Daily Archives: May 2, 2019

Why It’s Important to Photograph Headstones

There are several reasons for photographing headstones. Outside the United States (U. S.), a number of countries or locations re-use graves if land is limited for new burials. In those cases, the headstones are often removed. Germany, Sweden, among others, … Continue reading

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Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘hair’ to undergo DNA testing

I saw this story about Leonardo‘s hair to be DNA tested several places – Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘hair’ to undergo DNA testing: https://www.keyt.com/lifestyle/leonardo-da-vincis-hair-to-undergo-dna-testing/1073841976 Leonardo’s hair to be DNA tested: https://www.ansa.it/english/news/lifestyle/arts/2019/04/29/leonardos-hair-to-be-dna-tested_d4833848-8626-48bb-aea2-f15fea68657c.html  

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry

I saw this earlier today on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. I am only including the newest items since the last time I updated the list New and Updated New and Updated UPDATED U.S., Presbyterian … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 29, 2019

Thought I had posted this a couple of days ago –New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 29, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-april-29-2019/. There is going to be a lot of crossover with this post – https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/05/02/new-records-on-familysearch-from-april-2019 FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day DNA Sale Prices Most Sales End May 13, 2019

Updated May 13, 2019 (last update as most of the sales end today) – removed LivingDNA as sale has ended; made other minor price changes as needed; updated May 8, 2019 – added FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Mother’s Day Sale, other … Continue reading

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My 2,000th Blog Post

 This should be 2,000th post, not counting the first Blog post that WordPress ate or any subsequent blog posts that I deleted. As always, a big thank you to those who read my blog, follow me, like a post, or … Continue reading

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How to Find Out Who Your Great-Grandparents Were – FindMyPast

I saw this on FindMyPast earlier today – How to Find Out Who Your Great-Grandparents Were – FindMyPast https://blog.findmypast.com/discover-find-great-grandparents-family-history-2635932312.html As one of my great-grandparents is an unknown; he signed a Bastardy Bond, but denied being the father of the unborn … Continue reading

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Fox and Friends’ Jedediah Bila’s Family History Revealed – MyHeritage

I saw this earlier today on MyHeritage‘s blog – Fox and Friends’ Jedediah Bila’s Family History Revealed: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/05/fox-and-friends-jedediah-bilas-family-history-revealed/. ack in February, Yvette Corporon visited Fox and Friends where she revealed to Griff Jenkins his MyHeritage DNA results live on air. Yvette … Continue reading

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Understanding Your New Ethnicity Estimate – AncestryDNA

I saw this on Ancestry‘s blog just now – Understanding Your New Ethnicity Estimate: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/05/02/understanding-your-new-ethnicity-estimate/. We’re always looking for new ways to help support our customers on their journeys of personal discovery. Often that means updating our products and services … Continue reading

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New Records on FamilySearch from April 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch a few minutes ago – New Records on FamilySearch from April 2019 – https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/new-records-april-2019/ New Records on FamilySearch from April 2019 – FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in April of 2019 with an astounding … Continue reading

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