Daily Archives: January 28, 2019

You Can’t Control What Others Do with Your Genealogy Information

You Can’t Control What Others Do with Your Genealogy Information. In back to back posts in two (2) different Facebook groups, separate individuals were complaining about people adding their relatives incorrectly to trees managed by these other people. You can’t … Continue reading

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Remembering January 28, 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger

I was recovering from my car accident two (2) weeks earlier so I was home when it happened. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Shuttle_Challenger_disaster. In memory of  the crew: Francis R. Scobee, Commander. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Scobee Michael J. Smith, Pilot. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_J._Smith_(astronaut) Ronald McNair, Mission Specialist. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_McNair Ellison … Continue reading

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Zorro RolePlaying Game Kickstarter Campaign

I saw this the other day on Kickstarter, https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gallantknightgames/zorrotm-the-roleplaying-game, and found it interesting because there are a number of books and movies about heroes or villains that could be adapted to RolePlaying Games (RPGs). Its campaign goal was $15,000 and … Continue reading

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Mystery Brothers

A big shout-out to Jamie of Applegate Genealogy for the title, https://applegategenealogy.wordpress.com/2019/01/25/mystery-brother/. I will be talking briefly about her post in The Mystery Brother — Applegate Genealogy. In my case, I found two (2) brothers in my tree that were … Continue reading

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The Mystery Brother — Applegate Genealogy

In July of 1907, Maryanna Louisa Witkowski, the daughter of Nicholas and Marcella (Mintkiewicz) Witkowski, left Poland for the small town of Dunkirk, New York to marry a man she had never met. She and Casimir Marczynski, a widower with … Continue reading

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And still not soup… — The Legal Genealogist

Ethnicity estimates are still just estimates There’s been a bit of a buzz recently as the DNA testing company 23andMe has updated its ethnicity estimates. For most people — The Legal Genealogist included — the estimates seem to be a … Continue reading

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Manatee Genealogical Society Bradenton, Florida

In addition to the recent post on the South Florida Museum – South Florida Museum, I decided to look at a genealogical society in the area. I quickly found the Manatee Genealogical Society: https://mgsfl.org/. It has a Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/ManateeGenealogicalSociety/. … Continue reading

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South Florida Museum

Updated to add link to Manatee Genealogical Society. In looking for a museum to focus on for this post, I found South Florida Museum, http://www.southfloridamuseum.org/. It’s in Bradenton, Florida, not too far from Gulfport, Florida. I will be posting about … Continue reading

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Gulfport Public Library – Mississippi Mondays January 28, 2019

I decided to focus on the Gulfport Public Library for today’s Mississippi Mondays. Some of the below comments are for the old library that was heavily damaged by Hurricane Katrina. I have not been to the new library that was … Continue reading

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The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered – Featured Vlogger of the Week January 28, 2019

This is my first Featured Vlogger of the Week. I checked YouTube and I have over 280 vloggers I follow on it. A lot more than I realized. They range the gamut, covering topics like my eclectic mix I cover, … Continue reading

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