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RootsFinder Acquired by FindMyPast

I was digging through FindMyPast and RootsFinder when I ran across this tidbit: https://www.rootsfinder.com/blog/were-joining-findmypast/.

RootsFinder is excited to announce its acquisition by Findmypast. Findmypast gives us the support of a large company and the world’s most respected source of UK records.

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Tristram Hull

On this day, 22 February 1667, Tristram Hull (my 11th great-grandfather) passed away.

Circa 1624, Tristram Hull was born in Northleigh, Devonshire, England to the… 2,116 more words


Family Tree Magazine 2019 – Surname Research Series

In the March 2019 issue, the surname series continues with us looking at the size of a study, watching out for anomalies & plotting surname origins. 34 more words

One-Name Studies

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Genealogy Information

If you aren’t familiar with the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) genealogy section, https://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/genealogy.html, it’s worth a look if you are looking for people who might be in it. 116 more words

Blog Specific

FindMyPast Fridays February 22, 2019

FindMyPast Fridays showed up late Thursday evening (my time): https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-febraury-2629657553.html

There are over 800,000 new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Firday.

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Mulder Family Reunion Photo

I am posting more “new” photos today and relaxing about not doing research outside of the photos (for now).

This photo is a Mulder family reunion. 207 more words


Matryoshkas & My Matrilineal Matriarch

Have you ever seen a set of wooden dolls, each one of decreasing size placed inside another? These nesting dolls are called matryoshkas, which means  “little matrons.” 881 more words