Category Archives: Genealogy

1966 Missouri Death Certificates Available Online

Received an e-mail from the Missouri Secretary of State’s office indicating the 1966 Missouri Death Certificates are now live. They are free to view and download from http://s1.sos.mo.gov/Records/Archives/ArchivesMvc. If you have a family member who died in 1966 in the … Continue reading

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DNA Day Sales 2017

Update Tuesday April 25, 2017: Happy DNA Day. Update Monday April 24, 2017: 23andMe Mother’s Day Sale (running through May 14th); $20 off regular prices. Not exactly a DNA Day Sale, but it is running during DNA Day. Update Sunday, … Continue reading

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Why Not To Rely on Obits, Death Certificates, and Cemetery Records When Adding Memorials to Find-A-Grave

Apologies for the long blog post title, but there is a reason for it. Find-A-Grave has one major rule when it comes to adding memorials. The surname has to match the surname on the headstone. The first name, middle name, … Continue reading

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Ancestry.com Releases Find-A-Grave App for Android Devices

Ancestry.com announced the release of an Android app for Find-A-Grave. Ancestry released an Apple version of the app back in March. In the middle of a sleet/snow event here so I won’t have much time to check it for now. … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Ending Photoduplication Service 05 December 2014

As announced by FamilySearch, they are ending the photoduplication service as of 05 December 2014. They will process existing orders, but will not be accepting new orders at that time. This was a great service. It allowed you to order up … Continue reading

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Find-A-Grave Cemetery Meet-up October 18, 2014

Ancestry.com has announced Saturday, October 18th as Find-A-Grave Community Day. Use the hashtag #FGDay when posting to social media sites. They include a cemetery etiquette guide, but it ignores the first rule of cemetery visits – check with the cemetery … Continue reading

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Four Sisters Forty Years in Photos

This will be a short post as I think the link speaks for itself eloquently. http://www.ijreview.com/2014/10/184386-four-sisters-forty-years  

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