Daily Archives: February 7, 2019

Be Careful Trusting Official Records

Standard Disclaimer: I am not a medical health professional and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as medical advice. If you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 911 (where applicable) or contact … Continue reading

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Happy Angel Day Dad February 7, 1977

I have memory issues, but some things stick in my memory. The death of Dad is one of those events. He died February 7, 1977. You can visit his grave on BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/headstone/Fredrick-Willard-Smith/843592  or Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/85161383/f-smit – has a photo … Continue reading

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Six Steps to Become a Better Genealogy Researcher: Ancestral Findings

I received this in an e-mail today: https://ancestralfindings.com/become-a-better-researcher/ (YouTube video link below in case there are issues with it in the link above) Six Steps to Become a Better Genealogy Researcher: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVXqWrcS8zs (YouTube video). 1) Don’t Search Multiple Databases at … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Is Using FIRs to Distinguish Full and Half Siblings – The DNA Geek

Thank to the DNA Geek for sending the e-mail and the fir humor: https://thednageek.com/ancestrydna-is-using-firs-to-distinguish-full-and-half-siblings/. Leah does a great job of explaining how AncestryDNA is using FIRs to determine full vs. half-siblings.

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Finding Your Bio People – Testing Companies – Part II — The ABC Blog

When I tested there were not as many “commercial” testing companies as there are now. There are “professional” labs that have done testing for years. With the launch of Ancestry.com autosomal DNA testing in 2012 testing for the average person … Continue reading

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Sioux Indians and Ancient Hawaiians – YouTube Video

I was doing a general search for military history on YouTube and came across this video: Sioux Indians and Ancient Hawaiians https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVnNfdlG2P0 (about 48:14 minutes long). It’s not that often I see an article, book, or video – excluding long … Continue reading

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Star Trek Klingon Monopoly

I saw this on Facebook, but here’s the direct link: https://www.thinkgeek.com/product/jqmk/ (not an affiliate link).  I removed the affiliate link that was attached by the person who posted it on Facebook. YouTube link: Star Trek Klingon Monopoly – Exclusive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29SVrcjrVKU. … Continue reading

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