Daily Archives: March 12, 2019

FamilyTree DNA Updates Its Terms of Service and Privacy Statement Regarding Law Enforcement Matching Preferences

  I missed it earlier, but FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) has updated its Terms of Service and Privacy Statement. I received an e-mail this afternoon with the following information. We Are Updating Our Terms of Service and Privacy Statement Regarding Law … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Corner – Roland Wright: The Dice Game — Meeple Momma

Hello and welcome to Kickstarter Corner where I discuss a current Kickstarter project that has come across my radar. This installment will be discussing an amusingly titled roll-and-write game called Roland Wright: The Dice Game. via Kickstarter Corner – Roland Wright: … Continue reading

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DNA Testing – What’s the Best Test?

Updated March 12, 2019: added links to Promethease, Livewello, and several other companies that were compared by SelfDecode below so you can decide for yourself which may best suit your needs and budget. I decided to add this one as … Continue reading

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Irish Gravestone Symbols – BillionGraves

BillionGraves latest blog post – Irish Gravestone Symbols: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/03/12/irish-gravestone-symbols/. I didn’t copy/paste most of the above link below, other than parts that had links. Each of the symbols mentioned below have headstone images for each symbol. Irish Gravestone Symbol #1: … Continue reading

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The Historical Gamer – Featured Vlogger of the Week March 12, 2019

I chose The Historical Gamer as the Featured Vlogger of the Week for March 12, 2019. It’s nice to see a vlogger use another channel in addition to YouTube. The Historical Gamer reviews a variety of wargames that range from … Continue reading

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The Smithalo – Kansas Tuesdays

I found this on a Kansas search of Roadside America: The Smithalo: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/16564 Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Smithalo/@39.122689,-97.3956557,89m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x87bd1fab5699484f:0xe5bea41a7f09fd02!8m2!3d39.122689!4d-97.395243 (Street View allows you to get a zoomed in view of the monument) Longford Kansas website: https://www.longfordks.org/attractions Atlas Obscura: no listing located Facebook (website … Continue reading

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Gravestones.org Websites – Tombstone Tuesdays March 12, 2019

Another major cemetery or graving site is divided into sections: Gravestones.org. You can start with https://arkansasgravestones.org/. I included links to each section below in the About GPP quote. Browse over 1,214,000 gravestone photo records from across Arkansas! The Arkansas Gravestones … Continue reading

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Can DNA Help Me Find My Prussians? — The Family Kalamazoo

My maternal grandmother’s mother’s family emigrated from somewhere in Prussia. Ancestry has further refined some of the ethnicity findings, and now they are showing me with 6.1% Eastern European (this has been there in varying amounts both here and on … Continue reading

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My 1,500th Blog Post

Updated March 23, 2019 – realized I missed a category/topic. I am fast approaching blog post #1,500. As always, a big thank you to those who read my blog, follow me, like a post, or comment. It’s appreciated. If I … Continue reading

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