Daily Archives: January 10, 2020

kinvestigations – Featured Blogger of the Week January 10, 2020

For this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week, I chose kinvestigations: https://kinvestigations.com/. I hadn’t noticed her posting for a while – January 2019. I probably started following her around March 2018 and she was one of the earliest bloggers to follow me. … Continue reading

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How to Search United States World War II Military Records – FamilySearch January 8, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – How to Search United States World War II Military Records: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/military-records-search-ww2-us/. Original article over 1,000 words. January 8, 2020  – by  Amie Tennant With over 16 million Americans who served in some capacity during … Continue reading

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#52Ancestors – Week One: First — kinvestigations

When I first started blogging about my research last spring (after years of meaning-to-but-not-doing-it), I casually made a couple of #52Ancestors posts, but something about not having started the challenge the first week made it harder for me to commit. … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 9, 2020

I saw this last night on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 6, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after January 6, 2020. I debated posting the last update as it was only a single item, … Continue reading

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5 Groundbreaking Inventions that Were Shockingly Underappreciated in Their Time – MyHeritage January 9, 2020

I saw this yesterday on MyHeritage – 5 Groundbreaking Inventions that Were Shockingly Underappreciated in Their Time – MyHeritage January 9, 2020: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/01/5-groundbreaking-inventions-that-were-shockingly-underappreciated-in-their-time/.  by Esther January 9, 2020 History Human history was built on the tension between our natural curiosity … Continue reading

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The Wizards of Middle-earth – YouTube Video Men of the West

I saw this on YouTube last night – “The Wizards of Middle-earth” on YouTube – Men of the West https://youtu.be/wGugCsfT6po (about 18:26 minutes long).  

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Lou Zocchi GoFundMe Campaign – Gaming Legend Had Garage Fire

Disclaimer: I worked briefly for Lou Zocchi back in the early 1980s. I consider him a friend although he’s not a fan of technology so haven’t talked to him since the late 1980s or mid-1990s. I didn’t see this until … Continue reading

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New 1939 Register entries and military records – FindMyPast Fridays January 10, 2020

Update: I have not forgotten North Carolina Thursdays. I helped a friend yesterday and it threw off my North Carolina post as I wasn’t expecting it to take as long as it did. I hope to have it shortly, backdated … Continue reading

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January Genealogy Help Calendar — North Carolina Collection

Happy New Year to one and all! We hope that 2020 is a good year for you and that you have great luck finding your ancestors. Stop by during the drop in times on the calendar or call us at … Continue reading

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How to Write Blog Posts That Get You More Readers — The Art of Blogging

Have you ever spent a huge amount of time working on a blog post only for it to get a few likes and maybe a comment or two? And not even a new follower? Yeah, that sucks. Big time. You … Continue reading

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