Tag Archives: MHGS

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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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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Welcome to Judy G. Russell, the Legal Genealogist, As She Presents in Wichita October 5, 2019

Let me be one of the first to welcome Judy G. Russell – https://www.legalgenealogist.com/ to Wichita. She will be doing a presentation tomorrow, October 5, 2019,  at Wichita Genealogical Society – https://wichitagensoc.org/ for their annual conference held at the Hughes Metroplex. … Continue reading

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John Dillinger’s Corpse to Be Dug Up and DNA-Tested to Settle Conspiracy Theory – LiveScience; DNA Saturdays August 3, 2019

As I was looking for a good DNA topic for today’s DNA Saturdays post, I went to LiveScience and started digging around (no pun intended) when I noticed this article John Dillinger’s Corpse to Be Dug Up and DNA-Tested to … Continue reading

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Should You Join a Lineage Society?

Should you join a lineage society? There’s no easy answer as the costs to join most lineage societies include a lot more than the annual membership dues. I have belonged to several lineage societies over the years. Unless you count … Continue reading

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Update to Genealogical DNA Testing vs. Sperm Banks Promise of Anonymity Post

I posted about this situation earlier: Genealogical DNA Testing vs. Sperm Banks Promise of Anonymity. A friend at MHGS (Midwest Historical and Genealogical Society)  – http://mhgswichita.org/wp/ sent me this link recently: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/16/health/sperm-donation-dna-testing.html. NW Cryobank is known to be aggressive in … Continue reading

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