbit is worth reading. It started October 18, and the creator has a companion blog, http://graveyardrabbithillcountry.blogspot.com/ Graveyard Rabbit of the Hill Country. This new blog is the … Continue reading

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