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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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The only person buried at the State Capitol – louisianagenealogygirl

The death of former Gov. Edwin Edwards (Louisiana’s only four-term governor) sparked a debate the other day. It was well known that Edwards wanted to be buried on the Capitol grounds. This was so well known that a political aide … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 19 July 2021

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 19 July 2021: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-19-july-2021/. Over 500 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. Examine 1.5M more Catholic Church records for clues … Continue reading

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A new analysis sheds light on some customers’ Indigenous genetic ancestry from North America 23andMe July 16, 2021 – DNA Saturdays July 17, 2021

I saw this recently on 23andMe – A new analysis sheds light on some customers’ Indigenous genetic ancestry from North America: https://blog.23andme.com/ancestry-reports/indigenous-genetic-ancestry/. Much longer article. but here are some of the relevant portions. 23andMe added eight new regions within North … 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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The Eastern European Mutt is going to… — eastern european mutt

…nowhere! I’m going nowhere. But will be speaking at 41st IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, August 1-5, 2021. Check out my live panel presentation, Know Your USCIS Records, with Rich Venezia and Marian Smith, taking place on 3 August … Continue reading

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Would You Make These Recipes from 100 Years Ago? – MyHeritage July 13, 2021

I saw this on MyHeritage today – Would You Make These Recipes from 100 Years Ago? : https://blog.myheritage.com/2021/07/would-you-make-these-recipes-from-100-years-ago/. Slightly longer article. by Esther July 13, 2021 Until just about a century ago, women had to spend a great deal of time … Continue reading

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