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1 hr ago | The Telegraph

Novelist dissects origins of dislike

Not everyone would experience a sense of discomfiture while viewing the works of such Renaissance Masters as Titian or Rembrandt. But that is exactly what the noted novelist and critic, Amit Chaudhuri, felt while on a visit to the Louvre.

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5 hrs ago | Cousinconnect.com

Genealogy Query - CLAYMORE

ISO of birth father, Full name: Wallace Elton Claymore from Wisconsin. He may have had several siblings and worked as a hotel desk clerk in Los Angeles at the start of WWII.

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7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Oh, the fun of US Census records

I could spend all my genealogy time just looking at United States Census records, and really, that's not a bad use of researching energy. Take one family and follow them up through the census records every 10 years, as far as you can, keeping in mind that 1940 was the most recent census that has been made public.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Abbot, ME, Sangerville, ME, Bangor, ME, Pittsfield, ME

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Observer

A fascination with family history

Do you ever wonder when your grandparents or great-grandparents came to America? Or how they got here? Your family's story is important and should be preserved for future generations. You might know the names of your parents and grandparents but there is much more to every family's story.

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Observer

Search for relatives delays medal ceremony

First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing of Fredonia has waited the longest out of any American - 151 years - to receive a Medal of Honor, and that wait is continuing for just a little bit longer.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, US Military, US Army, Life, Hobbies, Chautauqua County, NY

Your Leek Paper

What's on in the Staffordshire Moorlands week commencing Wednesday September 10

Heritage Open Days 11am-midday at The Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street, Leek. Also on Thursday.

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Examiner.com

Civil War research case study of William Long or Lang, part 2

With a goal to write a short narrative of William Long or Lang during the Civil War era and afterward, this article will discuss the sources, citations and information gleaned from each record type. The second step in the Board for Certification of Genealogists Genealogical Proof Standards reads that the genealogist will provide accurate citations for all sources.

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Daily Echo

Discover your family history

A Family History and Heritage Day is being held at Eastleigh Library, in the Swan Centre, hosted by Staunton Park Genealogy Centre, on October 4 from 10am to 3.30pm.

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Whittier Daily News

Around Whittier for Sept. 13, 2014

The Greater Whittier Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet at 11:30 a.m. today at the Elks Club Lodge, 13620 E. Whittier Blvd. The event will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at 221 E. La Habra Blvd. Giagnoli will discuss paranormal investigations and research, including supernatural conspiracies, UFO's and strange creatures.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Senior Digest

Introduction to Genealogy: Enjoy learning how to research your family history. 9:20 a.m. to noon, Sept.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Learn How to Trace Czech and Slovak Roots via CGSI Fall 2014 Symposium

If you have Czech or Slovak roots and want to learn how to start your genealogy research, the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International http://www.cgsi.org is offering the option of remote attendance at their 2014 Fall Symposium, to be held Friday and Saturday, October 24-25, 2014, at various locations in St. Paul, Minnesota. There are eight different webinars to choose from .

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The Chronicle Herald

Washabuck native tells it like it used to be

Washabuck is a beautiful hamlet on Bras d'Or Lake about a 15-minute drive from Iona, Victoria County. It was first settled by Gaels from the Isle of Barra, Scotland, in 1817.

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Daily Kos

GFHC: Can DNA Tell Me Who I Am?

A few weeks ago, I wrote a diary about how we used my husband's DNA to leap over the brick wall that the absence of paper trail had created. It worked because we had the DNA of other, known descendants of the same ancestors, to compare it to.

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Daily World

History of the Bellevue community featured SaturdayHistory of the...

History of the Bellevue community featured Saturday An unusual Spanish land grant confused residents and lawyers for hundreds of years. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://www.dailyworld.com/story/news/local/2014/09/11/history-bellevue-community-featured-saturday/15478947/ The strange, and at times bizarre, history of the Bellevue Community will be the subject of Saturday's local history program.

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Cousinconnect.com

Genealogy Query - AGEE : SHOEMAKER : WILLIAMS

I am searching Smith Co. for the Agee family. I know that Jonathan Agee was in the 1850 Census of Smith Co.

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Bangor Daily News

Oh, the fun of U.S. Census records

I could spend all my genealogy time just looking at United States Census records, and really, that's not a bad use of researching energy. Take one family and follow them up through the census records every 10 years, as far as you can, keeping in mind that 1940 was the most recent census that has been made public.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Abbot, ME, Sangerville, ME, Bangor, ME, Pittsfield, ME

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Firebaugh celebrates 100 years with history, entertainment

Ruiz Harrell has always focused on Firebaugh, where her family lived for generations. She knows, for instance, that she's related to roughly two-thirds of people currently living in the city of almost 8,000.

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Fairfield Citizen-News

Genealogy program monthly at Pequot

Genealogy Roundtables are held the library's Family and Local History Room on Saturday mornings once a month from 10 a.m. to noon. Betty Oderwald and Bill Stansfield help answer genealogy questions and provide sources and strategies for research.

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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. 27. By that time, residents of the rugged land north of England may be free of Great Britain, if Scottish voters approve an independence referendum on Sept.

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Bangor Daily News

Building the Generations: Connecting the Genealogy Dots with...

Family history and genealogy is the way by which you can link your family together. Come to Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main Street in Damariscotta on September 24 at 2:00 p.m. and learn who you are related to.

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