Author Archives: ICT Genealogist

About ICT Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now.

‘What’s my real identity?’: As DNA ancestry sites gather more data, the answer for consumers often changes – Stat News

Two articles, second links to the first. I found this in searching for DNA articles: ‘What’s my real identity?’: As DNA ancestry sites gather more data, the answer for consumers often changes: https://www.statnews.com/2019/05/22/dna-ancestry-sites-gather-data-shifting-answers-consumers/. In addition, a second search found this … Continue reading

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82nd Airborne War Memorial Museum, Fort Bragg – North Carolina Thursdays May 23, 2019

As Memorial Day week-end is approaching in the U. S., I thought this would be an appropriate North Carolina Thursdays post. I saw it on Visit NC – 82nd Airborne War Memorial Museum, Fort Bragg – North Carolina Thursdays May … Continue reading

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The choice that really isn’t — The Legal Genealogist

GEDmatch opt out is an illusion Dealing with privacy issues when it comes to DNA databases created for genealogical purposes is like trying to nail jello to a tree. 1,072 more words via The choice that really isn’t — The Legal … Continue reading

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A Whale Shark Cooperates with the Diver Saving Him – YouTube Video

YouTube comes up with some interesting suggestions some days – A Whale Shark Cooperates with the Diver Saving Him https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYxsoLELIuI (about 1:28 minutes long).

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Smithsonian Channel – Featured Vlogger of the Week May 22, 2019

For some reason when I tried to post it recently, it included a text box that I hadn’t added. I chose the Smithsonian YouTube channel as the Featured Vlogger of the Week May 22, 2019 –  https://m.youtube.com/user/smithsonianchannel. It has over … Continue reading

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Transcribe the military records of African American soldiers in the American Civil War – Zooniverse

I saw this recently – Transcribe the military records of African American soldiers in the American Civil War: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/usct/african-american-civil-war-soldiers Due to the number of volunteers who have already helped, The volunteer response was so great that we have already finished transcribing the … Continue reading

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See Historical Events Your Ancestors Lived Through and More—FamilySearch Update

I saw this on FamilySearch earlier today – See Historical Events Your Ancestors Lived Through and More—FamilySearch Update: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/historical-events-detail-view/. When we learn about historical events in our ancestors’ lives, we can better understand who they were. I recently read my grandfather’s … Continue reading

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