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Greetings from Alaska

I found this old photo in an antique mall in Auburn, Indiana.  My Grandmother was a Mary Louise so this had to come home with me.  298 more words

A Year in the Life of An Ancestor

At a recent Genealogy Networking Group meeting several people responded to the challenge of writing up an ancestor’s profile on one particular day or year. They agreed to share them on the blog. 306 more words


A Sad Situation

Week 46: #52 Ancestors – Random Fact

By Eilene Lyon

“Benjamin Hull Jones, a native of Ohio, became dissipated, and by accident shot away a large portion of his face.”

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Wrapping Up the Year - Genealogy Tips

Over the past couple of months, I have tried to share some basic tips and information on approaching and succeeding with your family history efforts. We have started from the… 1,241 more words

Family History

True Crime Today: Another Murder Solved By Genealogy Technology; Expanded Search For Jayme Closs

In Carlsbad, CA…

Yet another cold case murder has been solved, this time thanks to both genealogy and forensic technology.The Carlsbad Police Department and San Diego County Sheriffs Office announced yesterday that David Mabrito has been identified as the perpetrator in the 2007 murder of 39-year-old Jodine Serrin. 593 more words


Research Tip: Check Your Assumptions

Researching and documenting many of my ancestors have not been accomplished without mistakes from time to time. Mistakes can easily come from drawing the wrong conclusions from one (or more) sources. 1,450 more words