Category Archives: Genealogy

Guardiome DNA Update – DNA Saturdays September 19, 2020

I haven’t done an update on Guardiome in a while – Guardiome DNA Update – DNA Saturdays May 16, 2020. Here’s the link to the website: https://www.guardiome.com/. They are now accepting orders, but the price is $1,299. Here’s what you … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Updates Its Genealogies Search Page – September 18, 2020

I saw this today on FamilySearch – FamilySearch Updates Its Genealogies Search Page: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/genealogies-search-update/. A lot more information on the article. September 18, 2020  – by  Diane Sagers –snip– For 125 years, the Genealogy Society of Utah and its successor, FamilySearch … Continue reading

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Nansemond Land Tax Lists — a true relation

IT HAD SOMEHOW escaped me that the Nansemond Land Tax Lists for 1782-1861 were now digitized and freely available via FamilySearch. What a treasure trove of information, and for a so-called “burned county,” where multiple fires gutted the archives time … Continue reading

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Current DNA Sales September 19, 2020

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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Commonplace Fun Facts – Featured Blogger of the Week September 18, 2020

For this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week, I chose Commonplace Fun Facts:  https://commonplacefacts.wordpress.com/ as the Featured Blogger of the Week. I have been reading the blog since March 2020. About post  – https://commonplacefacts.wordpress.com/about/  Social Media Links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/commonplacefacts/ Twitter: … Continue reading

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Brand new travel records and feature enhancements – FindMyPast Fridays September 18, 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 bit as the new editor is being more a pain than the old editor. Here’s the direct link – … Continue reading

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House of Flags Museum, Columbus – North Carolina Thursdays September 17, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Columbus, Polk County. There were a number of places that sounded interesting. I went with House of Flags Museum – https://houseofflags.org/. I felt it was a good choice … Continue reading

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Newspapers and their images — The Legal Genealogist

Another new tool, for finding news images If there’s a genealogist alive who doesn’t love newspapers, The Legal Genealogist hasn’t encountered such. And if there’s a newspaper-loving genealogist alive in the United States who doesn’t love Chronicling America, well, there’s … Continue reading

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Hairenik Launches Online Digital Archive – The Armenian Weekly September 14, 2020

This seems to be shaping as Armenian genealogy month as I am sharing a number of Armenian posts this month. I think it’s neat as this is one group that doesn’t get a lot of notice. Ran across this on … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 14 September 2020 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 14 September 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-14-september-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. FamilySearch added 100K new, digital images for Italy, Trieste … Continue reading

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