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Genealogy (and the Problem of Family Trees on the Web)

Genealogy (and the Problem of Family Trees on the Web) Genealogy or the study of family lines is not a new science, but the availability of online research tools has transformed the hobby from a rather exclusive pursuit into something…

Haliburton Highlands Genealogy Group offers historic expertise » Minden Times

Gail Leach-Wunker, current president of the Haliburton Highlands Genealogy Group, shared a fascinating story about family history that she uncovered with the help of resources from other group members at their meeting on Tuesday, October 18. /VIVIAN COLLINGS Personal Haliburton…

Trace the past with Haliburton Highlands Genealogy Group

Gail Leach-Wunker, current president of the Haliburton Highlands Genealogy Group, shared a fascinating story about family history that she uncovered with the help of resources from other group members at their meeting on Tuesday, October 18. /VIVIAN COLLINGS Personal Trace…

Genealogy Workshop returns as an in-person event | Vision

The Wilson-Cobb History and Genealogy Research Library Presents a Day of Seminars with National Accredited Genealogist Drew Smith Who am I? Where I come from ? These are questions that many Americans ask themselves. Reasons for a hole or chasm…

AAU Hosts 5th Annual Armenian Genealogy Conference

YEREVAN — The Armenian Genealogical Conference (AGC) held its fifth annual meeting Sept. 24-25 at the American University of Armenia (AAU). The weekend began with a book presentation by AAU President Emeritus and Founding Dean of Turpanjian College of Health…

FamilySearch genealogy site suffers data breach

There’s something magical about discovering where you come from and how your ancestors migrated around the globe. There are several websites where you can create a complete family tree, Ancestry.com, My Heritage and FamilySearch being the most popular. In most…

Free genealogy workshop presented by the DAR

On Saturday, October 29, 2022, at 9:30 a.m., a FREE genealogy workshop will be presented by The Eli Skinner Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). The workshop will be conducted in partnership with the Palatine Library, 700…

Tracing Black Roots with African American Genealogy

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis resident Colleen Heeter has always had an interest in genealogy — the study of families. She loves finding family members she never knew she had. “I’ve met about 65 different cousins. They’re all over the United States….

SHERRY PRESTON: Genealogy

I have an ancestor who fought in the Revolutionary War, so I typed his name, Elijah Park, into My Heritage (library edition) to see what would come out of it. I had to guess his date of birth – let’s…

Annual Hāwera Genealogy Group Book Fair to Feature Thousands of Titles

The annual book fair offers a number of titles to suit all tastes. Photo/ Provided An annual fair gives lovers of books, music and puzzles the opportunity to enrich their collections. Jill Williams, head of the Hāwera Genealogy Group, said…

How to Trace Your Genealogy in South Africa

According to Still Life Genealogy – a genealogical research services company, South African genealogy has grown in popularity over the past 10 years. Uveka Rangappa spoke to Jayde Rossiter – a Still Life Genealogy genealogist, about how one can trace…

Jewish genealogy site helps Lviv digitize wartime records

(September 21, 2022 / JNS) JewishGen, a non-profit organization and Jewish genealogy website, announced on Tuesday a partnership with the Central State Historical Archive of Ukraine in Lviv to help them preserve historical records at risk of being lost or…

Maryland Quietly Drops Parts of Genealogy Privacy Law

A WMAR-2 News investigation has heard that the Maryland Department of Health quietly stopped implementing key elements of a landmark privacy law designed to protect ancestry data online. The law, signed into law last year, was seen as a model…

Northwest Missouri Residents Share a Passion for Genealogy

September 15—Genealogy is a hobby that came naturally to Dr. Caroline Merrigan. Relatives before her spent summers driving across the country to states like Kentucky, Virginia and Pennsylvania to learn more about their family history. So, as soon as Merrigan’s…

Learn About DNA and More at Genealogy Seminars | New

Journal Staff Tanya Manus The Rapid City Society for Genealogical Research will explore how to use DNA testing in genealogical research, where to find reliable genealogy information online and much more at its upcoming seminars on September 30 and October…

Norfolk County Archives to Host Genealogy Symposium

Content of the article The Genealogy Symposium, hosted by Norfolk County Archives, is back. Content of the article After the inaugural event in 2019, the symposium has been canceled for the past two years due to the pandemic. The second…

At Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel, a genealogy butler can trace your Irish roots

Book now: The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin For Marcia DeSanctis, author of the next travel memoir A Hard Place to Leave: Stories from a Troubled Life, his Irish heritage has always played second fiddle to his Italian roots. “The Irish part…

East Morgan County Library News: Genealogy program scheduled for August 15 at Brush Library – The Fort Morgan Times

The East Morgan County Library District offers a wide range of programs for all ages. As summer draws to a close, we’re sad to see some programs leaving for the year and excited for new ones! While Story Time and…

