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Nearly my Ancestors: or how I almost climbed the wrong (very exciting) family tree

Recently, I issued a challenge to help me find the parents of my great great grandmother, Mary Cardell. Thanks to helpful fellow family historians I confirmed that she had a sister, Catherine. 571 more words

Family History

Picture of the Day: An audio class in 1966

Pupils in an audio class at Kingsleigh School in Bournemouth in July 1966.

from Bournemouth Echo | Echoes http://bit.ly/2GqCffX


Remembering Our Ancestors: Steward Leslie Denney

Today, we wish to remember our (2nd) great-grandfather Steward Leslie Denney, who would have celebrated his 143rd birthday earlier this week.  We wonder if he spelled his name Stewerd, as it says on his headstone, or Steward, as it says on several documents, but it probably doesn’t matter a whole lot.  180 more words


TED Talks: Family History

I was warned by experienced family researchers that once I started my family tree I would become addicted! They were right. Writing stories, finding connections and stalking my family members (both near and far) for snippets of information have become all consuming. 656 more words

Family History

It's Not Your Job to Keep Other People's Secrets and Lies*

Standard Legal and Medical Disclaimers:

I am not a medical health professional and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as medical advice. 700 more words

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FamilyTree DNA Sale Ends April 25, 2019

When I checked FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) https://www.familytreedna.com/#/productCards for prices just now, they have finally started their DNA Day Sale, ends April 25, 2019. I checked after seeing the sale and noticed they sent me an e-mail announcing the sale at… 99 more words


Uncle Charles and Aunt Bertha Bushnell

Was I ever surprised when I found this article about my Uncle and Aunt on Google Search!! This is actually from a blog called, SMD Local HistoryBlog… 636 more words