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May 2013 Blog Posts (21)

Workshop Schedule, Bonita Sunnyside Library 1 June 10 am to 3 pm Bring Laptop, 5 Generation Chart

Workshop Bonita Sunnyside Library. 1 June 2013

 

Schedule of Events

Tables set up for group assistance

 

Assistants are:

 Mary Patterson, Virginia Taylor, Beginners' Assistance  

10:15 to 11:30

 

John Finch, Military Assistance

10:15 to 11: 30

 

Susi Pentico, General Assistance

10:15 to 11:30…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on May 31, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments

Tips on Preserving Family Audio

As a preservationist, I am always excited when a big name comes on the bandwagon providing information to consumers about preserving precious family archives. It’s a platform I’ve been preaching and promoting for 10 years now and I still consider it as vitally important now as it was when I first became aware of this.

One this stuff is gone, it’s gone!

The New York Times recently added Bertram Lyons, an archivist at the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress in…

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Added by Stefani Twyford on May 31, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Southern California Genealogy Jamboree: Free Live-Streamed Sessions Announced

 

"SCGS is there for you, no matter where you are." That statement is never as true as it will be the coming 10 days , during the Society's annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree.



The Southern…
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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on May 30, 2013 at 7:28am — 1 Comment

National Genealogical Society Announces 2014 Family History Conference

Contact: Erin Shifflett

Phone: 703-525-0050 ext. 112                                                                                                                    

eshifflett@ngsgenealogy.org                                                                                                                    

For Release: …

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on May 29, 2013 at 8:22am — No Comments

Workshop Bonita Sunnyside Library 1 June 10 am to 3 pm Bring Laptop if you have one.

Workshop Assistance for Members and Guests.  



Beginners, Computer, Military, New York, and other topics to be covered.



The workshop has Shirley Becker, Virginia Taylor. John Finch, Susi Pentico and others to assist.



Shirley will be doing Computer Information. and New York assistance, Virginia will be doing Beginners Assistance and Ask the Question, John will be hosting a table on Military…
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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on May 28, 2013 at 9:34pm — No Comments

Behind the Music: The True Story of Bob Marley’s “Buffalo Soldier”





Ancestry.com Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Marley’s Album by Opening Military Records of the Real Buffalo Soldiers Who Inspired the Song…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on May 24, 2013 at 9:42am — No Comments

The 150th Anniversary of the United States Colored Troops

 

 

On May 22, 1863, the War Department issued General Orders 143, establishing a Bureau of Colored Troops in the Adjutant General’s Office to recruit and organize African American soldiers to fight for the Union Army. With this order, all African American regiments were designated as United States Colored Troops (USCT). …

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on May 23, 2013 at 10:12am — No Comments

ANCESTRY.COM AND TLC TEAM UP FOR NEW SEASON OF "WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?"

 

World's Largest Online Family History Resource Sponsors TV Series with Personal Look Inside the Ancestry of Beloved Celebrities

 

PROVO, Utah, May 21, 2013– Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online family history resource, announces it has…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on May 22, 2013 at 9:28am — No Comments

Introduction of Myself

My name is Julia Quicksall (Born Harlemert).  I am 55 years old, married, have 3 children and 3 grandchildren.  I am a newbie to genealogy.  I started working on my adoptive family history about a month to two months ago.  I am learning a lot about genealogy, and know that there is much more to learn.  I am open to all suggestions that may help me find my adoptive family's ancestors, stories about them, obituaries, etc.  At this time I am working mostly on records that I can find for free,…

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Added by Julia Ann Quicksall on May 20, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

First Marker of Cremeen,Cremeans and its variants result from Geno 2.0

Branch: M42

Age: About 75,000 Years Ago

Location of Origin: Africa

The common direct paternal ancestor of all men alive today was born in Africa around 140,000 years ago. Dubbed “Y-chromosome Adam” by the popular press, he was neither the first human male nor the only man alive in his time. He was, though, the only male whose Y-chromosome lineage is still around today.  All men, including your direct…

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Added by Richard Cremeans on May 13, 2013 at 9:55am — No Comments

Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois Conference - June 9, 2013



Those planning to attend The Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois' daylong Jewish genealogy conference, “Digging Deeper: Researching Our Ancestors With…
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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on May 13, 2013 at 8:41am — No Comments

Discover Your Ancestors Periodical launches in May 2013

Discover Your Ancestors issue 2 now on sale


After a very successful launch issue of Discover Your Ancestors annual bookazine, we are delighted to announce the publication of the second issue.



Both helping newcomers to family history research and reinspiring the…
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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on May 13, 2013 at 8:40am — No Comments

Illinois State Genealogical Society 2013 Fall Conference Announced

 
October 25 & 26, 2013, at Timber Creek Inn & Suites in Sandwich,…
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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on May 13, 2013 at 8:38am — No Comments

Reconsidering My Approach

As I am finally getting back into pursuing my genealogy, I am reconsidering my research data, my analysis techniques, and my approach to collecting, storing, and documenting the proofs of my research. Currently, I am using Family Tree Maker for Mac as my primary (and really only tool) for my research. However, as I read more about the proper methods for collecting, analyzing, and citing the research that I have collected, I am left with the question: "Is this enough?".



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Added by Dave Glogowski on May 12, 2013 at 9:25am — No Comments

Thomas Fosberry

Need Thomas Fosberry s Fathers name born about 1770. Thomas was born 1790 in Sussex 

Added by Frederick Fosberry on May 11, 2013 at 7:39am — No Comments

McConnell, John

Looking for information on John C.(Clinton) McConnell

B. November 17 1850 in Sherbrook Co. Canada

D. September 16, 1924  Embden, Cass County,  N. Dakota

     Wife: Mary Armour

     Married: September 23, 1879

      D. March 21, 1932

Son, my grandfather:  William Armour McConnell

                                 B. April 22, 1896

                                 D. June 27, 1958  in Embden, ND

 

I am looking for parents of…

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Added by Mary H McConnell on May 2, 2013 at 6:07am — 2 Comments

Findmypast.com Adds 23 Million Records and 121 Million Newspaper Pages From Around the World

Newly added collection documents hundreds of years of significant life events and media headlines

LOS ANGELES (May 1, 2013) – Findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history, has published more than 23 million new records and 121 million pages of U.S. and world newspapers to its already extensive collection of historical records. New…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on May 1, 2013 at 7:58pm — No Comments

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