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Friday's Faces From the Past!

They Are Family…  but from which Twisted Limb? 

“…to gaze into the face of another is to gaze into the depth and entirety of his life.” 10 more words

Family History

eBay: The Forgotten Archive?

I am lucky enough to be a regular user of archives at the British Library, the V&A and the National Portrait Gallery. However, some of my greatest discoveries have occurred not at these esteemed institutions, but on eBay. 1,198 more words


Wordless Wednesday!

“It is lovely to meet an old person whose face is deeply lined…”

“…a face that has been deeply inhabited, to look in the eyes and find light there.”  12 more words

Family History

Clan Mackey A Short History

The name MacKay takes its origins from the gaelic “Macaoidh” or “son of Hugh”. The identity of this Hugh is uncertain but the name probably derives from a member of the ancient Celtic royal house, whose branches disputed the throne in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. 172 more words


New Voices of Genealogy Release: Mary McCampbell Bell, CG

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Fromguest editor, Arlene V. Jennings

The 100th birthday celebration for the NGSQ continues.  Join us this month for a chat with the delightful Mary McCampbell Bell in “Becoming a Genealogist.”  Mary shares stories about her inspiration, her learning, her teachers, and the joy and strains her passion for genealogy brought to her marriage. 322 more words


Minutes: "Gump" (07/16/2014)

President Dana Goba called the meeting to order. She’s weird.
Invocation: Tim Durnin
Pledge: Tom Putnam
Raffle: Fred Gaeden brought a $60 gift certificate to Via Maestra 42 and a bottle of sparkling wine… 870 more words

Club Service

Piper Archibald MacMillan Murdoch!

“The Last O’ The Lot An The Best O’ The Bargin.”

Named after his mother Sarah MacMillan, Archibald MacMillan Murdoch was my 2nd great grand uncle.   883 more words

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