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Alleghany Historical Museum, Sparta – North Carolina Thursdays August 6, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Sparta, Alleghany County. There were some places that stood out. I went with Alleghany Historical Museum. I thought it was a good choice for this week’s North Carolina … Continue reading

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First Time Back at the Genealogy Society in Months – June 27, 2020

Think it was early March the last time the society was open regular hours. They started opening for people who needed access a while back on as needed basis. They went with opening two hours/day on the days we are … Continue reading

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FGS goes virtual — The Legal Genealogist

Final Federation of Genealogical Societies conference online COVID19 has claimed another in-person victim — this time, the planned 2020 conference of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, scheduled for 2-5 September 2020, in Kansas City. That’s the bad news, and it’s … Continue reading

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Interesting Find in Wichita Marriage Certificates Today at MHGS – February 29, 2020

In this post, Well Done Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society – January 4, 2020, I congratulated MHGS for finishing the 210,000 marriage record scans. The work is under way to index each of the volumes. They have been using a … Continue reading

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Transparency Report Shows Ancestry.com Rejected a Warrant Demanding Access to Its DNA Database – Techdirt February 6, 2020

Thank you to the IT person at Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society (MHGS) for bringing this article to my attention – “Transparency Report Shows Ancestry.com Rejected a Warrant Demanding Access to Its DNA Database” https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200205/12251843861/transparency-report-shows-ancestrycom-rejected-warrant-demanding-access-to-dna-database.shtml. From the article, it sounds … Continue reading

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RootsWeb Mailing Lists to Be Discontinued March 2, 2020

I received this e-mail not quite an hour ago; administrators can save the e-mails in their list before March 2nd: Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer be able to … Continue reading

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Well Done Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society – January 4, 2020

Disclaimer: I am a life member of MHGS and was Board Secretary for a period a few years back. I received my monthly newsletter from Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society (MHGS) a couple of days ago. Here’s the link to … Continue reading

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The returns of the 2019 season — The Legal Genealogist

What to do with the returns cash Okay. Let’s all admit it. Come on. Say it out loud and get it over with. Here… The Legal Genealogist will go first: Not everything we got for a holiday gift was a … Continue reading

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My Version of Things that Rarely Happen to Me – October 29, 2019

In an re-blog earlier this month: I’m going to file this under things that just don’t ever happen to me. — #MILLENNIALLIFECRISIS, original post – I’m going to file this under things that just don’t ever happen to me. — … Continue reading

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I’m going to file this under things that just don’t ever happen to me. — #MILLENNIALLIFECRISIS

Have you ever known two people with extremely similar names? Like their names could easily be mistaken for one another if you don’t double check? I’ll give you an example – for me, I know a Kyle Deen and a … Continue reading

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