Monthly Archives: November 2008
The nom de plume of Pat Richley, author of DearMYRTLEs Joy of Genealogy (2006), The Everything Online Genealogy Book (2000), instructor at DearMYRTLEs Salt Lake Study Group, hostess of DearMYRTLEs Family History Hour genealogy podcasts, author of Teach Genealogy Blog, … Continue reading
In an attempt to make DNA diagnosis more available and affordable, nine people plan to post their medical records and the DNA sequence of about one-fifth of their genes on the Web. The American College of Medical Genetics wants you … Continue reading
New York City-based 2AFRIKA, INC. announced a new addition to its Safari Portfolio – an 11-DAY PRESIDENTIAL HERITAGE SAFARI – introducing president-elect Barack H. Obama’s Ancestral Heritage. The 11-DAY PRESIDENTIAL HERITAGE SAFARI will depart dailyfrom the United States, bound for … Continue reading
The next two months will give you lots of opportunities to gather many generations of your family together: Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Hannukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa. Plan NOW to ask your oldest relatives for some oral history. You can’t do it … Continue reading
I’ve talked before about the value of finding an ancestor’s diary. My great-grandmother kept a diary when they homesteaded from Indiana to Oregon. Later they had to move back east to care for an elderly relative, but she regaled my … Continue reading
Go vote. Take a book or an MP3 player with you, stand in line however long it takes, and vote!
Over 30 million names or record images were added to FamilySearchs Record Search pilot. Significant data was published from 3 U.S. Census indexing projects (1850,1860, and 1870). Digital image collections were added for Massachusetts , Argentina, Brazil, Czech Republic, Louisiana, … Continue reading