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WHYS: Palestinian women

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 13th), 5.51-5.59pm, on bbc radio 4
world have your say (presented by anu anand) concludes with…

“Why Palestinian women are turning to social media to fight back against censorship of their names: female candidates in the elections had their actual names removed and replaced by the wife of so-and-so, the sister of so-and-so, the mother of so-and-so.”

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Power of Published Genealogy Queries

Genealogy researchers today are so blessed with a wealth of family data online that it is easy to forget the old-fashioned tool — queries published in genealogy magazines in print format. 505 more words


Surname Counts - Genealogy Fun

I am joining all the others out there who are doing the Genea-Musings Saturday Night Genealogy Fun.

I used Family Tree Maker 2014 to create this report.   101 more words


Secondary Sources: Newspapers Online

I am preoccupied with the final editing of Gypsy and the Bird Man, a cultural family history. I wrote about my mother’s fund raisers and realized my memory lacked specifics. 531 more words

What's in a name?

Chris and I have been married almost five months now, and just last Thursday finally received our marriage certificate. (Phew!) The best part is that I am now officially, government ID certified, a Howard. 576 more words

Recently Updated Rootsweb Database - 2016

It has been a while since I have updated this Blog, so here is a new bit of information.

This is a link to my recently updated “Rootsweb” Database (family tree) for my Silver/Silvers family connection: 27 more words


It Does Not Make Sense Episode 2

I don’t get it. One of my cousins who had been married for nearly 20 years and divorced for the past 2 or 3 years is still using her ex’s surname. 336 more words