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You might have an "Hessian" ancestor too - York Daily Record/Sunday News (blog)

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:10:07 GMT2017-10-20T01:10:07Z


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You might have an "Hessian" ancestor too
York Daily Record/Sunday News (blog)
Many present day York countians can trace ancestry back to the “Hessians” that Kiddo found. The United States Bicentennial Celebration in 1976 sparked a wider interest in genealogy and in our history. Kiddo worked with various newer sources, such as ...




Children's book 'Lillian Pitt – She Who Watches' published locally - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:04:25 GMT2017-10-19T22:04:25Z

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Children's book 'Lillian Pitt – She Who Watches' published locally
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Known for her sculptures, jewelry, mixed-media pieces and wearable art, Ms. Pitt has made a personal commitment to honor her ancestry with her art. “Regardless of the medium, my work directly relates to and honors my ancestors, my people, the ...




Tillman, MNichael Keith - Dothan Eagle

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:53:00 GMT2017-10-19T21:53:00Z

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Tillman, MNichael Keith
Dothan Eagle
Michael Keith Tillman, age 58 of Marianna passed away on October 18, 2017 after a long illness. He was born August 3, 1959 to Ruth Hatcher Tillman and Delmer Tillman. He was a 1978 graduate of Grand Ridge High School. He represented Grand Ridge in ...




It's Still Family History Month! - Bangor Daily News

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:34:37 GMT2017-10-19T21:34:37Z

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It's Still Family History Month!
Bangor Daily News
Greetings to everyone who's into genealogy! I'm Emily Schroeder, and I've been at Maine State Library since 1980. My latest incarnation has transformed me into the genealogy specialist, which means I get to visit other libraries and do genealogy ...




It's Still Family History Month! - Bangor Daily News

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:34:37 GMT2017-10-19T21:34:37Z

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It's Still Family History Month!
Bangor Daily News
Here's my question: what are you doing with your family to observe Family History Month? Family Tree Magazine has a number of ideas on their site, including activities, downloads and book recommendations. ThoughtCo has a number of ideas, among them ...




Tourism agency to focus on conventions, sporting events, genealogy - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:19:25 GMT2017-10-19T20:19:25Z

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Tourism agency to focus on conventions, sporting events, genealogy
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Conventions, sporting events and genealogy will receive extra focus in 2018, Visit Fort Wayne President and CEO Dan O'Connell told the Allen County-Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board Thursday. O'Connell was present Thursday to outline Visit Fort ...
Fort Wayne tourism efforts to target national conventions, genealogy ...News Sentinel

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American Archives Month helps you discover roots to grow family trees - Miami Herald

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:26:19 GMT2017-10-19T18:26:19Z

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American Archives Month helps you discover roots to grow family trees
Miami Herald
Braynon also gave examples of how to uncover one's family history, resources for amateur genealogists, her personal genealogy journey, and tips on how to get started. With roots in the Bahamas, Jamaica, South Carolina, Cuba and Florida, she and her ...




State library acquires collections on newspaper career and Dutch genealogy - The Altamont Enterprise

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:01:00 GMT2017-10-19T18:01:00Z


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State library acquires collections on newspaper career and Dutch genealogy
The Altamont Enterprise
Documents donated by newspaper editor Harry Rosenfeld and 3,000 books from the Holland Society of New York Library have been added to the New York State Library. The Harry Rosenfeld collection contains letters, writings and correspondence with ...




DNA test settles an issue that has been dogging me | Stu Bykofsky - Philly.com

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:07:23 GMT2017-10-19T17:07:23Z

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DNA test settles an issue that has been dogging me | Stu Bykofsky
Philly.com
Millions of people have put themselves under the microscope in recent years, following a science-based fad. http://www.philly.com/philly/health/health-news/ancestry-dna-genes-23andme-genetics-20171012.html. You may have seen the TV commercials showing ...

