Monthly Archives: July 2009

Moon Landing’s 40th Anniversary

My father, J. T. Powell, Jr.,  was a genuine rocket scientist, an award winner at that. So 40 years ago we were glued to the television, watching, as my father described it, test pilots trying to land a very large … Continue reading

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News Release:People Search Website Receives Traffic Surge

WEBWIRE – Following the first episode of the new series of ’Who Do You Think You Are?’, Tracesmart, leading providers of online people search tools, experienced a significant surge in visitors to their site. It would appear the programme has … Continue reading

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News Release: US Civil War Roll of Honor 1861-1865 published online by Familyrelatives.com

One of the largest and most complete Rolls of Honor for the US Civil War has been released by Familyrelatives.com. It is the first time that all 27 volumes have been made available online. Familyrelatives.com continues with more data additions … Continue reading

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Participate in this survey!

 GeneaBloggers  in partnership with GenealogyBank (http://www.genealogybank.com/) want to know  who reads and creates genealogy blogs as well as how they are used in genealogy research. The survey questions are easy to answer and the data will help GeneaBloggers identify demographics, trends … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: More from Holley

May B. Berrian wife of H. Y. Broxon Sr 1873-1930 Married May 6, 1893 She was a kind and affectionate wife a fond mother and a friend to all Note: I’m not related to the folks in this cemetery. It’s … Continue reading

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PR:Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation to Protect Archived DNA Using Biomatrica’s Room Temperature Storage

        Foundation will Use Biomatrica’s SampleMatrix(R) Technology SAN DIEGO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ — Biomatrica today announced that the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation (SMGF) will use Biomatrica’s SampleMatrix room temperature storage technology to archive its DNA samples. SMGF … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Record Pilot new collections

Twelve new collections were added to the FamilySearch Record Search pilot this week. International collections were added for Argentina, Australia, Mexico, Netherlands, and Spain. New United States collections were added for Delaware, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Rhode Island, and Utah. Happy … Continue reading

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Press Release: The Generations Network Becomes Ancestry.com

The Generations Network, the world’s leading online family history resource, today announced that it is changing its name to Ancestry.com effective immediately. “Our company has a long and fascinating history, and we’ve been through several name changes over the years. … Continue reading

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Ancestry.com Launches New ‘My Story’ Advertising Campaign

Leading Family History Web Site Spotlights Members Who Have Discovered Family Connections in Five National Television Ads PROVO, Utah  /PRNewswire/ — Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online resource for family history, will showcase the stories of five Americans who have made … Continue reading

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GeneTree Named Among Top 10 Web Sites for Storing and Sharing by Family Tree Magazine

Dynamic Family History-Sharing Site Included in Popular Genealogy Magazine’s list of 101 Best Family History Web Sites for Second Year in a Row Site Provides World’s Largest Correlated Genetic Genealogy Database to Enable Users to Uniquely Explore Genealogical Roots and … Continue reading

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