Category Archives: Genealogy

FindMyPast Fridays – March 22, 2019

Thank you to FindMyPast – https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-march-22nd-2632376125.html for posting this on Thursday as it makes it easier for me to schedule for Friday mornings. I know they aren’t doing it for my benefit, but as it helps me out, I thought acknowledging … Continue reading

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Genealogy Jargon Defined | Ancestry – YouTube Video

If you aren’t familiar with some of the jargon used by genealogists, Ancestry.com has a good video on the subject: Genealogy Jargon Defined | Ancestry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOdp7ez0JpI (around 43:24 minutes long). How to connect with Ancestry: Connect with Ancestry: Visit Ancestry’s … Continue reading

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Thank You Edith — DaleGreeneArts

Edith Cavell was a nurse in World War One in Brussels. I can’t imagine being a nurse during that time when there were no antibiotics, where men who were wounded beyond repair were often left to die, where amputations were … Continue reading

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Bukovina Society Headquarters and Museum – Ellis, Kansas March 19, 2019

I found this museum on Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bukovina_Society_Headquarters_and_Museum. Official website: Bukovina Society Headquarters and Museum – Ellis, Kansas http://bukovinasociety.org/ Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bukovina-Society-Headquarters-and-Museum/138372026309757 Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps/search/first+congregational+church,+Ellis+Kansas/@38.9403192,-99.5602845,180m/data=!3m1!1e3 Atlas Obscura: no listing located Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/explore/locations/138372026309757/bukovina-society-headquarters-and-museum/ Only In Your State:  No images found Trip … Continue reading

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More Suggested Improvements for Find-A-Grave

I made some suggested improvements for Find-A-Grave at Ways Find-A-Grave Needs to Improve. As an add-on to my suggestion from the above link, Next, let people know when the FAQs/Help/Rules change and note the sections and dates when the changes … Continue reading

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Expect 5 – 10% Sharing Rate on 23andMe

I originally started this post in mid-December 2013, but kept off posting it. Back then, you had to invite people to share and you could see anonymous matches. The interesting thing is the sharing response rate has stayed around 10% … Continue reading

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FindMyPast 40% Discount for 3-Month Subscription Before March 30, 2019

There are some other bloggers including a link on their blogs, which may or may not be affiliate links. For example, https://genealogybargains.com/st-patricks-day-sale-save-40-on-findmypast/ has a link in the post;the link appears to be an affiliate link according to the note at … Continue reading

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