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Why is family history so difficult? (4)

Continuing my exploration of first name frequency.  This sequence started here.

The most dramatic change was the decline in dominance of the traditional top ten names, especially among females where the top tne names dropped from 68% in 1860-1879 to just 35% in 1900-1919. 875 more words


Why is family history so difficult? (3)

To recap:

Previous posts in this sequence here:  one, two

The following line graphs show that decline in the frequency of the top three names was steeper. 152 more words


Why is family history so difficult (2)

This post continues analysis of the decline in popularity of traditional first names in England and Wales and in Andrew’s Kindred (my own family tree) ( 358 more words


Obama Ratchets-Up Military Preparations Against Russia

by Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org

An article published May 7th by Andrei Akulov brings together mainly Western news sources, all solid, to make the case that U.S. 1,798 more words


Using local BMD Indexes

If you’ve got a subscription to Ancestry, FindMyPast or any similar genealogical website you probably use it to search for post 1837 civil registrations of births, marriages and deaths. 796 more words

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3 Keys To Your Bone Health

Bone density is not just a woman’s issue. According to WebMD, about 20% of people with osteoporosis, or thinning of the bone, are actually men. Diet, exercise, hormone levels and genetics all can play a role in your bone’s health. 344 more words

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National Pet day!

Hello strangers of the internet!

You’ve guessed it today is national pet day! A day dedicated to making everyone aware that we have pets that we probably love more then our significant others. 77 more words

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