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Keeping history alive in Brooklin

Over the last couple of months I've been focusing on Frank and Charlotte Batty's contributions to the Brooklin Community.


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5 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

Family to honor Beaumont's 'Cemetery Lady' on Saturday

Mildred Wright, also known as the A© A© A©2cemetery lady,A© A© A© died at the age of 92 on July 29 in Beaumont.


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9 hrs ago | Wise County Messenger Online

Thursday, August 21, 2014

THEFT ARREST - A Weatherford man suspected in thefts from Wise, Tarrant and Parker counties was arrested last week, according to the Parker County Sheriff's Department.


Related Topix: Weatherford, TX, Parker County, TX, Wise County, TX, Alvord, TX, Life, Hobbies

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Hanover Herald-Progress

Diversions week of Aug. 21, 2014

Ashland Volunteer Fire Department is looking for crafters for a craft show Saturday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. $25 for 8 8 space.


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Genealogy Query - AHN

Seeking birth parents and/or relatives. Per adoption records: DOB 9/26/1962 ; Adopted Dec 1965; Name: Ahn, Bong Hee A place of family register: Kwang Ju - name entered in the family register dated Nov.15.


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Richmond Daily News

Postcards: Museum history, personal roots date to geneaology group's founding

I think by now everyone knows that I spend a lot of my time at the Ray County Museum.


Related Topix: Ray County, MO, Life, Hobbies, Richmond, MO, Cowgill, MO, Excelsior Springs, MO, Hardin, MO

Cumbernauld Today

Heritage goes on display

Lanarkshire's crowd-pulling Local and Family History Show on Saturday will feature more than 50 exhibitors and a galaxy of high profile speakers, as well as free events for children.


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Republican Journal

Ethnic cleansing in my family tree

As this paper goes to print, the 2014 Acadian World Congress is still under way in northern Maine and Quebec, 259 years after Acadians were deported from the area that is now Nova Scotia.


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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

On Tap Today: Explore family history at Milwaukee Public Library,...

The Milwaukee Public Library offers a different kind of family fun this afternoon: a brief introduction to genealogy for those who want to find out more about their family background but don't know where to begin.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Long-Lost Civil War Diary Returns to Tennessee

The long-lost diary of a prominent Nashvillian has been returned to Tennessee by a California woman.


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National Public Radio

'F' Is For Fraudster In A Family Novel For Our Modern Times

A father takes his three sons to a hypnotist's show. Called onto the stage, the father's cool self-possession and confidence seem to prevail and he walks away, claiming no effect.


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The Oregonian

Kelsey Grammer comes to Oregon to explore family history in 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

Actor Kelsey Grammer has experienced both triumph and tragedy in his life, ranging from his award-winning work on the classic comedies, "Cheers," and "Frasier," to personal losses.


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Radio Times

Al Murray makes an emotional discovery in Secrets from the Asylum

The brash, boorish Pub Landlord, Al Murray's most enduring comic creation, would probably have a thing or two to say about the Al Murray we see blinking back tears in Secrets from the Asylum.


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Experts launch project to digitise neglected Bosnian heritage

A group of Balkan experts have launched a high-tech project to digitise Bosnia's historical archives which were partly destroyed during its three wars last century and are still under threat from neglect and a lack of funding.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Village Life

Ask a care manager: After the big reunion

When there are nine children on each side of the parent family and nine children of their own plus their children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren that span a number of years, it's safe to say that planning a family get-together - a reunion - can be a very big deal.


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South Whidbey Record

Genealogical Society of South Whidbey seeks the roots of family trees

The a convicted murderer is in the family isn't exactly what Langley residents Graham and Jackie Johnson hoped to discover when they began researching a bit of family history.


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Marysville Globe

Studying genealogy is like being a detective of your own family

It doesn't take Sherlock Holmes to figure out why the group wants to hold it here again next year.


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What you can expect to find in Catholic Church records

As a parish secretary for over 20 years, I received many genealogy requests. People seem to have expectations about the sorts of records that Catholic Churches keep.


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Portrait of a miner

The discovery of an overgrown headstone in a cemetery near Manchester, England, two years ago eventually led to a new musical endeavour for one Christchurch musician.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

"Orphan Trains" presentation offered at the Marshall District Library

Shirley Gage Hodges will present The Orphan Trains, at the Marshall District Library on Thursday, September 11. Registration is required.


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