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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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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.
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.
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.
Heritage Open Days 11am-midday at The Nicholson War Memorial, Derby Street, Leek. Also on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
I am searching Smith Co. for the Agee family. I know that Jonathan Agee was in the 1850 Census of Smith Co.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:41 pm
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