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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 22, 2019

I checked https://media.familysearch.org/ and saw FamilySearch had added – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 22, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-april-22-2019/. FamilySearch added an amazing 42.5 million new, free, indexed historical records this week from the 1939 England and Wales National Register. This collection is accessible through FamilySearch’s … Continue reading

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We’re moving (temporarily)! Pennsylvania State Library Moving to Transitional Space During Renovation of Forum Building

I had planned on a different blog post for this time slot, but I haven’t heard back if I can share something I learned in a Facebook group. I have family, specifically mother’s father’s line who first moved to the … Continue reading

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FamilySearch North American Chinese Genealogy Articles

Updated April 22, 2019: I added the Sunny Morton link below. In searching FamilySearch‘s blog – https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/ today, I ran across several posts that were focused on North American Chinese genealogy, including Canada – Your Chinese American Heritage: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/chinese-american-heritage/ Chinese Genealogy … Continue reading

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Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, Vicksburg – Mississippi Mondays April 22, 2019

Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Atlas Obscura – Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/biedenharn-coca-cola-museum. Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/Biedenharn-Coca-Cola-Museum-170178739687498/ Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Biedenharn%20Coca-Cola%20Museum%20Vicksburg (May be some mix with Monroe, Louisiana Museum) Google Maps: Google Maps Location (Street View if you click on the … Continue reading

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Three of my Favorite Genealogical Finding Aids – FamilySearch

I  saw this recently on FamilySearch – Three of my Favorite Genealogical Finding Aids: https://media.familysearch.org/three-of-my-favorite-genealogical-finding-aids/. Gena‘s information below is from the earlier article, but she wrote both articles. Gena Philibert-Ortega is an author, instructor, and researcher. She blogs at Gena’s Genealogy and Food.Family.Ephemera. … Continue reading

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Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2019 May 30 – June 2, 2019 Early Registration Ends April 21, 2019

I saw the e-mail Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) – http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/ sent back in January 2019 announcing the Jamboree as well as checking on their website on a regular basis over the last few months. I am no longer a member … Continue reading

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He’d Been Searching For Birth Mother For 22 YEARS. Then Manager Gives Him The Jaw Dropping News – YouTube Video

I won’t spoil the surprise and it’s a heartwarming story – He’d Been Searching For Birth Mother For 22 YEARS. Then Manager Gives Him The Jaw Dropping News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MytgSicm3Y4 (about 6:14 minutes long).

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