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Celebrate Burns Night with new Scottish records – FindMyPast Fridays January 24, 2020

I did not see this last night on FindMyPast. Here’s this week’s FindMyPast Fridays – Celebrate Burns Night with new Scottish records: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/celebrate-burns-night-with-new-scottish-records. They can usually be found at https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/, either Thursday or Friday, depending on when they get posted. … Continue reading

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The Adoption Witness: PSA; Pressman-Rejected Jewish Emigrants. Miscategorized. Misspelled. — MarileeWein.com

NAME: Pressman or Pressneau This is for descendants of the couple, Samuel and Sarah Pressman / Pressneau, born in Russia about 1894 and 1900, respectively. They are not our ancestors, however we stumbled upon their data when researching ours. It … Continue reading

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RootsTech 2020 Announces Lineup of Keynote Speakers and Entertainment – FamilySearch January 21, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch – RootsTech 2020 Announces Lineup of Keynote Speakers and Entertainment – FamilySearch January 21, 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/rootstech-2020-lineup-of-keynote-speakers-and-entertainment/. Cut out almost 200 words to keep the post in the mid-500 words range. –snip– The RootsTech 2020 theme … Continue reading

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Light Keepers: Empowering Women with Family History Experiences – FamilySearch January 17, 2020

I saw this a while back on FamilySearch – Light Keepers: Empowering Women with Family History Experiences: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/light-keepers-2020-rootstech-women/. January 17, 2020  – by  Foster Truman Light Keepers 2020 | February 28, 2020, 1:00–5:00 p.m., and February 29, 2020, 1:00–5:00 p.m. | … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 21 January 2020

I saw this tonight on FamilySearch -New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 21 January 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-21-january-2020/. Over 1.6 million new, free, historical records were added from Argentina Baptisms (1645-1930) this week to FamilySearch.org. Many other record collections included are from American Samoa, … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 21, 2020

I saw today on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 15, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after January 15, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED Washington, Death Index, 1940-2014 1/21/2020 UPDATED Oaxaca, Mexico, Catholic Church … Continue reading

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Portraits in Stone – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays January 21, 2020

I checked BillionGraves earlier and saw this –  Portraits in Stone: https://blog.billiongraves.com/portraits-in-stone/. Thought it made a good Tombstone Tuesdays post. Families have been immortalizing their loved ones with portraits in stone on their gravesites for thousands of years. After all, it’s … Continue reading

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DNA Quest Beneficiary Discovers She Descends from World-Renowned Meteorologist – MyHeritage January 21, 2020

I found this today on MyHeritage – DNA Quest Beneficiary Discovers She Descends from World-Renowned Meteorologist: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/01/dna-quest-beneficiary-discovers-she-descends-from-world-renowned-meteorologist/.  by Talya · January 21, 2020 Family History, User Stories For many participants in DNA Quest — our initiative to provide adoptees with free DNA … Continue reading

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History: Dry dates, dusty places – MyHeritage January 20, 2020

I saw this tonight on MyHeritage – History: Dry dates, dusty places: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/01/history-dry-dates-dusty-places/. Shortened the article as it was around 1,000 words. Good read.  by Schelly January 20, 2020 · Family History, History Have you thought about the fact that … Continue reading

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Outstanding African American Women in History – FamilySearch January 17, 2020

I saw this recently on FamilySearch – Outstanding African American Women in History – FamilySearch January 17, 2020: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/african-american-women-in-history/. January 17, 2020  – by  Kayla Jackson –snip– As we remember our history, it is important to consider those who have made … Continue reading

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