Category Archives: Genealogy

It’s Data Privacy Day—Here’s How We’re Safeguarding Your Data – Ancestry.com January 28, 2020

I saw this on Ancestry.com a little bit ago – It’s Data Privacy Day—Here’s How We’re Safeguarding Your Data: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2020/01/28/its-data-privacy-day-heres-how-were-safeguarding-your-data/. Posted by Eric Heath on January 28, 2020 in Website Today is International Data Privacy Day, a global effort held … Continue reading

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General Funston Boyhood Home and Museum, Iola – Kansas Tuesdays January 28, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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USS Oklahoma Pearl Harbor Unidentified Burial – Gerald Homer Pirtle, Re-buried in Wichita November 2018 – Tombstone Tuesdays January 28, 2020

I apologize for not posting this sooner. I saw it last month and started a post that I thought posted, but turns out it was saved as a draft instead. I noticed today that it hadn’t been posted. I noticed … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 27 January 2020

I went looking for this last night, but didn’t see it until after I posted my last post for the day – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 27 January 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-27-january-2020/. Over 3.9M records from North Carolina … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum, Tupelo – Mississippi Mondays January 27, 2020

As I continue heading south this week for Mississippi Mondays, I saw Tupelo in Lee County. Since it’s the birth month of Elvis, I thought Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum – https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60746-d286284-Reviews-Elvis_Presley_Birthplace_Museum-Tupelo_Mississippi.html would be a good choice for this week’s Mississippi … Continue reading

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A Family Torn Apart in the Wake of the Holocaust Reunites Through MyHeritage – January 27, 2020

I saw this earlier on MyHeritage – A Family Torn Apart in the Wake of the Holocaust Reunites Through MyHeritage – January 27, 2020: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/01/a-family-torn-apart-in-the-wake-of-the-holocaust-reunites-through-myheritage/. A lot more to the article, but trying to stick with my limit of less … Continue reading

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The story behind the German Jewish war hero honored on both sides of the Atlantic, decades apart – CNN January 27, 2020

In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020. I saw this on CNN today – The story behind the German Jewish war hero honored on both sides of the Atlantic, decades apart: https://edition.cnn.com/2020/01/27/europe/richard-stern-photo-grm-scli-intl/index.html. A lot more in the link, but … Continue reading

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Please Keep My Niece in Your Prayers – January 26, 2020

I found out a few days ago, my niece has breast cancer. The doctors are 95% certain it’s malignant. They don’t know the stage yet as they are running more tests. initial biopsy results showing invasive ductal carcinoma, 7mm (small) … Continue reading

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Discover the Meaning of Your Name and How Common it Is – FamilySearch January 24, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch – Discover the Meaning of Your Name and How Common it Is: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/what-does-my-name-mean-and-how-common/. Funny thing is I was looking for something like this several days ago. January 24, 2020  – by  Jessica Grimaud What does my … Continue reading

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Random database search uncovers information waiting to be found at archives — Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

After so many years of doing research on my ancestors, it is hard to predict what else could come my way. My latest discovery proves that good things do come to those who wait. Out of boredom, I posted during … Continue reading

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