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The stories in the census — The Legal Genealogist

Some true… and some not The stories in the census Geophysics professor, says the occupation entry on line 8. Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “The stories in the census,” The Legal Genealogist (https://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog : posted 9 Apr 2022).

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And about that census… — The Legal Genealogist

Just read this And about that census… A Pennsylvania genealogist, Tammy Hepps, has a lesson for us all, The Legal Genealogist included. Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “And about that census…,” The Legal Genealogist (https://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog : posted 22 Mar 2022).

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Change at Find A Grave — The Legal Genealogist

Not perfect, but it’s a start Find A Grave yesterday announced a new system for the posting of memorials for the “recently deceased” (defined as anyone who has died within the past year) in an effort to give the families some … Continue reading

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Welcome to 1926! — The Legal Genealogist

For many Americans, this is the first Monday and work day of 2022. For The Legal Genealogist, it’s the third day of 1926. Welcome to 1926! Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “Welcome to 1924!,” The Legal Genealogist (https://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog : posted 3 … Continue reading

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2021 top posts — The Legal Genealogist

The Legal Genealogist’s top posts for 2021 If anyone had posed the question even an hour ago — what were the top 10 posts at The Legal Genealogist in 2021? — the answer would have been exactly what it was one year … Continue reading

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Inheriting the copyright — The Legal Genealogist

Who gets it…? The Legal Genealogist trusts that — by now — readers understand that copyright lasts for some time after the death of the person who created the work: the book; the photo; the painting. Around the world, the minimum … Continue reading

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Happy Constitution Day! — The Legal Genealogist

On 17 September 1787… They are words for the ages. They begin: “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general … Continue reading

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Plain language from MyHeritage — The Legal Genealogist

Privacy update: data won’t be sold Plain language from MyHeritage Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “Plain language from MyHeritage,” The Legal Genealogist (https://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog : posted 15 July 2021).

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DNA Day 2021 — The Legal Genealogist

Today, April 25, is National DNA Day here in the United States. DNA Day 2021 Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “DNA Day 2021,” The Legal Genealogist (https://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog : posted 25 Apr 2021). I think the Maryland DNA law she mentions … Continue reading

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Silver bells for Cyndi’s List! — The Legal Genealogist

Celebrating 25 years It was just 1,025 links on a single web page when it launched, 25 years ago today. It is, today, one of the most remarkable, durable, and valuable genealogical resources anywhere on the internet, one The Legal … Continue reading

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