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Roots & Branches: A look back – and forward – at a genealogical life - Lebanon Daily News

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:42:18 +0000

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Roots & Branches: A look back – and forward – at a genealogical life
Lebanon Daily News
But right now I'm struck by the fact that – while the column has been a significant part of my genealogical life – I've gone through about a generation and a half of family history since I first started investigating my ancestors in 1984 at the tender ...




Griffis: Website provides genealogy book search - Danville Commercial News

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:47:31 +0000

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Griffis: Website provides genealogy book search
Danville Commercial News
When legally possible, GenGophers will provide a link to a genealogy book that will allow you to view or even download the entire book!” For example, a search for “David Griffis” produced highlighted portions of several works, many of which I had ...




Tips for protecting physical and digital family history research - Deseret News

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:33:43 +0000

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Tips for protecting physical and digital family history research
Deseret News
SALT LAKE CITY — Oliver B. Ransopher was a 20th-century historian who at one time had an extensive collection of artifacts from the life of Abraham Lincoln — documents, letters, photos and more, said Roselle Harney, at the RootsTech family history ...




African-American genealogy program set - Youngstown Vindicator

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:05:00 +0000


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African-American genealogy program set
Youngstown Vindicator
African-American genealogy will be the topic of a 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28 program at the East Side Library of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, 430 Early Road. The program, offered by Tim Seman, genealogy and local history librarian, is ...

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Genealogy classes start March 7 - Terre Haute Tribune Star

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:04:40 +0000


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Genealogy classes start March 7
Terre Haute Tribune Star
“Beginning Genealogy Classes” will run six consecutive Tuesdays — March 7, 14, 21, 28 and April 4 and 11 — in lower level conference rooms A, B and C in the Vigo County Public Library at Seventh and Poplar streets. Classes are set for 6 to 8 p.m ...




Diane Dimond: Shaking the Family Tree for DNA to Solve Crimes ... - Noozhawk

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 01:30:34 +0000


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Diane Dimond: Shaking the Family Tree for DNA to Solve Crimes ...
Noozhawk
It's a scientifically proven method of crime fighting that is banned in all but a handful of states. Why aren't more crime labs using it? It's called familial DNA testing, ...

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History of the bones: Display spotlights genealogy angle of black history - Corsicana Daily Sun

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:10:00 +0000

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History of the bones: Display spotlights genealogy angle of black history
Corsicana Daily Sun
Knowing the history of one's people is empowering, and more and more people are taking up the passion of genealogy in order to find their ancestors. Some people don't know their lineage because they were adopted, and never told about their bloodline; ...




'Hidden Figures' screenwriter Allison Schroeder came to movie following NASA-centric family history - Christian Science Monitor

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:02:17 +0000

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'Hidden Figures' screenwriter Allison Schroeder came to movie following NASA-centric family history
Christian Science Monitor
Her grandfather had uprooted his family from Iowa to move to Florida to work on the Mercury prototypes, and then, almost by accident, her grandmother was delivering lunch to him at work one day and saw a sign advertising lessons in a new technology: ...

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Black History Month good time to start your genealogy - MyAJC

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 05:06:33 +0000


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Black History Month good time to start your genealogy
MyAJC
There is no “magic” site that is going to open up your genealogy or family tree for black history any more than any other ethnicity. Records are records. The best sites to search for records created in the United States and the previous colonies are ...

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What Can You Do With the World's Largest Family Tree? - The Atlantic

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:34:30 +0000

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What Can You Do With the World's Largest Family Tree?
The Atlantic
Ancestry.com sells both subscriptions to its genealogy research site and a popular genetic test through its subsidiary AncestryDNA. Its geneticists— along with a historian—used the genetic data of 770,000 AncestryDNA customers along with the ...




What Can You Do With the World's Largest Family Tree? - The Atlantic

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:34:30 +0000

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What Can You Do With the World's Largest Family Tree?
The Atlantic
Last week, scientists using data from Ancestry.com and Geni.com each unveiled papers analyzing the genealogies for patterns like migrations, lifespan, and when people stopped marrying family members. Ancestry.com sells both subscriptions to its ...




Kristi Capel learns her Ancestry.com results — and the news is a big shocker! - fox8.com

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:01:00 +0000

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Kristi Capel learns her Ancestry.com results — and the news is a big shocker!
fox8.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- All week long on Fox 8 News at 8 a.m., we're learning a bit more about what some of our reporters, anchors and meteorologists are made of. They all submitted DNA samples that were tested by Ancestry.com. The test goes back between ...




Archive courses offer the chance for you to track your family history ... - Cambrian News

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:52:44 +0000

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Archive courses offer the chance for you to track your family history ...
Cambrian News
TRACING family history has become very popular with numerous TV shows concentrating on the subject, and more and more people are showing an interest in ...

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Genealogy conference set for Saturday - Selma Times-Journal

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:24:00 +0000


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Genealogy conference set for Saturday
Selma Times-Journal
The Black Belt African American Genealogical and Historical Society (BBAAGHS) will hold its 11th annual conference on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library. This year's theme is “Reconstruction to Jim Crow in ...




TD Charitable Foundation donates $250000 to International African American Museum in Charleston - Greenville News

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:31:36 +0000

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TD Charitable Foundation donates $250000 to International African American Museum in Charleston
Greenville News
At the museum's Center for Family History, genealogists will be able to use records to help people find connections to their ancestors and DNA testing will be available to confirm ancestry, Lominack said. Construction is set to begin late this year or ...

