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My Second Conference

I have returned, tired and exhilarated, from the Guild of One-Name Studies 35th Anniversary Conference and AGM. This was held this year at the  Ashford International Hotel, in Kent. 1,700 more words

Family History

'Mad Men' star Jessica Paré finds drama in her family tree

TORONTO — If Canadian actress Jessica Paré needed inspiration to play the sultry, independent Megan Draper on the TV series Mad Men, she only had to look at her family tree. 203 more words


52 Ancestors 52 Weeks: 15th Week Reuben Walton - A Double Life

This is another post in response to the challenge of posting about 52 ancestors in 52 weeks by Amy Johnson Crow

Reuben Walton, my 1st cousin 5x removed. 1,115 more words

Ancestry Information

ANCESTRY: Learn Where you Come From

There was a time when I wanted to create an elaborate family tree as far back as possible, but I pushed it to the side…until now. 40 more words


The Family by David Laskin

One family, three fates. . .

Intrigued by rumors of a shared ancestry with an infamous villain, David Laskin uncovered the stories of his family’s past- only to discover that the truth was far more interesting. 586 more words


Genealogy: Uncovering Your Ancestry

Genealogy: Uncovering Your Ancestry
It doesn’t matter if you are just for the first time looking at your family lineage, this genealogy guide will get you on the right track to uncovering your heritage. 82 more words

A to Z Challenge: L, Letters

Dear _____,

Please write me a letter. I know email is faster and easier and cheaper but sometimes I like the way “snail mail” slows things down.  486 more words