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Published by TheAndestorHunt Blog: District of Columbia Online Historical Newspapers Summary - Updated 2015

The District of Columbia does not have a single central online repository for searching historical newspapers, but they use the Library of Congress Chronicling America site as their main site for searching old newspapers. 27 more words


Published by Dick Eastman: Ireland Reaching Out Creates “Reverse Genealogy”

Ireland Reaching Out, also called Ireland XO, is a non-profit organisation financed largely by the Irish government. The organization tracks down the descendants of those who left for America, Australia and other countries. 27 more words


Mother and Daughter Share Death Date

Coincidences abound in my family tree.

But this one made me do a double-take.

My grandmother and her mother died on the same date – July 2nd – 29 years apart.


Yellow bricks

In my genealogical novels about the family history of the Radwinter family, the main character Thomas researches the lives of his forebears; here are no ‘exciting’ discoveries of links to royalty or famous people, just ordinary lives of ordinary people – which is the same for most of us! 330 more words

Bits And Pieces

2 July 2015: The Rogers family and the Rogerenes

Today I thought I’d post another interesting Rogers Family item I found while cleaning up my Genealogy files on my hard drive. I keep the vast majority of my genealogy computer files on a portable hard drive, which has come in handy when I’ve bought a new laptop. 6,150 more words


No Vacation is Complete


This week my husband and I are doing a Harley trip. We are going to Victoria, British Columbia to attend a HOG Rally.  HOG stands for Harley Owner’s Group. 213 more words

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