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2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Celebrities inspiring families to root out their past

"You want to know what your grandfathers did. And once you've done the people, you get into the social history side, like what was happening in Scotland at that particular time, or in your own area."


Related Topix: Who Do You Think You Are?, Entertainment, Television, Life, Hobbies, Opinion

6 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Cemeteries share tales of Lafayette's rich historyCemeteries share...

Cemeteries share tales of Lafayette's rich history The quiet, solemn cemeteries of Lafayette are a source for Lafayette's rich history.


Related Topix: Lafayette, IN, Attica, IN, Tippecanoe County, IN, Life, Hobbies

10 hrs ago | The Reporter

Scots to invade Dixon, again

With the sounds of pipe bands in full regalia, the Scots, once again, will invade the Dixon May Fair grounds on Sept.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

13 hrs ago | Townhall

Finding Your Roots' with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

From 1948 to 1961, there was a show called "This Is Your Life," hosted by Ralph Edwards.


Related Topix: Ralph Edwards, Ferguson, MO, Suicide, Life, Hobbies, Opinion

Mon Sep 01, 2014


I was adopted by a New York couple in 1955 from an orphanage in Piraeus, Greece.


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The Argus

Mary Berry said she does not want to be a centenarian

Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry has said that she does not want to live beyond 90 and that she would like her children to be able to "give me a pill" if her health deteriorated and she became a "burden".


Related Topix: Who Do You Think You Are?, Entertainment, Television, Life, Hobbies, Baked Goods, Food, Bread

Federal court records research in Fort Worth Genealogy Sept. 1 - 7

Sept. 3: The Mansfield Historical Society meets the first Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m. at the Mansfield Historical Museum and Heritage Center, 102 N. Main.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Fort Worth, TX, Texas, University of North Texas

Genealogy Query - ALEXANDER : WILSON

Searching for birth mother or father or any relatives. I was born on Sept 16, 1953 at Womens Hospital in Detroit, MI.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Detroit, MI


Mary A. Eversole brought the benefit of a broad and diverse background when she was hired almost three years ago as executive director of the Vermont Insurance Agents Association in Montpelier.


Related Topix: Montpelier, VT, Life, Hobbies, Seattle University, us Travel, Travel

We the People: DNA discussion tops workshop agenda

The Oklahoma Genealogical Society will present "DNA and Your Genealogy: Breaking Down Walls and Finding Family," featuring Debbie Parker Wayne, at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 4 at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genetics, Medicine

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Southern Studies Showcase will be held in Edgefield

The Southern Studies Showcase is an opportunity to explore the past. Hosted by the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and the Edgefield Civic League, the third edition of the event is scheduled for Sept.


Related Topix: Edgefield, SC, University of South Carolina, Life, Hobbies, Aiken County, SC, Edgefield County, SC

Genealogy Query - MITCHELL : WILLIAMS

Seeking information on Thomas Burell Mitchell born 1859 King & Queens County, Virginia, parents and sister, Burell Mitchell and Charlotte Williams, sisters name is Mira or Myra Mitchell.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Carnoustie Today

Getting to the root of your family

This year's Angus Heritage Week will open with the Tayroots Family History Day at Dundee & Angus College in Arbroath on September 5. This event will provide a wealth of opportunities to find out more about how to trace a family tree, unearth information about ancestors or discover more about Angus' fascinating local history.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland, Life, Hobbies

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Genealogy Query - BUTLER

Born June 25, 1969 at Germantown hospital in Philadelphia. Mother's last name was Butler.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

KHOU-TV Houston

Childhood friends discover they are brothersChildhood friends...

Childhood friends discover they are brothers Cole says he and Cumming did not share physical traits as kids but, as adults, do recognize their similarities.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Hobbies


Childhood friends discover they are brothers

When Ron Cole, a 71-year-old retired cattle farmer from Saskatchewan, Canada, accidentally knocked an envelope full of pictures off a shelf at his home nearly one year ago, only one photo fell out.


Related Topix: Canada, World News, Life, Hobbies, Louisville, KY

Over 5m viewers tune in for Brendan O'Carroll on 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

From playing dowdy matriarch Agnes Brown to cold case detective, Brendan O'Carroll's Who Do You Think You Are episode won the BBC show its highest ratings in three years.


Related Topix: Who Do You Think You Are?, Entertainment, Television, Life, Hobbies, Silent Witness, Drama

Thewestmorland Gazette

PODIUM: Don't just use the web for your research, says college principal

Anne Attwood, the principal of Furness College, extols the virtues of the internet but also highlights the need to teach people to look at other sources when carrying our academic research Broccoli, salmon, spinach - they might make an interesting quiche for my great-nephew's christening, but which recipe to use? I could have started working ... (more)


Related Topix: Libraries, Life, Hobbies, Cumbria County, England, United Kingdom

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Cape Gazette

Genealogical society monthly meetings begin Sept. 20

The Sussex County Genealogical Society is an organization dedicated to promoting genealogy and education to encourage and instruct in genealogical research.


Related Topix: Sussex County, DE, Life, Hobbies

WTOK-TV Meridian

Ancestry Workshop

If you want to trace your ancestry, one local organization wants to help make it easier.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Livingston, AL

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