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Genealogy group plans meeting - Kokomo Tribune

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:11:34 +0000


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Genealogy group plans meeting
Kokomo Tribune
Howard County Genealogical Society will have a show-and-tell program at a meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 10 at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library, 220 N. Union St., rooms A and B. Those who attend may bring a snack. For more information ...

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What's It Worth?: Family history can unlock secrets of antiques - The Mercury News

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:02:36 +0000

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What's It Worth?: Family history can unlock secrets of antiques
The Mercury News
Again, family history provided provenance and a logical story for how the sheet was acquired in the first place. On the other hand, I recently wrote an inventory for a 102-year-old woman. This lovely centenarian has a Matisse that she has treasured for ...

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Cuban dictactor tied to family history - Shawnee News Star

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:23:59 +0000

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Chicago Tribune

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Cuban dictactor tied to family history
Shawnee News Star
The news of the death of Fidel Castro last week reminded me of the life story of a man whose personal experience with the dictator has become a part of my family history. Robert McArdle was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., to first-generation Irish American ...
Cuba's history didn't start with Fidel CastroChicago Tribune

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Prep football preview: Huss LB Marcus Mauney has long family ... - Gaston Gazette

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 02:05:10 +0000


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Prep football preview: Huss LB Marcus Mauney has long family ...
Gaston Gazette
Tony Mauney, an asisstant coach for Huss and Marcus's father, played for on state-title winning teams for Shelby in the 1980s.

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Rockford native left in 'total shock' after receiving Ancestry.com DNA results - Rockford Register Star

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:36:17 +0000

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Rockford native left in 'total shock' after receiving Ancestry.com DNA results
Rockford Register Star
Rockford native Dick Nelson in 1961. Nelson grew up thinking that he was primarily of Swedish heritage. He recently discovered through an Ancestry.com DNA test that he's 45 percent Italian/Greek and only 5 percent Swedish. PHOTO PROVIDED.




Family history laid out - Shepparton News

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:47:24 +0000

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Family history laid out
Shepparton News
More than 120 Gribben family descendants on Sunday celebrated the launch of Robert Gribben's book A Cornish Songline, which explores the history of the family. The book centres on brothers Joseph, Paul and Edwin Gribben, from Cornwall, who travelled ...




Finley home incorporates family history into Christmas décor - Bluff Country Newspaper Group

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:05:33 +0000

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Finley home incorporates family history into Christmas décor
Bluff Country Newspaper Group
Finley's home features things that mean the most to her, from the teacups and teapots she's collected since she was young to the Christmas tree in the basement that holds the ornaments that belong to her son and daughter, for a “welcome home” to a ...




In Cuba's history, a family divided - Minnesota Public Radio News

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:11:13 +0000

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In Cuba's history, a family divided
Minnesota Public Radio News
In 1980, the Mariel boatlift brought wave after wave of Cuban immigrants to Florida's shores. More than 120,000 Cubans fled the island over six months, splitting apart families as some fled and others stayed. Derek Palacio's new novel, "The ...




AncestryDNA vs 23andMe: Which genetic test should you take? - Genetic Literacy Project

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:10:39 +0000

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AncestryDNA vs 23andMe: Which genetic test should you take?
Genetic Literacy Project
Ancestry's test, as the name suggests, is all about family histories and geneaology. What you will find is information about where your family comes from, and how that connects you to other potential ancestors. Ancestry also helps you link up the DNA ...




What the Election Analyses Are Leaving Out - History News Network (HNN)

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 21:59:42 +0000

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History News Network (HNN)

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What the Election Analyses Are Leaving Out
History News Network (HNN)
DNA and ancestry research shows that among my own ancestors in Europe in Scotland and England, and in Africa in Ghana and other West African countries, this was the pattern: indigenous people in Britain aligned with William the Conqueror and ...




Who DO you think you are, Cheryl? BBC ancestry show omits pop star's surname - Daily Mail

Sun, 27 Nov 2016 00:14:06 +0000

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Who DO you think you are, Cheryl? BBC ancestry show omits pop star's surname
Daily Mail
It seems the glamorous former Girls Aloud singer and X Factor judge is missing a vital clue in the search for her ancestors: a surname. She is described simply as 'Cheryl' in a BBC trailer and publicity material for her appearance on the show in December.

