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Jacob Bernfeld - Finding an Elusive Ancestor Part I

Rose’s father was Jacob Bernfeld.  There was absolutely no information relating to him passed down through my family.  I wanted to find out more about him and needed to get creative. 364 more words


Thoughts on Mastering Genealogical Proof: Chapter 4 Citations

During this week’s Hangout-on-air, I publically criticised Evidence Explained, widely regarded as an essential reference to genealogical citation. In particular, I find the examples for census and civil registration records in the United Kingdom confusing. 808 more words

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A Genealogy Education Plan

At last summer’s Sanford University’s IGHR I first heard, in passing, the term “genealogy education plan.”  I was immediately intrigued; I knew I needed one. 174 more words

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My Week Without Ancestry.com

A week ago I posted that I would be accepting the Week Without Ancestry.com Challenge. My simple reasons for taking part was that I felt it would be a good opportunity to spend my genealogy energies elsewhere for a few days. 92 more words

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Thoughts of Mastering Genealogical Proof: Chapter 3 Thorough Research

A reasonably exhaustive search is complete when you have sufficient evidence to draw a conclusion.  That may be just two independent sources.  It certainly does not mean finding every record in existence.  842 more words

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National Genealogy Day

Today is National Genealogy Day, which falls on the second Saturday in March. This year it also happens to fall on the birthday of my closest DNA match (Happy birthday, Steve!).   92 more words

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Genealogical Expedition : Road to Kalahari 2014

The theme of this year’s Ohio Genealogical Society’s annual conference is “Genealogical Expedition: Road to Kalahari 2014.” I attended this conference last year and feel it’s worthy of a plug. 143 more words

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