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70 years apart, together again - The Daily Gate City, Keokuk, Iowa: Home

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Genealogy Ninja

dailygate.com - After more than 70 years of separation, Jesse “Corky” Rye of Revere, Mo., was reunited this fall with his sister and brother in Keokuk. “1941 was the last time I’d seen them,” Rye said of his sibli...

Diary of an Australian Genealogist: Genealogy notes 11-18 Dec 2014 - more AFFHO Congress interviews

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lyn friswell

diaryofanaustraliangenealogist.blogspot.com - Hard to believe Christmas is now only a week away and the New Year a week after that - but then I say that every year. We have hosted a party for the neighbours and most of the shopping is done, th...

The British GENES Blog (GEnealogy News & EventS): ScotlandsPeople website to be overhauled

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COSCA

britishgenes.blogspot.com - The National Records of Scotland (www.nrscotland.gov.uk) is advertising a service contract for a consultancy to redesign the ScotlandsPeople platform at www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, which has been r...

Opening the Genealogy Flood 'Gates'

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eurweb.com - *Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research at Harvard University. Emmy Award-winning fi...

West in New England: ADVENT CALENDAR OF CHRISTMAS MEMORIES: PARTIES-OBJECTS IN THE REAR VIEW MIRROR

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Carla Love Maitland

westinnewengland.blogspot.com - ADVENT CALENDAR OF CHRISTMAS MEMORIES: PARTIES-OBJECTS IN THE REAR VIEW MIRROR I don’t recall many holiday parties from my earlier childhood. In our family folks were too busy working or shopping a...

Legacy News: How to create a 2015 birthday / anniversary calendar using Legacy Family Tree

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Legacy Family Tree

news.legacyfamilytree.com - With the new year approaching, why not resolve to be a better relative by remembering family birthdays and anniversaries? (Here's what happened when I forgot this year.) Two features of Legacy Fami...

Family Tree Christmas subscription offer - Family Tree

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Family Tree

family-tree.co.uk - Go to www.abmsubscriptions.co.uk to subscribe by direct debit or call 0800 612 8377. About Bomber Command: The Victoria Cross Raids The crews of Bomber Command are often described as the bravest of...

Family Tree Christmas 2014 - Family Tree

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Family Tree

family-tree.co.uk - Family Tree Christmas 2014 is on sale now and filled with delights to see you through the festive season. Take stock of your family history research this year, and look forward to another year of g...

Tuesday's Genealogy Tip - Lisa Lisson

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Genealogy Ninja

lisalisson.com - You might enjoy these earlier posts on gathering your family’s oral history!

Irish Genealogy News: Latest from Ireland Genealogy Archives Project

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Christina Hunt

irishgenealogynews.com - Headstone in Mt Jerome Cemetery. Photo copyright Yvonne Russell The following items have been added to the Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives since the beginning of December. They've all been subm...

Jana's Genealogy and Family History Blog: A Wonderful Family History Christmas Gift

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Jana Last

janasgenealogyandfamilyhistory.blogspot.com - NOTE: This is a repost from January 2014. On December 25, 2013, I received a very special Christmas gift. This wonderful gift was given to me by my daughter and son-in-law. Inside this frame is a m...

Pen and Sword Books: Tracing Your Family History on the Internet - Paperback

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Mary McGonigal

pen-and-sword.co.uk - This fully revised second edition of Chris Paton's best-selling guide is essential reading if you want to make effective use of the internet in your family history research. Every day new records a...

Jana's Genealogy and Family History Blog: Favorite Family Recipes ~ Molasses Fruit Bars

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Mary McGonigal

janasgenealogyandfamilyhistory.blogspot.com - Molasses Fruit Bars are one of our family's favorite recipes. And it's another recipe that was printed in the Relief Society cookbook called "The Best of Everything." Last year I shared a recipe fo...

Combating family history misconceptions

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Mary McGonigal

familyshare.com - A few years ago, my grandma and aunt put together family history books complete with pictures, stories, and pedigree charts for members of the family. I was fortunate enough to receive a copy. It i...

“My Aunt, One of the Rosie the Riveters”

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Valerie Hughes

genealogywithvalerie.wordpress.com - On a cold winter morning on the 14th of November, 1919, Margaret Ruth Hughes was born in Sweetwater Missouri. She was the youngest of 11 siblings. Being raised on a farm in rural Missouri she spent...

The absolutely perfect recipe for Irish coffee - IrishCentral.com

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Family Tree Tours

irishcentral.com - Irish coffee was invented by Limerick chef Joseph Sheridan in 1942 to welcome Americans visiting Ireland. The travelers arrived in the west of Ireland on a cold winter night, so Sheridan added whis...

Genealogy Today: Google Your Ancestors - Green Valley News: Easy Living

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Mary McGonigal

gvnews.com - Have you Googled your ancestors lately? If not, you might be surprised at what you can find. We all routinely use Google for shopping, weather, maps and news, but it can also be a treasure house of...

Did Civil War Soldiers Have PTSD? | History

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Jack Coffee

smithsonianmag.com - In the summer of 1862, John Hildt lost a limb. Then he lost his mind.  The 25-year-old corporal from Michigan saw combat for the first time at the Seven Days Battle in Virginia, where he was shot i...

Prince Vallar, pioneering tattooist - ScotlandsPeople

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Mary McGonigal

scotlandspeople.gov.uk - Prince Vallar, pioneering tattooist A tattoo specialist calling himself ‘Prince Valler’ is the most unusual person revealed in a snapshot of Scotland in 1925 that is being released by the National ...

Historical Christmas gift guide | News

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Congress 2015

blog.findmypast.com.au - Join in the conversation by commenting below for the chance to win the best Christmas present of all, a month’s free subscription to Findmypast! Avoid the Christmas shopping crowds this year – Find...

Big Little Books Delivered Pint-Size Childhood Adventures

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Hanneman Archive

hannemanarchive.com - For a child growing up in the 1930s and 1940s, big adventure often came in small packages. Like many boys his age, David D. Hanneman (1933-2007) was an avid collector of Big Little Books. These chu...

Louise

I am a genealogy addict and want to share! Started tracing my family history 22 years ago and still not finished!