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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…

Sandra Taylor Obituary – The Daily Ardmoreite

Sandra Taylor, of Ardmore, OK, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2022. She was 83 years old. Sandra was born in Oklahoma City on May 6, 1938 to the late James and Delma (Bartlett) Garrigan. Sandra was brought up under…

North Webster Library – Celebrate Presidents Day with Family Bingo – InkFreeNews.com

Congratulations to Aleena Bennett, 5, who reached her goal of 1,000 pounds before kindergarten. She started the program in March 2021 and has read 1,000 books in less than a year. Photo provided by the library. Congratulations to Aleena Bennett,…

Library offers an oral history service | The star

AUBURN – Eckhart Public Library has added a new genealogy service to its existing service options. The library and its genealogy center now offer oral history appointments for those who wish to preserve conversations with loved ones. The library is…

Thea Anderson Obituary (1935 – 2022) – Orem, UT

Thea L. Anderson, daughter of Angus and Estelle Langford. Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away February 6, 2022.Thea was born on September 10, 1935 in Salt Lake City, UT. She grew up in Garfield, UT, on the church farm…

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…

Wiegand, Debra Lee (Hofmann) – The Times of Wayne County

LYON: Debra was born on July 1, 1953 in Rochester and died on February 4, 2022 following a long and difficult illness surrounded by her family. Debra is survived by her loving husband of forty-nine years, Bruce Wiegand; daughter, Rachel…

Luella Robinson Howell | Obituary

1933-2022 Jenkins-Soffe South Valley Salt Lake City, UT—South Jordan, UT Our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away peacefully on January 29, 2022 in South Jordan, UT. Luella was born in Salt Lake City, UT on May 17, 1933, to…

Luella Howell Obituary (1933 – 2022) – South Jordan, UT

Luella Robinson Howell 1933~2022 SLC, UT – South Jordan, UT—Our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away peacefully on January 29, 2022 in South Jordan, UT. Luella was born in Salt Lake City, UT on May 17, 1933, to Wilford…

Discover your family history as lockdown sees a rise in Britons exploring genealogy

Lockdown has seen thousands of Britons explore their roots, uncovering fascinating stories from their family trees. Genealogy once required careful study, cross-country trips to local archives, and hours spent sifting through dusty tomes. But now, with a wide variety of…

Genealogy website uses AI software to bring old photos to life: NPR

Genealogy site MyHeritage has launched a service called Deep Nostalgia. The feature rocks old photographs and social media has gone crazy for it. NOEL KING, HOST: A new feature on a genealogy website can bring photos of your ancestors to…

The best genealogy apps to connect to your roots

When we spend so much time online, we are bound to learn something by clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable’s I Learned It on the Internet series. We would be just a ferry ride away – how not…

Why a Data Breach on a Genealogy Site Has Privacy Experts Worried

In Dr. Edge’s article, he warned that it was possible to create fake profiles to identify people with genetic variants associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other illnesses. “If something is just a geeky genealogist screwing around, that’s okay,” Dr. Larkin…