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Polish Citizenship for This Jewish Boy? Not So Fast - Jewish Journal

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:34:38 GMT2017-10-19T16:34:38Z

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Polish Citizenship for This Jewish Boy? Not So Fast
Jewish Journal
My passport is not much to look at. It's dog-eared, many of the stamps are fading, and the back has been covered in a sticky film since I pasted a baggage claim tag there about a decade ago. Yet as soon as I step outside American borders, it becomes my ...




Familiar face is new NDA principal in Hingham - Wicked Local Scituate

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:16:01 GMT2017-10-19T16:16:01Z

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Familiar face is new NDA principal in Hingham
Wicked Local Scituate
Although she's had little down-time for hobbies, Perrault has lately developed a “huge interest” in researching her Irish ancestry. Her ancestors, like many other Irish-Americans, immigrated during the 1840-1860 Irish Famine. On her Facebook page, she ...

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Attention to detail, genealogy key to Greenwood lantern tour - Herald-Gazette

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:06:58 GMT2017-10-19T15:06:58Z


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Attention to detail, genealogy key to Greenwood lantern tour
Herald-Gazette
Period clothing and portrayals by bonafide descendants will be the hallmarks of the Lantern Tour of Greenwood Cemetery Nov. 5. Proceeds from the tour will go toward restoration efforts at the historic burial ground. An example of the tour's commitment ...




Local History and Genealogy Fair Set For Canton - - The Adirondack ... - Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:01:30 GMT2017-10-19T15:01:30Z


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Local History and Genealogy Fair Set For Canton - - The Adirondack ...
Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)
On Saturday, October 21, SLCHA and St. Lawrence Valley Genealogical Society will co-host a Local History and Genealogy Fair in Canton.

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For some, discovering ancestry is a hole that can't be filled - Chambersburg Public Opinion

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:38:00 GMT2017-10-19T14:38:00Z

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For some, discovering ancestry is a hole that can't be filled
Chambersburg Public Opinion
I do. I think about it when I'm watching television and the advertisement comes on about some organization to whom I can send in a sample of my DNA. For a couple of bucks they promise to tell me the truth about the origins of my ancestors. But, then ...




A chance to discover the branches of your family tree - Leicester Mercury

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:35:00 GMT2017-10-19T11:35:00Z

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A chance to discover the branches of your family tree
Leicester Mercury
“We have a large range of resources available at Pilot House, which are ideal for anyone starting or getting back into researching their family history. We can offer help to anyone just getting started in their research or advice to those who are ...




Presentation to link maps with family history - The Herald Argus

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:06:26 GMT2017-10-19T10:06:26Z

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Presentation to link maps with family history
The Herald Argus
La PORTE — October is Family History Month. We can see through maps how our ancestors saw the world — expansion and delusions of both nations and individuals. A Map for All Occasions will be presented by Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian ...




Ryedale Family History Group launch new family tree competition - Gazette & Herald

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:03:36 GMT2017-10-19T05:03:36Z

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Ryedale Family History Group launch new family tree competition
Gazette & Herald
Geoff Otterburn, competition co-ordinator for Ryedale Family History Group, said: “We are wanting to encourage children to develop an interest in family history at an early age. Each week at our research room in Hovingham we hear the same comments from ...







'Under The Family Tree': Busan Review - Screen International

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:55:47 GMT2017-10-18T10:55:47Z

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'Under The Family Tree': Busan Review
Screen International
The typical markings of a damsel in distress melodrama are concealed beneath a poker-faced formality in Under The Family Tree. Director Constanze Knoche largely eschews guilty pleasure genre thrills, creating an icily intriguing mixture of coming of ...




Deadwood History offers Genealogy Workshop - Rapid City Journal

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:31:24 GMT2017-10-18T09:31:24Z


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Deadwood History offers Genealogy Workshop
Rapid City Journal
South Dakota State Historical Society Archivist, Virginia Hanson, will share the best practices for uncovering genealogical history. Session one, A Beginners Guide to Genealogy will be offered in the morning with a break for lunch and return for ...




These siblings took DNA tests and got different results. Why determining ancestry is rarely accurate. - Philly.com

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:00:52 GMT2017-10-18T09:00:52Z

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These siblings took DNA tests and got different results. Why determining ancestry is rarely accurate.
Philly.com
So when you take the DNA test, your DNA also matches all these people from Italy. Voilà! Ancestry determines you are likely 20 percent Italian. “If you really wanted to know where your ancestors lived, say 500 years ago, you'd have to compare your DNA ...