The deception of genealogy | Eviatar Zerubavel » IAI TV

People’s fascination with genealogy is nothing new, but modern biology has apparently made possible an exact breakdown of the DNA of our ancestors. Besides the questionable accuracy of some of these ancestry reports, what this cultural phenomenon reveals is a…

State government will cooperate in making microfilm for genealogy preservation, says CM Gehlot

August 01, 2022 03:19 Written by: Naresh Sharma & Navin Sharma Jaipur: Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said on Sunday that the tradition of genealogical writing is an important part of civilization and culture and that genealogists have important reserves of…

People learn about genealogy, Easton’s changing landscape in library’s treasure trove of history | Lehigh Valley Regional News

EASTON, Pennsylvania – Inside the Easton Area Public Library on Church Street is a treasure trove of local history. It’s called the historical room of Marx. Sharon Gothard can tell you all about it. This is where she has worked…

The best way to keep genealogy research in assisted living?

Question: My sister-in-law is moving into an assisted living facility and has years and years of genealogical research, projects and documents. It seems no one else in the family cares about these things, but I’m afraid to get rid of…

Genealogy Entries Needed for County Fair

July 8 – The Open Class Genealogy/History Department invites the Union County public to enter exhibits at the Union County Fair in Afton. Registrations for the Genealogy/History Department will be accepted from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, July 21…

Dig a little deeper into the military archives

When I’m working on my family tree, I can easily go down a “rabbit hole.” So, I made a conscious effort to stay focused. I identified one branch of the tree at a time and located the men and women…

genealogy resources in Upshur County – My Buckhannon

BUCKHANNON – Whether they now live near or far, many people call Buckhannon or Upshur County home. Given the fast-paced and ever-changing world we now live in, some of us have a renewed interest in looking back in time to…

Senior Census Bureau Official to Address Genealogy Enthusiasts – June 21

Amelia Island Genealogical SocietySubmitted by Rob Portegies-ZwartProgram ChairJune 16, 2022 Sharon Tosi Lacey Chief Historian of the US Census Bureau. The Amelia Island Genealogical Society is proud to announce a very special program for its 7:00 p.m. meeting on Tuesday,…

Friends Pay Tribute to the Late Sal Serio by Continuing His Genealogy Classes at the Jefferson Parish Library | Entertainment/Life

Friends are stepping up to pay tribute to the late Sal Serio, longtime curator of the Italian-American Research Center at the West Bank Regional Library, by continuing his summer genealogy series after his death on May 23. Serio ran a…

St. Charles Public Library to Resume Genealogy Program After Hours June 11 – Shaw Local

After a two-year hiatus, the St. Charles Public Library will resume genealogy hours from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday. New and experienced genealogists will have exclusive use of the library’s public documents and computers, giving them access to many of…

Columbia Library to Host Family Tree Guide Via Genealogy Service | Central Missouri News

COLUMBIA — Family history research is becoming increasingly innovative. “20 years ago, you had to spend a day researching just to find the census. But now it’s just a mouse click away, and you’re done right away,” said Tim Dollens,…

Author explores European medieval times and genealogy in fantastic new book

“I created the Bonefairy game and wanted there to be a storyline to go with it,” Spiegel said. “The book explores the world of fantastical creatures in medieval European times and incorporates DNA and genealogy to create bewildering powers.” …

SC’s History and Genealogy Inspire Author Sophia Alexander’s ‘Silk Trilogy’ | Community News

Lowcountry writer Sophia Alexander has released Book 1 and now Book 2 of her “Silk Trilogy” novels. Her first book last year was the award-winning historical novel, “Silk: Caroline’s Story.” It is set in Kingstree in 1899 and concerns the…

5 Common Myths About Genetic Genealogy Investigations

By police personnel1 While the use of genetic genealogy to ultimately solve the Golden State Killer case was a watershed moment for investigations that we have named him one of our key game changers in law enforcement. 2010s, police use…

Three Experts Tackle the Challenges of African-American Genealogy Research at Harvey Library Seminar | Entertainment/Life

A free lecture series focusing on African American genealogy will be held beginning at 10 a.m. May 21 at the Jane O’Brien Chatelain West Bank Regional Library, 2751 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.: Introduction to African American…

Library Genealogy Series will welcome Dr. Walter Curry | Hobbies

Special for T&D The South Carolina State Library’s African American Genealogy Series will host local author, Dr. Walter Curry Jr., who will present on “Writing Family History: The Narrative Inquiry Approach.” This is one of the presentations offered by Curry’s…

Library Events: Genealogy Event Scheduled for April 1 – Superior Telegram

SUPERIOR: Are you curious about genealogy? Want to know more about your ancestors? Don’t miss our free virtual genealogy program, Foolin’ Around With Your Family Tree, Friday, April 1, 5:30-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. We will have a fun and educational…

Genealogy Today: Finding a Russian Ancestor Isn’t Easy | get out

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Genealogy Today: Finding a Russian Ancestor Isn’t Easy | The era of copper

The country united states of americaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees…

