Category Archives: History

Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 22, 2021

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 22, 2021: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after July 19, 2021. I try to check every day or two since they can … Continue reading

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New records from Scotland, Australia & Canada – FindMyPast Fridays July 23, 2021

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 fair amount and highlighted the different topics covered. Here’s the direct link – New records from Scotland, Australia & Canada: … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 19, 2021

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 19, 2021: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after July 12, 2021. I try to check every day or two since they can … Continue reading

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Stunning Old-Fashioned Names for Boys and Girls – FamilySearch July 19, 2021

I saw this on FamilySearch today – Stunning Old-Fashioned Names for Boys and Girls: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/old-fashioned-names/. Longer article. July 19, 2021 – by Annelie Hansen There is a certain charm to vintage or old-fashioned names. They breathe a sense of ancestral strength and tradition … Continue reading

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100-pound tropical fish discovered on a beach in Oregon – CNN July 20, 2021 Weirdness Wednesdays July 21, 2021

This is a more interesting Weirdness Wednesday – 100–pound tropical fish discovered on a beach in Oregon https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/19/us/opah-fish-found-oregon-cost-trnd-scn/index.html. Slightly longer article. By Amanda Jackson and Camille Furst, CNN July 20, 2021 (CNN)A large colorful fish washed ashore on the Oregon coast last … Continue reading

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Osborne County Historical Museum, Osborne – Kansas Tuesdays July 20, 2021

I chose to look in Osborne County, Kansas for this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post. I went with the Osborne County Historical Museum, Osborne – https://www.facebook.com/OCGHS/. It may have restrictions due to COVID-19. Check with the Museum before scheduling an appointment. … Continue reading

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Queen & Wife Of The Conqueror: Life Of Matilda of Flanders – William’s Perfect Match — THE CHRONICLES OF HISTORY

Matilda of Flanders was a crowned Queen Consort of England. She was the wife of William the Conqueror and proved that she was his match in every way. Matilda’s story focuses on empowerment, loyalty, family, love, strength, sacrifice, and country. … Continue reading

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Manship House Museum, Jackson – Mississippi Mondays July 19, 2021

I decided to look around Hinds County, Mississippi for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post.  Found Manship House Museum, Jackson: https://www.mdah.ms.gov/explore-mississippi/manship-house-museum. Check before scheduling a visit and verify hours open. Per the MDAH link, the museum is currently closed Official website: https://www.mdah.ms.gov/explore-mississippi/manship-house-museum HOURS: Appears … Continue reading

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New and exclusive parish registers have just been released – FindMyPast Fridays July 16, 2021

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 fair amount and highlighted the different topics covered. Here’s the direct link – New and exclusive parish registers have just … Continue reading

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Twenty Four Hours — Times and Tides of a Beachwriter

When I woke up there was a strange man in blue standing by my bed, then I remembered I was not at home. He spoke.h. Twenty Four Hours

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