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FAMILY BRANCHES: Volunteer to help others find their genealogy - Newsandtribune

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 18:08:14 +0000

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FAMILY BRANCHES: Volunteer to help others find their genealogy
Newsandtribune
In this season of giving and good will toward men, consider volunteering to help others who may be searching for a family research document or photograph from your area. A website, "Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness,” is looking for volunteers to ...




Branching out: Genealogy combines mystery solving, family history - Emporia Gazette

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 12:02:13 +0000

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Branching out: Genealogy combines mystery solving, family history
Emporia Gazette
Genealogy, the study and tracing of lines of descent or development, is the fastest growing hobby in the United States. “People want to know where they came from,” Ryann Brooks, director of research at the Lyon County History Center said. “They want to ...




Looking for family history, Daily News editor uncovers a murder - Philly.com

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 11:32:46 +0000

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Philly.com

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Looking for family history, Daily News editor uncovers a murder
Philly.com
This is the only known photo of Shorty and Della, taken in 1934 (from left): son G.W., father Wrentham Badger “Shorty” Valentine, daughter Maurnice, daughter Willie Fern, daughter Maureen, mother Della Valentine, daughter Juanita and son Eugene.




Tired Of Same Old Travel Plans, Get Yourself An Ancestry Test And Rediscover Your Roots! - Indiatimes.com

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:23:45 +0000

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Tired Of Same Old Travel Plans, Get Yourself An Ancestry Test And Rediscover Your Roots!
Indiatimes.com
I was amazed when my parents told me that we are actually pahadis, mountain people," shares Abhinav Singh. "My ancestors came from Srinagar in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. A mass migration led us to move to the plains of Baansgaon village.




LoRene Jackson - Kearney Hub

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 07:20:58 +0000

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Kearney Hub

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LoRene Jackson
Kearney Hub
HOLDREGE — LoRene June “Blondie” Jackson, 83, of Holdrege, formerly of Overton, died of pancreatic cancer Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, at Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Nelson-Bauer Funeral ...




Genealogy group helps German heritage searchers with library donation - Merrillfotonews

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:22:59 +0000

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Genealogy group helps German heritage searchers with library donation
Merrillfotonews
The North Pines Genealogy Group and individual NPGG members began purchasing volumes of the Germans to America (GTA) series and donating them to T.B. Scott Library in January 2007. Last April, the group achieved their goal of purchasing the ...




Genealogy Club members into family roots - Brazosport Facts (subscription)

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:05:03 +0000

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Genealogy Club members into family roots
Brazosport Facts (subscription)
LAKE JACKSON — Armed with a laptop, a list of a dozen ancestry websites and persistence, members of the Lake Jackson Genealogy Club can dig at anyone's family tree to find their roots. “I think everybody's looking for that famous ancestor,” said Sue ...




EastEnders' Danny Dyer has viewers in hysterics as he traces ancestry in Who Do You Think You Are? - Mirror.co.uk

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 22:54:38 +0000

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EastEnders' Danny Dyer has viewers in hysterics as he traces ancestry in Who Do You Think You Are?
Mirror.co.uk
It wasn't just the way Danny reacted to news that he was a descendant of Edward III, but it was what he said when looking around some of his ancestors' former homes. While skulking around Hampton Court Palace, he stopped in the large banquet hall and ...
Who Do You Think You Are? review – arise, King Danny DyerThe Guardian

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You took a DNA test and it says you are Native American. So what? - PRI

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:30:10 +0000

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You took a DNA test and it says you are Native American. So what?
PRI
That's what Kathryn Marlow wanted to know. She's a radio producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's 180. Marlow started looking into what these genetic ancestry tests are really telling us. “Different companies have different databases but ...

