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Surname Saturday : Geogen Surname Mapping in Germany

Geogen Surname Mapping is a website created by Christoph Stöpel that graphically displays the current geographical distribution of surnames in Germany based on telephone book data. 142 more words


Gaenovium – Keys to Open Data and Open Standards

On 7 October 2014, a group of genealogy technologists gathered in Leiden, The Netherlands, for the first Gaenovium conference. Although small with around 25 delegates, it was certainly forward looking and shows promise of things to come. 667 more words

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DC Orphan Records, Washington DC area orphanges

We get many requests for records concerning orphans who were cared for at orphanages run by the DCs. We do not have case files on individual orphans, and for most orphanages we do not even have names of children. 59 more words

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