Daily Archives: December 21, 2019

Using War Memorials to research ancestors from the First World War – The Genealogist December 20, 2019

I saw this on the Genealogist website – Using War Memorials to research ancestors from the First World War: https://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/featuredarticles/2019/using-war-memorials-to-research-ancestors-from-the-first-world-war-1213/ We have just released over 12,000 records from 138 War Memorials. This means that there is now a total of … Continue reading

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Battleship TEXAS Dry Berth Project Phase I Presentation – Abridged – YouTube Video

Here’s a YouTube video on the USS Texas – Battleship TEXAS Dry Berth Project Phase I Presentation – Abridged – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0jl8lJTMds (about 9:28 minutes long). It’s in pretty bad shape with the hope they can save it.

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How do the Japanese celebrate Christmas? — American in Korea

When I went to Japan, I was surprised to find that they celebrate Christmas because they have not embraced Christianity. However, the attitude in Japan is, “This is a nice holiday. The rest of the world celebrates it, so we … Continue reading

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Protecting your mental health during this Christmas season. — Abbey’s Chronicles

Ladies and gentlemen, the Christmas period is upon us yet again. For most people this is a season of love and celebration- it’s one filled with eating, drinking, partying and spending quality time with loved ones . But for some … Continue reading

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World War I in the Colonies: China, Middle East and Africa — Weapons and Warfare

Soon after London declared war on August 4, 1914, Britain’s colonial and dominion governments worked closely with the Admiralty to put together expeditions designed to seize Germany’s overseas ports and high-frequency radio stations. At the same time, the India Office … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Sweden: 25 Ways to Explore Its Heritage – FamilySearch December 19, 2019

I saw this earlier on FamilySearch – Things to Do in Sweden: 25 Ways to Explore Its Heritage – FamilySearch December 19, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/25-things-to-do-in-sweden/. I cut it short as it’s a long article. December 19, 2019  – by  Alison Ensign –snip– … Continue reading

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Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales December 21, 2019

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Thank You to the 302 Followers Who Follow My Blog – December 21, 2019

First, I want to thank those who Follow my blog. You are appreciated. I meant to post this last night. I re-scheduled a post last night to today with the intent to post this last night as I hit 300 … Continue reading

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Tribal Quest Ecuador: MyHeritage Documents the Family Histories of the Achuar Tribe – MyHeritage December 15, 2019

I saw this last tonight on MyHeritage – Tribal Quest Ecuador: MyHeritage Documents the Family Histories of the Achuar Tribe – MyHeritage December 15, 2019: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/12/tribal-quest-ecuador-myheritage-documents-the-family-histories-of-the-achuar-tribe/. By Talya December 15, 2019 MyHeritage News, Pro Bono Projects Across a diverse range … Continue reading

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Searching British War Records from World War II – FamilySearch December 20, 2019

I saw this last night on FamilySearch – Searching British War Records from World War II – FamilySearch December 20, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/search-british-war-records-ww2/. A lot more information in the link. December 20, 2019  – by  Amie Tennant On September 3, 1939, Britain … Continue reading

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