Tributes paid to Sentinel contributor who traced your family history - Stoke Sentinel

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:01:17 GMT2017-10-18T04:01:17Z

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Tributes paid to Sentinel contributor who traced your family history
Stoke Sentinel
Tributes have been paid to a Sentinel contributor, author and dedicated teacher who helped dozens of people trace their family history. Helen Beech moved to Penkhull in the early 1940s to escape Second World War bombings on her native Birmingham and ...




Church to Host Family History Event Saturday in Chehalis - Centralia Chronicle

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:10:43 GMT2017-10-17T18:10:43Z


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Church to Host Family History Event Saturday in Chehalis
Centralia Chronicle
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is hosting its third annual “Family Discovery Day” from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, at their chapel at 2195 Jackson Highway in Chehalis. The community is invited to learn how to start a ...




Quieter, little-known water towns that have escaped tourism trap - Shanghai Daily

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:33:23 GMT2017-10-17T17:33:23Z

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Quieter, little-known water towns that have escaped tourism trap
Shanghai Daily
By 1930, Du had accumulated incredible wealth and influence in Shanghai through his businesses. Like many Chinese, he decided to bring glory to his ancestors by building a large ancestry hall in his hometown. The opening ceremony of the hall was one of ...




What to Watch on Tuesday: Ted Danson's Puritan ancestry is traced on 'Finding Your Roots' - News & Observer (blog)

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:33:39 GMT2017-10-17T10:33:39Z

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What to Watch on Tuesday: Ted Danson's Puritan ancestry is traced on 'Finding Your Roots'
News & Observer (blog)
Finding Your Roots (8 p.m., UNC-TV) – Dr. Henry Louis Gates helps Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and William H. Macy trace their ancestors back to the Puritans. Lethal Weapon (8 p.m., Fox) – Murtaugh and Riggs respond to a robbery that took place ...

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Genealogy volunteer researches family histories - Cadillac News

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:15:21 GMT2017-10-17T08:15:21Z

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Cadillac News

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Genealogy volunteer researches family histories
Cadillac News
CADILLAC - Because local genealogy buffs are passionate about research, they have created a resource room staffed with volunteers of the Wexford Genealogy Organization. Using the records they have collected, plus access to ancestry.com., they help ...




Just beginning your genealogy research? Start at home - MyAJC

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:41:32 GMT2017-10-16T17:41:32Z

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Just beginning your genealogy research? Start at home
MyAJC
Useful information can be found in baby books, which sometimes have genealogy charts, and in guest registers at weddings or funerals where relatives identified themselves. Scrapbooks should be examined, as well as photographs, making special note of ...




Genealogy group celebrates decade of looking into the past - NJ.com

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:44:59 GMT2017-10-16T12:44:59Z

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Genealogy group celebrates decade of looking into the past
NJ.com
They say time flies when you're having fun. If that's the case, the past 10 years have been a flash, according to Hudson County Genealogical and Historical Society members who celebrated the organization's 10th anniversary Saturday at the Secaucus ...




Celebrate Family History Month at Homestead - Beatrice Daily Sun

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:17:44 GMT2017-10-11T20:17:44Z


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Celebrate Family History Month at Homestead
Beatrice Daily Sun
Join in the celebration at the Homestead Education Center for three interesting programs tied to family history. The first program will cover professional techniques for preserving your family's photographs and documents, followed by an update on the ...




Ancestry, storytelling, and fighting racism with rap - The Conversation AU

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 04:44:07 GMT2017-10-06T04:44:07Z

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Ancestry, storytelling, and fighting racism with rap
The Conversation AU
“We are our ancestors' unfinished sentences, we are their wildest dreams and their most elaborate re-mixes,” says Asian-Australian rapper Joelistics' (Joel Ma) at the end of a breathtaking 70 minutes of beats, raps, and storytelling in In Between Two.

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