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One of the most iconic events in history.

Johannes Gutenberg was born in 1398, the son of an upper-class merchant, Gutenberg was a blacksmith and a goldsmith. Little is known about Gutenberg’s early life, or his early education. Gutenberg started to work on a printing device that would … Continue reading

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We Salute Our Veterans – Continuing the Love and Honor

Continuing to honor our heroes from yesterday and today. via We Salute Our Veterans – Continuing the Love and Honor — Garden of Souls at Mount Olivet Cemetery

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Great tips on using DNA for genealogy research

Forewarning. This is Veronica, the other Genealogy Sister, writing today. You’ll be glad to know that Maryann who writes 99.9% of the posts will be back online with a new post very soon. I decided to make a rare appearance … Continue reading

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Finding “Hidden” records on family search

If you are reading this, you are most likely familiar with searching for records on FamilySearch. What you may not be familiar with are three types of “hidden” records you can utilize on FamilySearch – images that aren’t indexed but … Continue reading

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#NaBloPoMo – Day Three – Genealogy Day Three of – Cheer Peppers NanoPoblano 30 Day Challenge. Ways to Avoid Genealogy Grief for anyone setting out on Researching their Family History. 1. Always note the source of information that you are … Continue reading

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At the end of each year, I look back at my research and celebrate my research progress, and what at fantastic year 2016 was. For the second year in a row, I did not disown anyone! I broke through 2 … Continue reading

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Genealogy DNA Testing—A Case Study

Richard Carpenter remembers an argument that broke out among his Carpenter relatives at a family reunion in the late 1920’s. Richard’s father shouted, “Well, I’m just going to change my name to Medlock, which is what it’s supposed to be … Continue reading

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Some great genealogy blogs here!

Genealogists are coming together this week at RootsTech, a conference exploring family history and technology. Here’s a look at a few genealogy blogs on WordPress.com. via Back to Your Roots: Blogging About Genealogy and Family History — Discover

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#NaBloPoMo – Day Three – Genealogy — Ramblings of a Writer

#NaBloPoMo – Day Three – Genealogy Day Three of – Cheer Peppers NanoPoblano 30 Day Challenge. Ways to Avoid Genealogy Grief for anyone setting out on Researching their Family History. 1. Always note the source of information that you are … Continue reading

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Ill Advised? — Write Minds

Francesca’s been investigating the death certificates of her ancestors in the hope it will help her with research for her novel. For anyone who’s been watching the TV series, Poldark, you’ll know that one of the characters died of something … Continue reading

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