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Jim Baker replied to Lynn Palermo's discussion Vogel/Vogle family in the group Germany and German Ancestry
"Sorry, I just go by pattern recognition to find names rather then reading the Suetterlin script. As far as I can tell, the record contains mostly what you already know. In the right column, the top name is Vogel and the lower one is Spoth. Georg and…"
Nov 17, 2011
Lynn Palermo replied to Lynn Palermo's discussion Vogel/Vogle family in the group Germany and German Ancestry
"Thanks Jim, how are you at translating? "
Nov 16, 2011
Jim Baker replied to Lynn Palermo's discussion Vogel/Vogle family in the group Germany and German Ancestry
"In case you haven't found this yet: Marriage record of Georg Vogel and Theresia Spoth. (set "zoom" to 100) It's the bottom…"
Sep 5, 2011
Lynn Palermo posted a blog post

Your Family History Research: What’s Holding You Back?

Your Family History Research: What’s Holding You Back?"What have you been putting off and what is holding you back in your family history research?"Of course, there are plenty of good reasons for putting things off – timing is important and you can’t do everything at once however if you’re anything like me there are things that you know you probably should be doing that you’re simply…See More
Feb 11, 2010
Lynn Palermo commented on Lynn Palermo's blog post A Canvas of My Own - Creating a Family History Book
"Thanks William for your comment and I can definitely appreciate My Canvas won't meet everyone's needs, Thank goodness there are plenty of other options."
Feb 5, 2010
Lynn Palermo commented on Lynn Palermo's blog post A Canvas of My Own - Creating a Family History Book
"Thanks, it nice to know someone is out there ! Sometimes I feel like I'm talking to myself."
Feb 3, 2010
Katie Heitert Wilkinson commented on Lynn Palermo's blog post A Canvas of My Own - Creating a Family History Book
"Lynn ...I love, love your blog site. Can't believe I haven't visited it until now. Thanks for all the hard work and the great information."
Feb 3, 2010
Lynn Palermo posted a blog post

A Canvas of My Own - Creating a Family History Book

Interested in learning more about My Canvas to create your family history book. Today at www.thearmchairgenealogist.com Thomas MacEntee of Geneabloggers guests posts, and tells us of his personal experience with this program by Ancestry.com.
Feb 3, 2010
Lynn Palermo posted a blog post

Writing a Family Biography (Part 2)- A Handy Template

A Family Biography TemplateMany people shy away from including too much writing in their family history books, assuming it takes some special talent. Often this results in a quick rendition of the facts of a person's life, born, worked, married, died. Not exactly creative.Below I have prepared a simple template anyone can use to write a creative biography about an ancestor or a living relative. This template provides an added element, a family element. This tool will help you reveal not only…See More
Feb 1, 2010
Lynn Palermo and MCKENNA are now friends
Jan 30, 2010
Lynn Palermo posted a blog post

Family Biography - A Lesson in Writing

Part 1- Preparing to Write a Family BiographyThis week I have been crazy busy writing family biographies. Three years ago, I began researching and writing the Kowalsky Family History Book. (I may have mentioned it once or twice before) From this process, I have learned a great deal about writing a family biography.A biography is a life story written by someone other than the subject. A family biography is a bit different. It features more people, all related in some way. It will tell about…See More
Jan 28, 2010
Lynn Palermo posted a blog post

5 Tips to Choosing an Online Genealogy Database

Now more than ever, I can appreciate how confusing it can be for a family historian trying to decide on which database they would like to join when beginning their family research. If you’re an armchair genealogist then certainly you want to belong to an online genealogy database. The question is which database to join?I am here to tell you, only you can know the answer to that. How do you know?1. Gather as much information about your ancestors prior to seeking out a database. Where your…See More
Jan 18, 2010
Lynn Palermo commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"Thanks I have, but to be honest not recently, so I will run it again."
Jan 18, 2010
Lynn Palermo commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"Thanks for your insights. My family came from Rust, Baden. They arrived in Oct 1833 in the Port of New York. George and Franzica Vogel came with their children, Agatha age 14, (K)Clemence age 13, (K)Crescence 2months and Gabriel age 12 ( although we…"
Jan 17, 2010
Lynn Palermo and Michael Boscarato are now friends
Jan 17, 2010
Lynn Palermo commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"I am beginning to speculate that some of my German ancestors immigrated to New York, some of them I can document their migration to Canada and eventually their deaths. However, some members in the same immediate family never show up anywhere passed…"
Jan 17, 2010

Profile Information

What surnames are you interested in researching?
Kowalski, Vogel, Stapleton, Phelan, Strub, Fischer, Reinhardt, Desmarais, Vaillancourt, Palermo, Coots,
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Ireland, Germany, France, Poland, Italy
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
I started genealogy research as a simple quest to trace my family roots and to publish a book for our next family reunion. Little did I know the draw that my ancestors would have on me.
Do you have a genealogy website or blog?
http://www.thearmchairgenealogist.com

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Your Family History Research: What’s Holding You Back?

Your Family History Research: What’s Holding You Back?





"What have you been putting off and what…
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Posted on February 11, 2010 at 4:31pm

A Canvas of My Own - Creating a Family History Book

Interested in learning more about My Canvas to create your family history book. Today at www.thearmchairgenealogist.com Thomas MacEntee of Geneabloggers guests posts, and tells us of his personal experience with this program by Ancestry.com.

Posted on February 3, 2010 at 10:03am — 4 Comments

Writing a Family Biography (Part 2)- A Handy Template

A Family Biography Template

Many people shy away from including too much writing in their family history books, assuming it takes some special talent. Often this results in a quick rendition of the facts of a person's life, born, worked, married, died. Not exactly creative.

Below I have prepared a simple template anyone can use to write a creative biography about an ancestor or a living relative. This template provides an added element, a family element. This tool will help you… Continue

Posted on February 1, 2010 at 12:40pm

Family Biography - A Lesson in Writing

Part 1- Preparing to Write a Family BiographyThis week I have been crazy busy writing family biographies. Three years ago, I began researching and writing the Kowalsky Family History Book. (I may have mentioned it once or twice before) From this process, I have learned a great deal about writing a family biography.



A biography is a life story written by someone other than the subject. A family biography is a bit different. It features more people, all related in some way. It… Continue

Posted on January 28, 2010 at 8:08am

5 Tips to Choosing an Online Genealogy Database

Now more than ever, I can appreciate how confusing it can be for a family historian trying to decide on which database they would like to join when beginning their family research. If you’re an armchair genealogist then certainly you want to belong to an online genealogy database. The question is which database to join?



I am here to tell you, only you can know the answer to that. How do you know?



1. Gather as much information about your ancestors prior to seeking out a… Continue

Posted on January 18, 2010 at 2:45pm

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At 7:55am on July 23, 2009, Danette Rossi Taylor said…
have today off so am surfing while Donna tuters. after that we're going mother of the bride dress shopping. Corin is here WITH HER DOG, this is a crazy house!
 
 
 

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