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November 2013 Blog Posts (8)

Chicago-area teacher and genealogist announces a project to "crowd-fund" a television documentary based on submitted family history stories



Speaking Saturday before a well-attended meeting of CAGGNI (Computer Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois) Kicking Up the Past project producer…
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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on November 19, 2013 at 9:29am — No Comments

Ancestry.com and the Associated Press Bring Historical AP Archives Online



New Agreement Provides a View of the Past through Historical News Reports


(Provo, Utah) – November 18, 2013 - Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online family history resource, is proud to…
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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on November 19, 2013 at 9:27am — No Comments

Are You Preparing Your Christmas News?

 Are you preparing your Christmas News or your yearly letter to preserve the important things for the last 12 months?

 This is the perfect time of the year to gather the wool and put the thoughts in print for family and close friends may learn how this year has faired.  Genealogically, it will help preserve memories of events, socially it helps to keep the family members in the loop, whether near or far.  

 Due to a Medical situation last year, my letter did not…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on November 14, 2013 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Topics Posted for Lemon Grove Library, Lemon Grove, CA & Bonita-Sunnyside Library, Bonita, CA.

           Topics for Lemon Grove Library for November and December are posted here.

                  REMEMBER NEW HOME   3001 School Lane, Lemon Grove, CA across from Fire Department.

20 November 2013  " Thanksgiving Memories,  Each person will share a Thanksgiving Memory or Tradition, is it related to an Ethnicity?" led by  Susi 
4 December 2013   "Roundtable Talks, and Your Goals for the Next Year," led by Susi, &…
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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on November 9, 2013 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Eastern European Family History Course To Be Offered At The Salt Lake Institute Of Genealogy In January 2014!



The Utah Genealogical Association is pleased to announce that a bold, new course is being offered at their popular Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy in January 2014.…
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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on November 8, 2013 at 12:13pm — 1 Comment

Geneaological Gem or Privacy Disaster

In this age of technological advancements and the use of social media, searching for a long last ancestor has become much easier.  But consider this, what may be a exciting find, can also be a privacy disaster.



Public records are available to anyone who knows how to search for them. A genealogical treasure trove of material is out there.   But often those same public records are misused as a form of identity theft.  Public records leave clues that can lead to other records and…

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Added by Tanya Macdonald on November 6, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments

The Letter

Since my family moved around so much, I have very little in the way of pictures or letters of my ancestors.  What I do have is so very precious to me.



My mother never met her paternal grandmother, and only had one photograph of her.  Her grandmother had passed away from pneumonia leaving very young children to be raised by others, among them my…

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Added by Tanya Macdonald on November 5, 2013 at 3:07pm — No Comments

FamilySearch Collection Update October 30, 2013



FamilySearch has added more than 135 million indexed records and images from Brazil, Canada, England, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, and the United…
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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on November 4, 2013 at 8:49am — No Comments

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