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Swiped, Stolen, Borrowed...What To Do When Your Work Is "Shared": Tuesday's Tip

Light colored eyes, weak from age and illness, stared out from between a headful of thick, wavy hair and a chinful of white whiskers.  The photograph was among a list of search returns for John P. 558 more words


Death Certificates

For about a week now, I have been writing up a list of death certificates that I would like to get for my relatives that have passed. 285 more words


WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? Kelsey Grammer Finds Past Haunted by Demons (Video)

TLC’s two-time Emmy-nominated series WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? continues tonight, and this week actor Kelsey Grammer explores his family history.

This season, TLC came back with a whole new line-up of celebrity faces, determined to follow the roots of their own family trees. 299 more words


How Genealogy Research Works:  Solomon Monroe Cohen as A Sample Case

I’ve had remarkable luck tracking most of the descendants of Moses Cohen, Jr., even with the women who are usually so much harder to track because of the change in their names when they marry.   1,925 more words

Family Information And Updates

Family History - Sharing It With The World

I have been researching my family history for 15 years now, since before our kids were born.  I promised myself (and the family) that I would eventually write a book…and so I started.   273 more words

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News You Can Use in Your New York Research

In the past week, both FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com have updated New York collections.

FamilySearch.org updated its  58 more words

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The Lineage Question

A few months ago I wrote an article about heritage. I say “about” heritage – it was more an anecdote to highlight how little heritage mattered, particularly in my mum’s and my case. 362 more words