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One Never Knows What One Might Learn at the BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy

The Third Day of the 48th Annual BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy

Today Paul Milner, Mdiv, MSc will give the final keynote presentation. I have no idea what his topic will be, but I am sure it will be something interesting. 341 more words

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Now Available: Database of Over 127,000 Men Who Went On Whaling Expeditions Out of New Bedford

Now available: an online database of men who went on whaling expeditions out of New Bedford, Massachusetts. That’s over 127,000 people and spans 1809-1927. “The searchable list includes the sailor’s name, age, job title, home state or country, and in some cases notes physical characteristics, including skin and hair color. 14 more words

New Resources

Indiana Methodist Children's Home

INDIANA METHODIST CHILDREN’S HOME
Lebanon, Indiana
Phone 1015
Mrs. J. C. Coons, Supervisor

February 13, 1946

Mrs. R. S. Yegerlehner:

I received the box of Valentines and gave them out to the children this morning. 49 more words

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Will I Do? - 1913

Will I Do?    Serie 142   Printed in Germany.

This post card appears to have not been mailed – no stamp, no address, no post mark.  I include it for the picture an for the full text on the back: 322 more words

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Digging up Family Roots

If you have ever attempted to look back to see from where and from whom you have descended; if you have ever marveled over a previously undiscovered old photograph of a grandfather when he was a young man; if you have ever attempted to put pencil to paper and sketch your family tree, then you have no doubt felt the tingle of discovery of who you are, and who were those who preceded you. 386 more words

WRITING

Share Your Family’s Exciting Past. Here’s the Why and How.

“One of the most pitiful sights in the world is that of a grown man who has lost all recollection of his past…A school, a state, a nation or a society that has forgotten its own past, that knows no more the great sources of its own vigor, stands in desperate peril.”

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