Category Archives: History

Go back to 19th-century Scotland with our latest releases – FindMyPast Fridays March 27, 2020

I did not see anything last night on FindMyPast. Here’s this week’s FindMyPast Fridays – Go back to 19th-century Scotland with our latest releases – FindMyPast https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/exclusive-kilmarnock-records. They can usually be found at https://www.findmy past.com/blog/new/, either Thursday or Friday, depending … Continue reading

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Potted history of Monaco — View from the Back

While researching my previous posts on the Casino and Hotel Hermitage, I realised that I didn’t know enough about Monaco’s history. It’s the world’s second smallest country, preceded by only the Vatican. Ruled by the (in)famous Grimaldi family. As a … Continue reading

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The Unknowns of the U. S. Stimulus Bill – March 26, 2020

First, the bill has not been passed yet. The Senate passed their version yesterday. The House will review it today and tomorrow with a vote expected tomorrow. The House is not in session, but will do the vote from wherever … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Shelter-in-Place & Stay-at-Home Orders on Google Maps – Randy Majors

I saw this earlier today – Coronavirus Shelter-in-Place & Stay-at-Home Orders on Google Maps – Randy Majors: https://www.randymajors.com/p/coronavirus-on-google-maps.html. I have shared one other article by Randy: Randy Majors Mapping Web Site Update September 3, 2019. He normally focuses on genealogy … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 19, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 19, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after March 6, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED Quebec, Canada, Notarial Records, 1637-1935 … Continue reading

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Brand new family records from Britain and Jamaica – FindMyPast Fridays March 20, 2020

I did not see anything last night on FindMyPast. Here’s this week’s FindMyPast Fridays – https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/exclusive-irish-records. They can usually be found at https://www.findmy past.com/blog/new/, either Thursday or Friday, depending on when they get posted. Niall Cullen 20 March 2020 Let … Continue reading

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New and exclusive Irish family records now online – FindMyPast Fridays March 13, 2020

I did not see anything last night on FindMyPast. Here’s this week’s FindMyPast Fridays – New and exclusive Irish family records now online: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/exclusive-irish-records. They can usually be found at https://www.findmy past.com/blog/new/, either Thursday or Friday, depending on when they … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 10, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 10, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after March 6, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED Quebec, Canada, Notarial Records, 1637-1935 … Continue reading

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Mississippi Music Museum, Hazlehurst – Mississippi Mondays March 9, 2020

This week’s Mississippi Mondays post is Mississippi Music Museum, Hazlehurst (Copiah County): https://web.archive.org/web/20180101000000*/http://www.msmusic.org/mississippi-music-museum.html. This is one of several music museums in Mississippi. It’s in the same building as the Train Depot Museum. I checked both when doing my research as … Continue reading

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Escaping to the Conch Republic — Dundee Girl’s Blog

The Welcome to the Conch Republic sign will be one of the first things you see as you walk across the tarmac to the small terminal. You immediately feel like you are truly in the islands – when driving from … Continue reading

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