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Barbara Jean May
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Memorials for the Recently Deceased on Find-A-Grave

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Heritage Hunters has started a petition to try to get FG and Ancestry to change their policy on creating memorials "too soon." Please read and sign if you are so inclined. Thanks! …Continue

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"Imagine seeing your father for the first time on TV game show “To Tell the Truth.” https://youtu.be/tFLMF5FSDdM"
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Breakfast & Brick Walls with Heritage Hunters!

Heritage Hunters is going LIVE! Do you have a brick wall in your genealogy? Be a guest on our Twitter Spaces program, outline your brick wall, and get suggestions from our listeners!What our Guests will need: A free Twitter account, a smart phone to log in, and a brick wall that needs to be torn down!What our Listeners will need: A free Twitter account, a smart phone to log in, and your best ideas!…See More
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"There's a new episode of Heritage Hunters available! Guests Dennis Richmond Jr and Amanda Owens: https://youtu.be/c6Mr6CZVpM4"
Nov 8
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Nov 8
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"The Halloween Episode of Heritage Hunters is now available: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3U_I3BIqM0o"
Oct 31
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Cemetery Photography

Working on mixing the Halloween episode of Heritage Hunters got me thinking about this. Now that it's a little cooler outside, you may be doing some cemetery research for your genealogy. Here is a neat trick we learned from our friend…See More
Oct 22
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"We are live on Twitter Spaces until 8:00 PM Eastern. Come join us! https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1lPKqBQRDrMGb?s=20"
Oct 16
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Heritage Hunters Podcast - Remento

What is REMENTO? There's a new episode of Heritage Hunters available! In this episode of Heritage Hunters, we’re joined by app developer Charlie Greene, who shares his very personal story of the inspiration for his app, Remento. We’re also joined by Joy Neighbors of the Indiana Genealogical Society to learn about their holdings.https://youtu.be/9hk6nv8NAAsSee More
Oct 1
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"What is REMENTO? Find out in our latest episode of Heritage Hunters! https://youtu.be/9hk6nv8NAAs"
Oct 1
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ISO Spooky Genealogy Stories!

Hello Everyone! We will be showcasing genealogy serendipity stories (or spooky genealogy stories!) in a special Halloween episode of Heritage Hunters! If you would like to be on the show to share your story, please schedule some time on our calendar at: https://calendly.com/heritage-hunters/ - we would love to hear from you!…See More
Sep 14
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S2E9 - John Matheus and his Connection to American Aristocracy

There's a new episode of Heritage Hunters! John Matheus joins us to tell about his connection to many prominent Americans...and the hunt for a special desk!See More
Sep 7
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"Do you know someone just starting their genealogy? I have a regular spot for them on my podcast! 2heritage.hunters@gmail.com for more info!"
Aug 21
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Aug 15
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Heritage Hunters Reacts! S12E1 of Who Do You Think You Are - Billy Porter

Join us as we review the first episode of Season 12 of (U.S.) Who Do You Think You Are – Billy Porter. Billy works with Nicka Sewell-Smith, Dr. Christopher Bonner, and Dr. Lauranett Lee to uncover his family history. We give our reaction and commentary about the episode. Don’t forget to give this a “like” and subscribe to our channel!Heritage Hunters Reacts!See More
Aug 7
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S2E8 - Immigrant Secrets with John Mancini

Be sure to tune into the latest episode of Heritage Hunters! On today’s episode, John Mancini joins us from the Washington, DC area, to discuss his new book, “Immigrant Secrets: The Search for My Grandparents.” John started his genealogical journey with very few, and often incorrect, facts about his grandparents. John faced dead-ends on finding his grandparents until the 1940 census – as inmates at the Rockland Insane Asylum. Join us as we hear how John used genealogy to discover the truth…See More
Aug 1
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One Place Study

Are you conducting a #OnePlaceStudy? Showcase your study on #HeritageHunters! Schedule time with us today: https://calendly.com/heritage-hunters/ or email: 2heritage.hunters@gmail.com. #OPS #OnePlaceWednesdays #genealogy #heritagehttps://youtu.be/BS5EbP8MrU8See More
Jul 10

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What surnames are you interested in researching?
May/Mey; Gilde/Gilda; Hampshire; Rentschler; Braumbach; Faerber/Ferber; Peace; Kotlarek; Zielinski/a; Wiza; Drachowski/a; Gut; Watracz; Watras; Cybulski/a
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Poland; Alsace, Germany; Yorkshire, England; USA
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Advanced Family History Researcher
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
I am co-founder and chair of Lower Bucks Genealogists. I also created and produced a new (as of 2021) podcast called Heritage Hunters (available on Spotify). I specialize in the mid-Atlantic states area of the U.S. and have some experience and success in Polish research.
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
I started my genealogy during an 8th grade Social Studies project. We had to trace our family until we found immigrants. I have been hooked ever since.
Do you have a genealogy website or blog?
http://heritage-hunters.com

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Breakfast & Brick Walls with Heritage Hunters!

Posted on November 30, 2022 at 12:56pm 0 Comments

Heritage Hunters is going LIVE! Do you have a brick wall in your genealogy? Be a guest on our Twitter Spaces program, outline your brick wall, and get suggestions from our listeners!

What our Guests will need: A free Twitter account, a smart phone to log in, and a brick wall that needs to be torn down!

What our Listeners will need: A free Twitter account, a smart phone to log in, and your best…

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Cemetery Photography

Posted on October 22, 2022 at 1:23pm 0 Comments

Working on mixing the Halloween episode of Heritage Hunters got me thinking about this. Now that it's a little cooler outside, you may be doing some cemetery research for your genealogy. Here is a neat trick we learned from our friend…

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Heritage Hunters Podcast - Remento

Posted on October 1, 2022 at 8:36am 0 Comments

What is REMENTO? 

There's a new episode of Heritage Hunters available! In this episode of Heritage Hunters, we’re joined by app developer Charlie Greene, who shares his very personal story of the inspiration for his app, Remento. We’re also joined by Joy Neighbors of the Indiana Genealogical Society to learn about their holdings.…
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ISO Spooky Genealogy Stories!

Posted on September 13, 2022 at 8:54am 0 Comments

Hello Everyone! We will be showcasing genealogy serendipity stories (or spooky genealogy stories!) in a special Halloween episode of Heritage Hunters! If you would like to be on the show to share your story, please schedule some time on our calendar at: https://calendly.com/heritage-hunters/ - we would love to hear from you!…

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At 1:59pm on November 30, 2021, CJ Scott said…

Thank you Barbara Jean glad to be here.  Quick factoid my mothers first name and middle name are exactly the same as yours. There is a first for everything.....lol  Cheers.  

 
 
 

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