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Discovering Your African American Heritage – FamilySearch September 13, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch – Discovering Your African American Heritage – FamilySearch September 13, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/african-american-heritage/. “In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage—to know who we are and where we have come from.” … Continue reading

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African American Genealogy – FamilySearch September 11, 2019

I noticed this on FamilySearch recently – African American Genealogy: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/african-american-family-history/.   –snip– “No matter your background, knowing your roots plays an important role in shaping your identity,” said Nkoyo Iyama, in her 2017 RootsTech address. She continued, “African Americans … Continue reading

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Connecting with Your Biological Family through DNA Testing – September 09, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – Connecting with Your Biological Family through DNA Testing – September 09, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/connecting-with-your-biological-family-through-dna-testing/. Summary Adoptees and others with unknown parentage can use DNA testing to find and connect with their biological families or … Continue reading

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African American Slave Narratives Collected by the WPA – FamilySearch September 10, 2019

I found this on FamilySearch – African American Slave Narratives Collected by the WPA – FamilySearch September 10, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/slave-stories-2/. African American slave stories are not something we like to remember. The heart-wrenching and disturbing acts of slavery are a … Continue reading

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10 Amazing Facts about the Utah State Archives—Gina Strack and Rae Gifford at RootsTech 2019 – September 11, 2019

I noticed this on FamilySearch – 10 Amazing Facts about the Utah State Archives—Gina Strack and Rae Gifford at RootsTech 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/utah-state-archives-rootstech-2019/. Want to learn more about all the amazing things the Utah State Archives and Records Service can offer … Continue reading

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Grand Activities for Grandparents Day September 9, 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearch – Grand Activities for Grandparents Day September 9, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/grand-activities-for-grandparents-day/. Original link: https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/grandparents_day.shtml Summary Grandparents Day is observed in September, and many schools also host a special day in October when students’ grandparents … Continue reading

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Family History Library British Isles Research Team – September 9, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – Family History Library British Isles Research Team: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/family-history-library-british-isles-research-team/. The purpose of the British Isles research team is to help you discover, gather, and connect your family from areas such as Australia, New Zealand, … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 9 September 2019

I saw today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 9 September 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-9-september-2019/ New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 9 September 2019 FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Bolivia, Costa Rica, Germany, Panama, Paraguay, … Continue reading

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Paralympics Medalist Kadeena Cox to Keynote RootsTech London – FamilySearch September 8, 2019

I noticed this today on FamilySearch – Paralympics Medalist Kadeena Cox to Keynote RootsTech London: https://media.familysearch.org/paralympics-medalist-kadeena-cox-keynote-rootstech-london/. RootsTech London 2019, the world’s largest family history convention, is pleased to announce Kadeena Cox, Paralympics double gold medalist, as the featured keynote speaker on … Continue reading

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Segment Triangulation: Proving an Ancestral Line – FamilySearch September 7, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch today – Segment Triangulation: Proving an Ancestral Line: https://media.familysearch.org/dna-segment-triangulation-proving-an-ancestral-line/. Segment Triangulation: Proving an Ancestral Line Summary Have you heard the term “segment triangulation” associated with DNA and wondered what that meant? Perhaps you wondered if … Continue reading

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