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OBITUARY: Dorothy (Francesconi) King, 88

TEWKSBURY, MA — Dorothy (Francesconi) King, age 88, a Westford resident for the past 3 years, formerly of Tewksbury, passed away at the Bridges by Epoch Assisted Living Community on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. 350 more words


Space Sunday: the last man on the Moon

Eugene Andrew “Gene” Cernan, Captain, United States Navy (retired) and former NASA astronaut, passed away on Monday, January 16th at the age of 82. The commander of Apollo 17, he was – and currently remains – the last man to walk on the surface of the Moon, in what was arguably the most significant of the Apollo lunar missions. 2,419 more words

Space Sunday

OBITUARY: Shirley L. (Bussell) Burns, 92

WILMINGTON, MA — Shirley L. Burns (Bussell), age 92 of Wilmington, MA and Welch Island, Gilford, NH, died peacefully with her family at her side on January 18, 2017. 439 more words


Fannie Mae Jett Collection

The Fannie Mae Jett Collection is located in the DeKalb History Center, 101 East Court Square, Decatur, Georgia 30030. The collection is accessible by appointment only, Tuesday – Thursday 10am – 4pm. 26 more words

Atlanta 2017

Column: A Glimpse at a New Type of Search Engine

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers:

Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst)

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Obituary | James Abner Cornett

Funeral services are planned for Mr. James Abner Cornett, 86, of Jefferson, Texas 2:00 P.M. Wednesday January 18, 2017 in the Capt. Wm. Perry Chapel of Haggard Funeral Home with Bro. 182 more words


Obituaries: Wilma Wagner

OTTUMWA-Wilma Maxine Wagner, 89, of Ottumwa, died at 9:50 p.m. January 18, 2017 at Hospice House in Ottumwa.

She was born August 2, 1927 in Salem, IA at her grandmother’s home to Clarence Ruben and Era Van Winkle McBride.  174 more words