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August 2014 Blog Posts (9)

Holidays are coming. Are You READY!

Block this date for a day of fun and learning.





It won't even seem like learning.  A great interactive day has been planned.



Attendees will learn how to have fun, learn and not cost a large amount of money.

4 October   10 AM  to 4  PM   

Bonita-Sunnyside Library, Bonita, CA 

Engaging Your Family in Your Family's History Workshop.



Topics are:



Creating a Family Heirloom, come learn…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on August 30, 2014 at 6:20pm — No Comments

GenForum message boards and other service close to closure

Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.

I, for one, will be missing the closure of the forums, to which i have contributed over several years, both posing questions and providing responses.

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Added by William Douglas on August 29, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

NGS Announces Publication of Genealogy and the Law by Kay and William Frielich

ARLINGTON, VA, 26 AUGUST 2014: The National Genealogical Society announces the

release of Genealogy and the Law: A Guide to Legal Sources for the Family Historian by Kay

Haviland Freilich, CGSM, CGLSM, FNGS and William B. Freilich, Esq. Genealogy and the Law guides

readers through the variety of legal sources that genealogists need in order to explain many of

the events that occurred in their ancestors’ lives. Land ownership, estate…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on August 26, 2014 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Hong Kong Census - Colonial Ancestors

Annual population statistics were provided in Hong Kong throughout the 19th. and early 20th. century.  Unfortunately, these do not provide the detailed information sought by today's…

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Added by Christine Thomas on August 22, 2014 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Richard Turner born about 1662 died 1742

Looking for father of Richard Turner was born Abt 1662 in Lands End, Cornwallshire County, England, and died Bef 8 Oct 1742 in Caroline County, Virginia. He married Elizabeth. She was born Abt 1662.  NOTE: Should be Corwall England.

Added by Adrian R Ottaway on August 21, 2014 at 7:23am — No Comments

Colonial Ancestors - Hong Kong

Do not give up hope if you ancestors were born in Hong Kong.  Certificates are available although there are gaps in the records due to losses in the second world war.  This link will give you further details: …

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Added by Christine Thomas on August 21, 2014 at 3:21am — No Comments

2014 FGS CONFERENCE ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS AUGUST 19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE​

2014 FGS CONFERENCE ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS AUGUST 19

“Gone to Texas” – A Conference for the Nation’s Genealogists

 

August 15, 2014 – Austin, TX.  Online…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on August 17, 2014 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Research Methods to Help You. All Rights Reserved

 

Methods to help you have the results you seek

 

!.   Record Keeping is Critical

2.  Timeline is a boost for research

3.  Know your Census’s Difference

4.  Go back where you were and recheck for new data, especially FamilySearch.org.

5.   Do not waste steps  : > )

 

 

Do you wonder what that statement means?   

 

  1. When doing census research always, check page before and after page your looking at for…
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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on August 14, 2014 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Research Tips for Traveling

Susi Pentico will be giving a talk on the tips and tricks of a successful trip for research.  There are some key things one must to before leaving and preferably about 4 or so months before or even a year before. So when you arrive they are familiar with you.  Come to the Bonita-Sunnyside Library 12 to 3 pm Saturday 2 August and learn more.

 It is free.

Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on August 1, 2014 at 11:44pm — No Comments

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