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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

Posted in, BillionGraves, Cemetery, Find A Grave, Genealogy, Maple Grove Cemetery, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment Releases Find-A-Grave App for Android Devices 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 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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On Again Off Again Free AncestryDNA Kit for New Ancestry Yearly Subscriptions – Part Two

I reported on the free AncestryDNA kit offer for new subscribers two weeks ago. The sale was over in less than two days. It’s back. The deal is now $99 for six month subscription or $19.99/month for six months with … Continue reading

Posted in, AncestryDNA | Leave a comment Offering Free Access to Revolutionary War Records Through 31 July 2014

In addition to my last post about MyHeritage offering free World War I access this month, is offering free Revolutionary War access through the end of the month. Free access includes Revolutionary War pensions, service records, war rolls, payment … Continue reading

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Seems to be AncestryDNA week. I found this posted on KCPW. An interview between The Bottom Line and Tim Sullivan, Ancestry’s President and CEO. Runs about half hour. Some of the interesting points about AncestryDNA can be heard starting at … Continue reading

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