Category Archives: Genealogy

DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees – 23andMe DNA Saturdays November 28, 2020

I saw this recently on 23andMe’s blog – DNA Testing Fills in Gaps for Adult Adoptees: https://blog.23andme.com/ancestry-reports/dna-testing-for-adoptees/ and thought it was a good post for this week’s DNA Saturdays post. It’s a longer article, but thought this portion was a … Continue reading

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Spanish Flu Retail Opportunities – MyHeritage November 26, 2020

I saw this on MyHeritage today- Spanish Flu Retail Opportunities: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/11/retail-opportunities-during-the-spanish-flu//. Much longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. By Esther November 26, 2020  History Months after being thrust into a global pandemic, one thing is certainly clear: our lives … Continue reading

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Current DNA Sales November 28, 2020

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New and exclusive Scottish records now online – FindMyPast Fridays November 27, 2020

I checked last night and saw it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new.  I shortened it a fair amount. Here’s the direct link – New and exclusive Scottish records now online:  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/scottish-monumental-inscriptions https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/unique-wartime-records Niall Cullen 27 November … Continue reading

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A Holiday Surprise: Descendants Get 100-Year-Old Holiday Cards From Their Ancestors – MyHeritage November 26, 2020

I saw this on MyHeritage recently- A Holiday Surprise: Descendants Get 100-Year-Old Holiday Cards From Their Ancestors: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/11/a-holiday-surprise-descendants-get-100-year-old-holiday-cards-from-their-ancestors/. Reminder: MyHeritageDNA Black Friday Sale ends today. Much longer article, but here’s a sample. By Talya November 26, 2020  Family History, Historical Records, Holidays, User … Continue reading

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Current DNA Sales November 27, 2020

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 23, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 23 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after November 19, 2020. New and Updated   New and Updated UPDATED Albemarle County, Virginia … Continue reading

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Andy Griffith Museum, Mount Airy – North Carolina Thursdays November 26, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Surry County. There were a few places that looked interesting. I went with Andy Griffith Museum in Mount Airy – http://www.surryarts.org/agmuseum/index.html. However, check about COVID-19 restrictions before scheduling … Continue reading

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The Baby Boomer Generation—Birth Years, Characteristics, and History – FamilySearch November 25, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch yesterday – The Baby Boomer Generation—Birth Years, Characteristics, and History: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/baby-boomer-generation-characteristics/. Article is longer, but here are some details. One of the advantages or disadvantages of taking business courses at several colleges at the same … Continue reading

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What Did the Pilgrims and Native Americans Eat at the First Thanksgiving? – FamilySearch November 23, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – What Did the Pilgrims and Native Americans Eat at the First Thanksgiving?: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/what-did-the-pilgrims-eat-first-thanksgiving/. Article is much longer, but here are some details. November 23, 2020 by David Nielsen Every year in November, many people … Continue reading

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