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1 hr ago | Family Tree Magazine

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3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Post office delivers card from before World War II

The postcard's message is brief, written along its edge in fading pencil: "Arrived in Portland at 8 o'clock.

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7 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald

Falkirk woman reunited with brother after 70-year gap

A family has been reunited for the first time in almost 70 years thanks to the power of the Internet.

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9 hrs ago | State of Maine

Genealogy Event to Focus on Mayflower Ancestry

Augusta – It is estimated that nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population can trace their ancestry back to one of the 102 passengers of the Mayflower.

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13 hrs ago | Texomaland

DAR Begins Accepting DNA Evidence

Welcome to the Food Manager Classes service for managers employed within the City of Austin, Texas.

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17 hrs ago | Cousinconnect.com

Genealogy Query - LIN : MARKUS

We are searching the birthparents of our daughter. Her estimated birthdate is 28 april 2007.

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22 hrs ago | Cousinconnect.com

Genealogy Query - BARNARD

Jeffrey Wayne Barnard was born in Winnipeg Manitoba on August 5th, 1978. He was adopted from Timmins, Ontario in or around 1982; to a family in the Greater Toronto Region.

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23 hrs ago | Wharfedale Observer

A new computer-based Family History course will be launched in Otley after the Easter break.

Prince Henry's Grammar School is running the programme, which starts on Wednesday, April 23, as part of its Community Education scheme.

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23 hrs ago | Wharfedale Observer

Finding your family history

Emma Treweek, who is among those looking forward to starting the new IT-based Family History community education course at Prince Henry's Grammar School in Otley this month Prince Henry's Grammar School is running the programme, which starts on Wednesday, April 23, as part of its Community Education scheme.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fairfield Citizen-News

Eunice Dennie Burr, widow of early American patriot Thaddeus Burr, bought nine shares of Fairfield Academy for $5 each when it was founded in 1804.

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Belleville News Democrat

Answer Man: A drowning in 1931, a new playground for Fairview park

I am a former Belleville resident who would like to know if there is or was a lake in Belleville named Lake McKinley or McKinley Lake? While recently searching through my genealogy, I learned that my grandfather drowned in that lake in 1931.

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Examiner.com

Are you using the GPS - Genealogical Proof Standard?

As a Springfield family history and genealogy researcher are you using the GPS or the concepts and principles behind it in your research and reporting of your research results? I have been struggling with one particular set of problem relationships from colonial times and have been seriously considering going through the GPS to see what that formal ... (more)

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Pensacola News Journal

Calendar: Monday, April 14, 2014

9 a.m. to noon, Thursdays, Navarre Library, 8484 James M. Harvell Road. Library volunteers are available to give general genealogy research guidance and one-on-one assistance in using online and print genealogy resources for family researchers.

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Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

(+) CDs Are Not Forever

CD discs have been commercially available since the 1980s. Sadly, many computer users have inserted their older CDs into a computer and found that the discs no longer work.

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The Times Leader

Spring a busy time for area genealogists

The Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society has a new meeting place for its next two events, King's College no longer being available.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Free programs and genealogy advice in Fort Worth Genealogy April 14 - 20

April 14: Grapevine Namedroppers meet the second Monday of the month in the Presentation Room of the Grapevine Public Library located at 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine,at 10:30 a.m. for local area support, questions and answers.

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Ridgway Record

Library dedicates genealogy room to Smiths

The Johnsonburg Public Library recently dedicated a new genealogy room in memory of Richard and Gwendolyn Smith.

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Family Tree Magazine

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The Day

Revolutionary Hero at Groton Congregational

Kevin Johnson, an employee of the State Library's History and Genealogy Unit, will present his one-man show, Jordan Freeman: The Fight to Set a People Free, at 7:15 p.m. April 14 at Groton Congregational Church, 162 Monument St. This free program is sponsored by the Groton Bank Historical Association.

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