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FREE SCGS WEBINAR- May 7- Gena Philibert Ortega: Once Upon a Time at an Antique Store: Telling the Story of Mrs. E.G. StetsonHave you ever found photos or old documents at an antique store? The story behind some love letters I found in an antique store led me on a path I would have never imagined. Come learn more about finding and uncovering a story involving mistresses, divorce, art, the 1893 World’s Fair, and accusations of disloyalty to a nation during World War I. Fact is soRead more

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5 things you’ll find in genealogy periodicals – Findmypast – Genealogy, Ancestry, History blog from Findmypast

Genealogy periodicals supply a wealth of information for the family historian. See how to get the most out of them.

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Google Drive for Genealogists and more 

Legacy Family Tree is offering three excellent webinars early in May:

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WED, MAY 4, 2016
Google Drive for Genealogists by Thomas MacEntee    register (free)…
WED, MAY 11, 2016
Dirty Pictures – Save Your Family Photos from Ruin by Denise May Levenick   register (free)…
FRI, MAY 13, 2016
Messages from the Grave – Listening to Your Ancestor’s Tombstone by Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL     register (free)…

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The Ancestry Insider

Do I need periods in my searches on Ancestry, e.g., J G Smith or J. G. Smith?

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The Ancestry Insider

Do I need to specify periods in my searches on Ancestry, e.g., J.G. Smith vs J G Smith?

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I’m Heading Home – The In-Depth Genealogist

It’s time once again for me to lead a group of genealogy researchers who will be researching their family history in Scotland. We will be in Edinburgh for 10 days and will be immersed in the records at the ScotlandsPeople Centre, the National Library, and the Maps building of the National Library. The weekend is… Read more »

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DearMYRTLE’s Genealogy Blog: Are “Look Ups” a copyright violation?

Say you are at Jackson County Genealogy Library and look up information on Ancestry or on Findmypast for a friend and then email that information to them.   Is that a copyright violation, or just a “random act of kindness?”   Read the answer which is a resounding, YES, on DearMYRTLE’s Blog.

 

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This Smart New Tool from Google is the Perfect Genealogy Research Assistant! – Family History Daily

Online research is getting better and better every day. With new free websites, databases and research groups popping up everywhere, family historians have a seemingly endless supply of records and resources to help them uncover family details. But with all of the amazing information now available a…

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Season Finale WDYTYA Two-fer! – The In-Depth Genealogist

This Sunday, May 1st, on TLC the latest season of Who Do You Think You Are? ends with a double episode.  We will see back to back episodes featuring Chris Noth and Lea Michelle.  Then, the long wait begins for the shows return!  Make sure to check out the 2 sneak peeks below: Actor Chris Noth… Read more »

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New In-Brief: A Beginner’s Guide to Genetics – The In-Depth Genealogist

Are you delving into the world of genetic genealogy?  If so, check out our new guide by Shannon Combs-Bennett.  Packed full of information to help you get started down the research trail of using genetics results with your paper genealogy research.  Not only does it list resources you should check out but it includes a glossary of… Read more »

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