Monthly Archives: July 2009

9th Edition

I’m considering whether to write a 9th edition of Genealogy Online.What would my dear readers like to see in a new edition? More on social networking? Multimedia? Databases?I’m listening….let me hear from you!

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Family Legends: Inspiration not gospel

The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best – and therefore never scrutinize or question. – Stephen Jay Gould I have some family legends I’d love to prove or disprove: That “Toxie” was the name of a … Continue reading

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New Archivist nominated

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary____________________________________________________________________For Immediate Release                                                 July 28, 2009NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE: Kelvin James Cochran, of Louisiana, to be Administrator of the United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, … Continue reading

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Hamrick Genealogy Information

 Little Shop of Memories, www.littleshopofmemories.com has been updated.  All sections of the genealogy section has had new entries.  In addition, a large number of new photos have been added to the picture area.  Several photo provided by Fred Sams – taken at … Continue reading

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Third Edition of Polish Genealogy Guide Published: “A Translation Guide to 19th-Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents”

SKOKIE, IL–(Marketwire – July 27, 2009) – The Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois (JGSI) is pleased to announce the publication of the third edition of “A Translation Guide to 19th-Century Polish-Language Civil-Registration Documents (including Birth, Marriage and Death Records).” This … Continue reading

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DNA Genealogy News Roundup

      Harvard prof Gates is half-Irish, related to cop who arrested him Irish Central   Local genealogists enjoy the mysteries of their own past Wicked Local Lancaster – Jason Crotty – ‎Jul 24, 2009‎   I keep saying I’m going to do a DNA test on the … Continue reading

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Press Release: International Projects on FamilySearch

New projects for Italy, New Zealand, Perú, and the U.S. were added this month. FamilySearch has 42 international indexing projects underway currently (see charts below). It has a growing need for more volunteers who can help with the increasing number … Continue reading

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Press Release: New Record Collections at FamilySearch

New record collections were added to the FamilySearch Record Search pilot this week for Cheshire, England, Minnesota, and New York.These collections can be searched for free at the FamilySearch.org Record Search pilot (click Search Records, and then click Record Search pilot).Special thanks … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: A recipe from Mimi’s Box

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Tombstone Tuesday

More from Holley: The tombstone reads: Rose Marie Dau of Mr. & Mrs. A.P. Bray Dec 29 1928 October 24 1929 A little bud of love To bloom with God above. This is another tombstone from the cemetery in Holley:

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