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What's on in Genealogy? March 2015

Each month I will endeavour to put together a list of some upcoming events I have stumbled across in my adventures. They will mainly consist of Webinars, Seminars and Conferences and of course do not cover everything happening in the Genealogical world. 233 more words

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Mediæval English Dictionary: A Selective Glossary of Terms in Land Law

As you perform genealogical or historical research, you will encounter strange terms that must be understood so that you can interpret the sources examined. 614 more words

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Marriage and Wedding Tour of Thomas W. Fenner and Sallie Erwin June 5, 1883

June 28, 1883 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page)

We are glad to welcome home again our whole soul townsman, Mr. 92 more words


Women- Know Your History

Do you have curly brown hair or brown eyes?  Have you ever wished you had straight blonde hair or blue eyes?  At some point, we’ve all wished for different genes.  343 more words




b. 10 May 1880 – d. 4 January 1965

Grandma Moves to Culver Parkway Circa 1959

During the 1950s, Grandma Howland lived in an upstairs flat on East Main Street in Rochester, New York, along the bus routes that led into the city and converged at Main & Clinton, the heart of downtown amid bustling office buildings and the iconic department stores of the time: Sibley, Lindsay & Curr; McCurdy’s; and the B. 357 more words

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Why Don't You Just Use Ancestry?

I get asked that question a lot, and in light of what’s been going on with the proposed Indiana state budget, I thought I’d take an opportunity to discuss why local history and genealogy departments cannot and should not be replaced by Ancestry.   642 more words

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Using U.S. and State Census Records

In doing the research on my grandmother, I have been referring to U.S. and New York State Census records – thank you ancestry.com.  For a while I have been puzzling over an entry listing Cabella G. 142 more words

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