Tag Archives: Historical Society

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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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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Futuro UFO House, Frisco – North Carolina Thursdays October 24, 2019

I am going back to Dare County – Futuro UFO House, Frisco. I re-blogged this post – North Carolina Outerbanks — Going the Edgar Mile, original post – https://bemeontheroad.wordpress.com/2019/10/19/north-carolina-outerbanks/ which mentions the Futuro House. I have been to Dare County with … Continue reading

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Missiles and More Museum, Topsail Island – North Carolina Thursdays October 17, 2019

This one almost fell in my lap. I was looking at Burgaw, North Carolina since I was at the top of North Carolina for last week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. The town name Burgaw stuck in my mind as unusual. … 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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