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Stefani Schaefer learns her Ancestry results — and gets quite a surprise! - fox8.com

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:49:32 +0000

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Stefani Schaefer learns her Ancestry results — and gets quite a surprise!
fox8.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- All week long, our Fox 8 in the Morning anchors and reporters have learned more about each other and themselves. They all took DNA tests to uncover their genealogy. The tests go back between 500 and 1,000 years identifying your ...




Jessica Biel, Courteney Cox stunned by ancestry in new series of Who Do You Think You Are? - Monsters and Critics.com

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:51:19 +0000

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Jessica Biel, Courteney Cox stunned by ancestry in new series of Who Do You Think You Are?
Monsters and Critics.com
Meanwhile, Courteney Cox finds out that she has royal lineage and reveals: “Someone in my family killed the king of England!” Footage also shows Jennifer Grey in tears as she talks about traumatic experiences her ancestors went through. And Liv Tyler ...
Courteney Cox and Jessica Biel trace their surprising ancestry in ninth season of Who Do You Think You Are?Daily Mail

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Joan Griffis/Illinois Ancestors: Genealogy reference books online ... - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:06:39 +0000

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Joan Griffis/Illinois Ancestors: Genealogy reference books online ...
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
As recently mentioned in Dick Eastman Online Genealogy Newsletter, it is now easier to look up a genealogy reference book on the internet than to find such ...
Are we related to anyone famous? | News & ObserverNews & Observer (blog)

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Theo James Talks About Working With Refugees Through UNHCR ... - TIME

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:44:40 +0000

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Theo James Talks About Working With Refugees Through UNHCR ...
TIME
Theo James wants to help share the stories of Syrian refugees who have been displaced from their homes. The British actor, known for his work on The ...

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Twila Van Leer: Thousands of people looking for people in their family history - Deseret News

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:02:02 +0000

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Twila Van Leer: Thousands of people looking for people in their family history
Deseret News
As I and my friend and fellow family history missionary Angie Hutchinson headed in to the Salt Palace for yet another day of events at the RootsTech technology and family history events last week, I stopped at the top of the entry ramp and looked at ...




Scott Sabol reveals his Ancestry.com results — and there were a few surprises! - fox8.com

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:55:22 +0000


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Scott Sabol reveals his Ancestry.com results — and there were a few surprises!
fox8.com
They all submitted DNA samples that were tested by Ancestry.com. The test goes back between 500 and 1,000 years identifying your ancestors and what parts of the world they come from. Monday was Scott Sabol's turn. Prior to this test, he'd been told he ...




Preserve, digitize and share, but don't hoard family history, experts say at RootsTech - Deseret News

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 12:03:24 +0000

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Preserve, digitize and share, but don't hoard family history, experts say at RootsTech
Deseret News
Don Carpenter once read a story about a young man who paid a group of boys to put a bird's nest that had fallen to the ground back up in a nearby tree because he was worried about the birds' safety. That young man was his grandfather, and the story was ...




'Almost' does count in family history and temple work goal, 2 former ... - Deseret News

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 02:20:34 +0000

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'Almost' does count in family history and temple work goal, 2 former ...
Deseret News
They say “close” only counts in horseshoes – and “almost” doesn't count in football. But two former BYU football stars agreed that the “almost” family history.

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DNA technology has changed genealogy a lot – but also not much - Concord Monitor

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 01:03:20 +0000

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DNA technology has changed genealogy a lot – but also not much
Concord Monitor
People have been studying genealogy for about as long as there have been people – remember all those “begat”s in the Bible? – but these days something has ...

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Genetic genealogy is changing family history, CeCe Moore tells ... - Deseret News

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 00:01:06 +0000

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Genetic genealogy is changing family history, CeCe Moore tells ...
Deseret News
DNA research and its application in family history is changing family history, said CeCe Moore, a genetic genealogist who runs DNA Detectives, at the ...

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LDS Church announces a change to the calling of family history ... - Deseret News

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:28:27 +0000

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LDS Church announces a change to the calling of family history ...
Deseret News
A change was announced to the calling of family history consultants within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the RootsTech Leadership ...

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Your spit tells a powerful tale about the history of US immigration - Business Insider

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 18:34:43 +0000

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Your spit tells a powerful tale about the history of US immigration
Business Insider
Genetic data collected from roughly 770,000 tubes of spit are helping researchers get a better idea of the migration patterns that took place once immigrants moved to North America. Published Tuesday in Nature Communications, the study used Ancestry's ...

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Immigration is a big part of our ancestry | Genealogy - NJ.com

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:19:12 +0000

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Immigration is a big part of our ancestry | Genealogy
NJ.com
One of the most difficult problems we face as genealogists is determining the when where and how of our ancestors' immigration. Without the influx of people to this country, not too many of us would be here. Ancestry has more than 80 million ...




WBTV Anchors Brigida Mack and Delano Little trace African Ancestry - WBTV

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 03:35:48 +0000

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WBTV Anchors Brigida Mack and Delano Little trace African Ancestry
WBTV
Fast forward to the 21st Century, and many African Americans still don't know from which countries their ancestors originated. But companies like African Ancestry are giving people the chance to learn their maternal and paternal roots. Dr. Gina Paige ...




One of Our Oldest Ancestors Has Been Discovered, and It Had a Big Mouth and No Butt - ScienceAlert

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 03:14:51 +0000


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One of Our Oldest Ancestors Has Been Discovered, and It Had a Big Mouth and No Butt
ScienceAlert
Palaeontologists have added another snapshot to our ancestral family album with the discovery of one of the oldest fossils that can be linked to human ancestry. The researchers analysed 45 fossils roughly the size and shape of a grain of rice found in ...
Scientists find 'oldest human ancestor'BBC News

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