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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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


Anton Newcombe

Multi-instrumentalist bandit, psychonaut, and founder frontman of San Francisco's late '80s band Brian Jonestown Massacre ANTON NEWCOMBE is an uncompromising virtuoso.


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News Post Leader

Walk helps remember heritage

A total of 17 members of Newbiggin Genealogy Project took to the woods last week to re-discover the town's former colliery shafts while also remembering those who worked at the mines.


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Uttoxeter Advertiser

Redferns Cottage Uttoxeter,WW1 Photo.Jennifer Larvin

FOLLOWING the success of recent First World War-themed events, Uttoxeter's museum is to help families research their history.


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Weyburn This Week

Genealogical Society celebrates 30 years

The Weyburn Branch of the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society is celebrating their 30th anniversary and is pleased to be hosting a genealogy presentation by Pat Ryan at the Weyburn Public Library on Saturday September 13, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. to kick-off their fall programs.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Telfair Museum hosts lecture about 1859 Savannah slave auction

The first event of the series was held at the Telfair Museum's Jepson Center for the Arts.


Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Life, Hobbies

The Chronicle Herald

South Shore spirit worlds to be focus of paranormal festival next year

The little girl was dressed in a white frilly dress, her long brown hair neatly combed into place and her brown teddy bear tucked under her arm.


Related Topix: Supernatural, Life, Hobbies, UFO and Alien

The Daily Record

Bathgate author publishes book detailing West Lothian's dark side

A Bathgate author has published a fascinating and detailed account of figures from the underbelly of West Lothian's history.


Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Life, Hobbies

Deseret News

Excerpt from 'The Turning': Family traditions, narrative and genealogy

The book cover of "The Turning: Why the State of the Family Matters, and What the World Can Do About It" by Richard and Linda Eyre.


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