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Influential New York professor honored in his parents’ native Mayo

Professor John Feerick, New York. Published: Wed 9 Mar 2022, 12:42 PM Mayo County Council honored Professor John Feerick, New York, for his contribution to the welfare and engagement of the diaspora in his parents’ home county. Mr Feerick, whose…

Leslie James “Jim” Hadley – Hamilton County reporter

March 10, 1945 – February 25, 2022 Leslie James “Jim” Hadley, 76, Boxley, died suddenly at his home on Friday, February 25, 2022. Born in Noblesville on March 10, 1945, he was the son of the late Charles Darrel and…

Clarksville auto dealer charged in federal court with bank fraud and falsifying loan information

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – A car dealer who owned a business in Clarksville was charged in federal court Thursday with bank fraud, stemming from a scheme in which he falsified loan information and defrauded several credit unions. Andrew Oliver,…

Learn to research your family’s Irish roots

Have you just started your Irish genealogy research? The February 21 program of the Edmond Genealogical Society can help you. “Researching Your Irish Roots” will provide people of Irish descent with tools to find their family records and documents. The…

A student helps the police solve a rape and murder in 1964

HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — DNA and a 20-year-old genealogy expert helped state police identify the man who abducted, raped and murdered a young girl in a case that rocked a mining town in Pennsylvania nearly six decades ago, officials said…

Tech, Volunteers Help Solve 1964 Girl’s Rape, Murder: NPR

A poster of Marise Ann Chiverella is displayed with a vase of flowers and a soldier’s hat during a Pennsylvania State Police press conference in Hazleton, Pa., Thursday. Michael Rubinkam/AP hide caption toggle caption Michael Rubinkam/AP A poster of Marise…

James Paul Chapman – Dodge City Daily Globe

DODGE CITY-James Paul Chapman, 93, died Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Western Plains Medical Complex. He was born on July 25, 1928 in Butler, Oklahoma, the son of Paul and Nancy (Beeson) Chapman. James grew up in Barry County, Missouri….

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…

The genealogy detective exposing family secrets

Grab your magnifying glass and prepare to investigate as Mashable discovers Big/Little Mysteries. When 60-year-old genealogist Megan Smolenyak took one of 23andMe’s first direct-to-consumer DNA tests in late 2007, she unearthed her own family mystery. “My first experience was a…

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…

Genealogy: cluster research and identity assessment

Join us for two virtual talks by genealogist Emily Garber: “When It Takes a Village: Applying Cluster Research Techniques” and “Conflict Management: Evaluating Evidence of Identity”. Never miss the best stories and events! To have JewishBoston this week. “When it…

Police used a genealogy website to solve a cold case from Iowa. The tool raises concerns elsewhere.

The cold-blooded murder of Cedar Rapids teenager Michelle Martinko went unsolved for decades, until last month when prosecutors secured a conviction based on a 40-year-old crime scene years and on a family genealogy website. It is one of the first…