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Fort Custer National Cemetery — Grandma’s Ramblings

My husband and I visited the Fort Custer National Cemetery today. We were impressed by the entrance to the cemetery. All along the main road were rows and rows of flags. This Avenue of Flags was dedicated May 26, 1986. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Juneteenth by searching Freedmen’s Bureau Records – FamilySearch June 12, 2019

I saw this several days ago on FamilySearch – Celebrate Juneteenth by searching Freedmen’s Bureau Records: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/juneteenth-day/. Juneteenth is an important historical and joyous holiday that celebrates the abolition of slavery. It begins June 19 and lasts at least that … Continue reading

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How to Start a Family Tree on FamilySearch: Adding the First Four Generations June 14, 2019

I saw this recently on FamilySearch –How to Start a Family Tree on FamilySearch: Adding the First Four Generations: https://media.familysearch.org/how-to-start-a-family-tree-on-familysearch-adding-the-first-four-generations/. NOTE: this article links to the earlier June 12, 2019 article that I mentioned elsewhere – How to Start a … Continue reading

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Record Hints: A Quick Way to Add to Your Family History – FamilySearch June 14, 2019

I am going to start this post with a huge DISCLAIMER – you can’t trust any website or personal research you do to 100% accurate. In fact, the more generations you go back, the more likely you will have errors. … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Person Pages: Summaries of Your Ancestors’ Lives June 12, 2019

I saw this a couple of days ago on FamilySearch – FamilySearch Person Pages: Summaries of Your Ancestors’ Lives June 12, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/familysearch-person-pages/. FamilySearch.org is home to the world’s largest online family tree, and it contains records for over one … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays June 14, 2019

I appreciate them posting this yesterday – FindMyPast Fridays June 14, 2019: FindMyPast Fridays June 14, 2019. Kent Baptisms Just under 20,000 new records covering two new parishes, Fawkham St Mary and Northfleet St Botolph, have been added to our … Continue reading

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Stories from the Washington State Archives—Debbie Bahn at RootsTech 2019 June 12, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – Stories from the Washington State Archives—Debbie Bahn at RootsTech 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/washington-state-archives-rootstech-2019/. Every record tells a story, as Debbie Bahn, an archivist, knows firsthand. Bahn, the first electronic records archivist at the Washington State … Continue reading

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George Byers Jr, USMC and Army — ARISE! LET US BE GOING!

I mentioned that I got a treasure trove of stuff about dad the other day, and this after Mark Meadows and Beverly Elliott were able to get the list of medals and the medals themselves (which I had been unable … Continue reading

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How to Contact Other Users—Working Together on the Family Tree June 12, 2019 FamilySearch

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – How to Contact Other Users—Working Together on the Family Tree: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/contacting-other-users/. Have you ever messaged someone on FamilySearch.org or had a discussion about an ancestor on their person page? Contacting other FamilySearch users … Continue reading

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Finding Family, Repairing Broken Links with MyHeritage DNA June 12, 2019

Saw this on MyHeritage yesterday – Finding Family, Repairing Broken Links with MyHeritage DNA: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/06/finding-family-repairing-broken-links-with-myheritage-dna/. Nikita Volkova grew up under tragic circumstances. Born prematurely at 22 weeks, she was not expected to survive. Her mother, an American citizen visiting Canada, … Continue reading

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