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Story time- Family history work

The person that lead to this blog post even existing doesn’t know (appropriate to say on 18-9-2014 when I started writing this) how much of an impact they made when they were telling about their week, hence why I’m so grateful for what it allowed me to achieve. 359 more words


Can you really pinpoint DNA Ancestry in Africa to one tribe?

If you’re African American, can you really know what tribe you come from? It’s a question I’ve been fielding via email and through comments on my blog. 1,377 more words

Family History

More than just names and addresses

This is an excellent article about digitizing city directories and using them in genealogical research. Thanks to Vita Brevis and Emily Baldoni for the information! 67 more words

Digital Genealogy

An Unexpected Helping Hand: Tracing Ancestors in their Country of Origin

Here are some excellent tips on tracing your ancestors in their country of origin. I know from personal experience how difficult this can be, and I can’t wait to use these tips in my own research. 71 more words


What are we living for?

❤️ I was told, “Most people aren’t as in touch with their ancestry as you are. It’s good you want to learn more. “ It’s true.  322 more words

Here's Amy....

After my last post, in which I’d lost Amy somewhere in the Antipodes, an acquaintance from New Zealand sent me an email highlighting a couple of news articles from the country’s archives which mention Amy. 717 more words


There are many outside the United Kingdom who woke up, or came to, this morning wondering what happened in the Scottish independence referendum. Those that woke up wanted to know the outcome, and those that came to knew the result and questioned why it failed. 569 more words

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