Monthly Archives: June 2009

Vital stats

It’s my daughter’s birthday. She was born on my paternal grandmother’s birthday, just continuing the trend of vital stats on special days. My parents were married Christmas Day 1946 My oldest brother was born July 4 1948 My other brother … Continue reading

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We’re Related press release

PROVO, Utah, June 19 /PRNewswire/ — We’re Related on Facebook, already the number four most popular application and the number one social application for families, launched its first commerce-related social marketing campaign, which drove more than 122,000 unique visitors to … Continue reading

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VitalSearch updates

Database completions and developments since last newsletter: June 16, 2009: 1888-1937 New York City Grooms: HERE 1937 (sample) – Manhattan,Brooklyn,Bronx,Queens,Richmond(Staten Island): sample image May 12, 2009: 1880-1920 California State Vital Records Search Results: Premium Search Members* can view Here (Virtual-Film). … Continue reading

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Family Search pilot adds records –Press Release

Six million new records were added to the FamilySearch Record Search pilot this week. The much anticipated Louisiana and Idaho death records are now available. The states of Delaware, District of Columbia, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, and New Mexico were … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Father’s Day

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Tombstone Tuesday: More from Holley, FL

Veteran at Harper Cemetery:Sidney S. Crabtree Spanish American War.

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June 12

It’s Miss Frances’ birthday. She would have been 83 today.

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MyHeritage launches a new version of its photo service

New features include photo uploads from mobile devices, a new and improved interface for  automatic photo tagging and new photo slideshows Tel Aviv, Israel  June 10, 2009  MyHeritage, one of the world’s most popular family Web sites, today announced a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: My father’s aunts

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Tombstone Tuesday: Brownie Rock Obituary

A good friend of our family died this week. Brownie Rock (click for his official obituary) Brownie majored in accounting at Bowling Green College of Commerce, now Western Kentucky University, at about the same time as my father-in-law, but I believe … Continue reading

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