McCann talks about genealogy at the Marshalltown Library | News, Sports, Jobs

TR PHOTOS BY SUSANNA MEYER – Linda McCann gave a presentation on genealogy at the Marshalltown Public Library on Friday afternoon. Tracing family history can be a difficult undertaking, but with a few tips and tricks, it can become much…

Frankie Meyer: ‘Roots Less Traveled’ and Other Genealogy TV Shows Can Provide Research Ideas | Lifestyles

As you research your family history, take the time to watch genealogy programs on television. The programs will inspire you and provide you with research ideas. An example of this type of program is “Roots Less Traveled” hosted by Faruq…

Caribbean Genealogy Library Brings History VI to Life with Website for Classrooms

David Hamilton Jackson, a teacher, newspaper owner and editor and Holy Cross judge who fought for workers’ rights, is pictured in 1915 giving a speech in Denmark. The photo is an example of a primary source used by students to…

Genealogy sites set to grow as US releases historic census

Facebook’s hopes of connecting all the living may have been dashed after the social network recently lost daily users for the first time, but companies specializing in tracing the dead are just getting started in their attempts to build extensive…

Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center to host virtual genealogy program – Canon City Daily Record

Join the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center for another intriguing and informative virtual genealogy program presented by Terri Meeks. The local museum and history center has hundreds of resources to help you with your genealogy research, from books…

Best Ancestry Sites for African Genealogy

MadameNoire Featured Video Source: COROIMAGE/Getty Ten years ago, tracing one’s ancestry was an activity associated with bored and possibly elderly people who had nothing but time and tons of photo albums in their hands. In recent years, it seems like…

Library Archives of local history and genealogy under repair | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo by Michele Newbanks The Local History and Genealogy Archive at the Washington County Public Library, 418 Washington St., Marietta, will be closed for the foreseeable future. It was announced on Monday that the building had a…

Police access bill to DNA genealogy websites left in limbo

SALT LAKE CITY — A bill to establish ground rules for how police access genealogy DNA websites is in limbo after the pushback. Rep. Steve Eliason, R-Sandy, sponsors House Bill 340, which allows law enforcement to request DNA data submitted…

The genealogical library of the history center, a hidden treasure

BROWNSTOWN – Margo Brewer always heard she had a relative who was in the John Dillinger gang. In 1924, Indianapolis native Dillinger robbed a grocery store and was arrested and imprisoned. He escaped and he and his gang headed to…

Genealogy builds bridges between generations

by Janet Keeler WilcoxContributing authorMost people spend the long, cold days of January reading, eating or watching TV, but for Lawana Pratt Palmer and her nephew, Gehrig Pratt, the past month has been all about keeping the internet warm while…

Genealogy Event Planned at Cedar Falls Public Library | Local News

CEDAR FALLS – “Celebrating Family History Through Research” is coming to Cedar Falls later this month. The event, co-hosted by the Cedar Falls Public Library and the Cedar Falls Human Rights Commission, will take place February 17 at 6 p.m….

Anita Hill Hits the Genealogy ‘Lottery’ on ‘Finding Your Roots’

Lawyer Anita Hill and activist Brittany Packnett Cunningham walk through their family trees on the acclaimed PBS show “Finding Your Roots,” which returned for its eighth season in January. Hosted by Harvard University historian and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.,…

Genetic genealogy in the digital age

Sarah Wiener’s grave. Rabbi Jason Miller talks about his experience with ancestry.com and how he was able to identify relatives. SSeveral years ago, I was contacted by a representative of ancestry.com who offered me the option of submitting my DNA…

Mendota Journalist | Office Co. Genealogy: Navigating Cemeteries and Cemetery Websites

PRINCETON – The Bureau County Genealogical Society will present a program at the Society Library located at 629 South Main St., Princeton, on Thursday evening, September 23. This meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature Julie Hallock, Chair…

13 Most Unique Black-Owned Restaurants in Chicago

When people visit the Windy City, the first things they want to eat are deep-dish pizzas, hot dogs, and Garrett’s popcorn. While these are all delicious options, there are plenty of cuisines available for any foodie, including some wonderful black-owned…

Genealogy: Genealogy site of the olive tree full of information | Valley life

If you’ve never visited the Olive Tree Genealogy website, you’re missing out on a lot of free and useful information. The site is currently listed as one of the “Best Genealogy Websites of 2021” by Family Tree Magazine. Located at…

The genealogy books of retired ESCRH teachers have documented the history of six families in the area

[ad_1] He taught the future at Hawkesbury High School, but since his retirement Jean-Pierre Laframboise has been obsessed with the past. The former computer and business professor at ESCRH has just completed a genealogical history of the descendants of Abraham…

Inside the remarkable rise of the genealogy industry

When MyHeritage, a genealogy site with around 80 million members, appealed to its users several months ago for photos of members who closely resembled their ancestors, responses poured in from around the world. About 110 users submitted photos as part…