I am sitting here in Houston, waiting for Hurricane Ike to arrive. It’s 9AM and he’s not expected until around midnight but I’m nervous and not quite sure what to do. Arranging things around the house, most of it seems pointless. You never really know what’s going to happen until it happens. Will we flood? Will windows break from flying tree branches or patio furniture? Nobody can say for sure. But we are lucky and out of the way of such disaster that would require evacuating.
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This is the title of my new DNA Testing Guide. You can download it free from this page.
My DNA Testing Adviser web site has a lot of useful information for genealogists, adoptees and others. Yet I felt an overview was needed to put the different DNA tests in perspective.
I describe the four major test types. Then I summarize their purposes, strengths…
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I am searching for William Wood and his wife Rebecca, which could not be her name, from Rowan County NC. I found William and Rebecca listed on FamilySearch, he was born in about 1752,she about 1758. They had 13 children, They were supposed to have moved some time later to Rhea Co Tennessee with Jacob Walser and Thomas Hall and families. He would be my GGG grandmothers father and she was Nany Wood Hall, she married Thomas Hall from the same place on Nov 6,1801, in Rowan county, listed on…Continue
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Posted: 29 Aug 2011 05:00 AM PDT
Kimberly Powell, About.com Guide, tells us the following:
“The new Family History Library microfilm…
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This blog is for the Stump Family, they originated in Germany, came to the US in the early 1700's. Landed in NY, then moved on to Tulpehocken, Berks Co, PA, some went to Lebanon PA, some went to Ontario Canada, other migrated into OH and Noble Co, and Elkhart Co IN. Click on the link below and find out if your Stump Family is related to my Stump Family.
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If you will take the time to deed into deeds, you just may find the clues to break through your brick walls. Find out how!http://goo.gl/Z53O4
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What's in a deed? Here's what you need to know!http://goo.gl/sSyve
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Are land terms Greek to you? Here's help!http://goo.gl/JGcLO
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Researching, Preparation and Completion, the Right Way or the not Thinking Way?
I just read a very, very sad tale, that could have been so very, very different. I want to share with everyone,
what I learned and why it is so valuable to follow.
A researcher on a rootsweb list page posted a tale of woe and discontent of sorts, not total but enough to say that
their ground work was not laid even if they had extra hands and…Continue
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How do you find a land record that took place AFTER the transfer from the government or state? Find out!http://goo.gl/snxj9
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Ready to search for your ancestor's public land record? I'll tell you how!http://goo.gl/pnLIR
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Ever wish you could just go see where your ancestor lived but can't travel right now? Try this!http://goo.gl/uPW5m
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As Erin put it “It is my attempt to make sense of my ancestors, their place in time, and the communities they lived in as they moved west in Canada”. She had been on since August the 11th , and has written such blogs as “Vic and Cassie Lloyd”, and 'The Benefits of Asking Questions and Questioning Answers”.
She also does blogs on such subjects as “Friday Funny”, “Saturday Surnames”, and “Tombstone Tuesday Erin writes with an easy and informed style, and one hopes that she keeps up the…Continue
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