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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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Memorials for the Recently Deceased on Find-A-Grave

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! https://chng.it/nhYGCKrCh9See More
Jun 12
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Open Discussion on FindAGrave and Ancestry at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5691080998

June 10, 2022 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The same day as the Uvalde school shooting, a user on FindAGrave published the Uvalde victims' memorials. This practice of victimizing the families all over again HAS TO STOP! What can we, the genealogical community, do to make FG and its owner, Ancestry.com take notice and hear our concerns? I invite you to a panel discussion on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 6:30 PM Eastern on Zoom: …See More
Jun 6
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"Is there a family legend in your family tree? Share it on Heritage Hunters! Schedule time with us: https://calendly.com/heritage-hunters/"
May 25
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"The March episode of Heritage Hunters is now available! https://youtu.be/oPGoFiDiduQ"
Mar 1
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"I am pleased to announce that Heritage Hunters is now on YouTube! Please "like" our videos and subscribe! https://tinyurl.com/39nxsp2"
Feb 28
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Heritage Hunters Podcast - Famous or Infamous Episode

Heritage Hunters March 2022 podcast episode: Famous or Infamous? Do you have a notable relative or ancestor in your Family Tree? Share their story on Heritage Hunters! Schedule time with us at https://calendly.com/heritage-hunters/ today!See More
Feb 2
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"Do you have a notable relative in your Family Tree? Share their story on Heritage Hunters! https://calendly.com/heritage-hunters/"
Feb 2
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Heritage Hunters Podcast - Adoption Stories

The latest episode of Heritage Hunters is now available on Spotify for your listening pleasure!https://open.spotify.com/episode/2G4rqxJCqWXbzbZwnSirZP?si=5a1e04904e374695See More
Jan 31
CJ Scott commented on Barbara Jean May's blog post Polish Genealogy Help
"Hi Barbara. One thing that I have learned so far is that to always track where you have researched even if it's not correct information. In this situation and in my own experience it was common for immigrants from other countries to change the…"
Jan 19
Barbara Jean May posted a blog post

Polish Genealogy Help

My 2GGF was Franciszek Drachowski. I have been able to find very little about him. While perusing records on The Poznan Project, I came across one for "Franciscus Drochowski alias Szczepanka" (and two entries below this one is "my" Franciszek Drachowski). I have some DNA matches on MyHeritage that are Shchepansky's. How close is Szczepanka to Shchepansky? Could this be a lead? And why would this person have had an alias? Any thoughts here are appreciated!…See More
Jan 9
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Everyone has a Story to Tell ... What's Yours?

It's a new year, and what better way to start it off than with a new episode of The Heritage Hunters? https://open.spotify.com/episode/74I5K5CKXhYgEWOYSVNPIv?si=5sACCSOtRliLSOPq-iNmXQSee More
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Dec 7, 2021
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"Heritage Hunters S1E2 - Family Heirlooms is now available! https://open.spotify.com/show/4A7LOqgjnUsWiXTad0R3tM"
Dec 1, 2021
CJ Scott left a comment for Barbara Jean May
"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.  "
Nov 30, 2021
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Nov 30, 2021

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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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Heritage Hunters Podcast - Famous or Infamous Episode

Posted on February 2, 2022 at 12:39pm 0 Comments

Heritage Hunters March 2022 podcast episode: Famous or Infamous? Do you have a notable relative or ancestor in your Family Tree? Share their story on Heritage Hunters! Schedule time with us at…

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Heritage Hunters Podcast - Adoption Stories

Posted on January 31, 2022 at 11:39pm 0 Comments

The latest episode of Heritage Hunters is now available on Spotify for your listening pleasure!

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2G4rqxJCqWXbzbZwnSirZP?si=5a1e04904e374695

Polish Genealogy Help

Posted on January 9, 2022 at 8:56am 1 Comment

My 2GGF was Franciszek Drachowski. I have been able to find very little about him. While perusing records on The Poznan Project, I came across one for "Franciscus Drochowski alias Szczepanka" (and two entries below this one is "my" Franciszek Drachowski). I have some DNA matches on MyHeritage that are Shchepansky's. How close is Szczepanka to Shchepansky? Could this be a lead? And why would this person have had an alias? Any thoughts here are appreciated!…

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Everyone has a Story to Tell ... What's Yours?

Posted on January 1, 2022 at 9:11am 0 Comments

It's a new year, and what better way to start it off than with a new episode of The Heritage Hunters? 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/74I5K5CKXhYgEWOYSVNPIv?si=5sACCSOtRliLSOPq-iNmXQ

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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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