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Gravestone missing for more than 60 years returns to Winston-Salem church

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myfox8.com - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — For more than 60 years, the original gravestone of infant Johannes Walk had been missing from the cemetery at Friedberg Moravian Church near Winston-Salem, with no clues to it...

History of Jewish Migration to the United States

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blogs.ancestry.com - Jews have been coming to the Americas literally since Columbus discovered America. Luis De Torres, a Jew, was Columbus’ interpreter on his maiden trip. Migration of Jews through the centuries, for ...

World’s Largest Family Reunion Founder to Speak at World’s Largest Family History Event

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familysearch.org - What do George and Barbara Bush, Daniel Radcliffe, Abraham Lincoln, and Gwyneth Paltrow have in common? They’re all cousins of RootsTech 2015 keynote speaker A.J. Jacobs! We are excited to announce...

Video Release: D. Joshua Taylor, A Great Generation of Americans

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preservethepensions.org - The fourth and final video release for the month of October brings us D. Joshua Taylor, speaking on how you can contribute to this incredible effort. The new Preserve the Pensions promotional video...

Cool GenStuff - Wednesday 29 October 2014

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hackgenealogy.com - Today is Wednesday, 29 October 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy! ©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

Enter the MyHeritage Halloween Contest and Win a $240 Prize Package!

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geneabloggers.com - Have you hit a ”dead end” when it comes to your family history research? Are you ”haunted” by ancestors just waiting to be found? What about all those obituaries and cemetery listings that seem to ...

Finding Your Roots - Season 2 - Episode 6 - Now Available for Online Viewing

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geneabloggers.com - In the new season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on PBS, this week’s episode featured Angela Bassett, Valerie Jarrett and Nas. The episode is entitled We Come From People and can...

Free Technology for Teachers: Visualizing Emancipation - An Interactive Map for U.S. History Students

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Illinois State Genealogical Society Blog: ISGS $10,000 War of 1812 Pension Match Challenge Update

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Genealogy Blogging Beat - Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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What Happens to Your Social Security Number When You Die

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gizmodo.com - Since 1935, the Social Security Administration has been issuing numbers to permanent residents of the United States. Nine simple digits distinguish each American from his or her fellow residents. T...

Millions of 'orphan' artworks and historic documents to be seen under new copyright laws - News - Art - The Independent

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independent.co.uk - A new licensing scheme launched by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is designed to give wider access to at least 91m creative works which have largely remained hidden from p...

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