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'New job.' 'Benign.' 'Miss you Mom.': Family history, as recorded on holiday tablecloths - Philly.com

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 08:01:00 +0000


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'New job.' 'Benign.' 'Miss you Mom.': Family history, as recorded on holiday tablecloths
Philly.com
A 2011 story in the Allentown Morning Call described a local family whose members began signing their holiday tablecloths in 1990, while other anecdotal accounts credit Oprah Winfrey or craft magazines. "My aunt Elsie Zeppa started the tradition of ...




Community Notes: Historical Society offers genealogy class - The Sheboygan Press

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 22:23:35 +0000

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Community Notes: Historical Society offers genealogy class
The Sheboygan Press
Historical Society offers genealogy classes. The Sheboygan County Historical Research Center continues its 2016-2017 season of genealogy classes. The next class, to be held Monday, Dec. 12, is entitled “German Genealogy.” Participants will learn how to ...




Don't want to talk politics? Get interested in genealogy leading into Thanksgiving dinner - WTOV Steubenville

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:19:50 +0000

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Don't want to talk politics? Get interested in genealogy leading into Thanksgiving dinner
WTOV Steubenville
There's a genealogy room inside the Schiappa Branch of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. You can find micro-film readers to look at old newspapers. There are hundreds of old yearbooks. And with a library card, you can get access ...




DNA testing offers window into family ancestry - KFSN-TV

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 02:56:56 +0000

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DNA testing offers window into family ancestry
KFSN-TV
A friend sent him a link to a viral video from travel website Momondo and Ancestry.com. It showed several people taking a DNA test and having an emotional reaction weeks later upon learning where they came from. Jeremy immediately ordered a test and ...




'Moonglow' Shines A Light On Hidden Family History - NPR

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 13:08:57 +0000

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'Moonglow' Shines A Light On Hidden Family History
NPR
Moonglow, Michael Chabon's new novel, is like a moonshot in search of life before it goes dark. Mike, the narrator, goes to his grandfather on his deathbed, where strong painkillers crack open the stories the old man has kept under wraps for so long.

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Genealogy Gems: Genealogy is good for your health - The Preston Citizen

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:18:28 +0000


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Genealogy Gems: Genealogy is good for your health
The Preston Citizen
I pulled out the chart of family names I had begun when I was a young woman and studied it. I noticed the blanks. Gradually I began thinking about genealogy. I paid a visit to my local genealogy library. I signed up for internet service and bought a ...




Genealogy service's DNA test helps you find your roots - Engadget

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 21:27:00 +0000

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Genealogy service's DNA test helps you find your roots
Engadget
Genealogy services are all about tracing your family's history, so it makes sense for one of these services to identify your genetic history, doesn't it? MyHeritage sure thinks so. It's introducing a $79/£79 MyHeritage DNA kit that offers a detailed ...
MyHeritage launches DNA testing service to help you uncover your ...TechCrunch

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MyHeritage launches DNA testing service to help you uncover your ... - TechCrunch

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 14:13:27 +0000

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MyHeritage launches DNA testing service to help you uncover your ...
TechCrunch
The popular online genealogy service MyHeritage today announced the launch of its MyHeritage DNA service for helping its users uncover more about their..
MyHeritage Launches Global DNA Testing Service for Uncovering Ethnic Origins and Making New Family ConnectionsBusiness Wire (press release)

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Hillary Clinton's Quebec ancestry dates back to New France - CBC.ca

Sun, 06 Nov 2016 18:24:03 +0000

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CBC.ca

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Hillary Clinton's Quebec ancestry dates back to New France
CBC.ca
Moreau-Desharnais says most of Clinton's Quebec ancestors migrated to the United States through what is now Windsor, Ont., where many became "the stalwarts who were so prominent in Detroit and helped to make it what it is.'' In that way, she said, the ...

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Donald Trump's Scottish roots: How a tiny island could shape a President - CNN

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 12:36:03 +0000

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Donald Trump's Scottish roots: How a tiny island could shape a President
CNN
For them, he is the antithesis of Lewis's collective history. Related: In the shadow of Trump's wall. Trump's ancestors suffered in "The Clearances" -- a tragic, decades-long period of upheaval in Scotland, during which greedy landlords forced families ...

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