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RootsTech 2015 is over. Whether you attended RootsTech 2015 or not you can now watch some of the keynote addresses or popular classes. Click on the link below to see archived video sessions from RootsTech 2015:

RootsTech 2015 Celebrating Families

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13. In Memoriam: Pvt. Michael McClain

Except for limited notes at the end, all references and additional information on the persons in this entry are given in two volumes. The first is the…

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The Art of Conversation

The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often means the opposite.

Thomas Sowell…

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Inverted knees and stalagmites

A little while ago, I wandered into a shopping mall in Sydney’s CBD for a bit of late-afternoon window-shopping. Prowling malls is not something I do on a regular basis, but with fifteen minutes to spare before attending a seminar in the adjacent building and with nowhere else to go, it seemed like a good idea. 896 more words


William Lanceley

In reply to a blog comment, the other day, I suggested that genealogy which is a list of names and dates is just a tad uninteresting. 351 more words


Going beyond Ancestry

Clicking around through a family tree is certainly more technologically advanced than most family historians ever thought were possible. Though online services can be user-friendly and can amalgamate different sources and pieces of information, they can only parse through so much — and only what has been digitized. 115 more words

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