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11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

For Danish immigrants, a field of American dreams

The Elk Horn phone book is filled with Andersens, ChristenA sens, Petersens, Eskovs, Clausens, Sorensens, Madsens, Mortensens and Jacobsens.

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Related Topix: Elk Horn, IA, Iowa, Kimballton, IA, Life, Hobbies, Home Gardening, Home, Travel, Health

19 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Library Advocates Say Gimenez Budget Would Slash Services For Miamians

At Pinecrest Branch Library, there are homeschooling groups where children and parents get to sit on rugs and cushions while working together.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Miami, FL, Life, Hobbies, Miami Dade County, FL

Yesterday | Northern Michigan News

Retiree's adventure to Romania results in book

Joe's father, George Miclau, immigrated to the United States in 1913. He was only 13. He eventually settled near Tawas, raised 13 children and didn't talk much about the "old country."

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

hosted Small Town Papers | Small Town Papers

Community geared up for Wilder Pageant

Walnut Grove - Friday night the Ingall's family will arrive in Walnut Grove 1874, leaving their home in Pepin Wisconsin the previous winter. The community of Walnut Grove will again host the Laura Ingall's Wilder Pageant, Fragments of a Dream for the 37th year.

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The Vermont Standard

Kathryn Wendling Obituary, 81

A memorial service will be held at the Universalist Church in Woodstock on July 17 at 11 a.m. for Kathryn Dimick Wendling, 81, who passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon on July 3. She was born in Burlington on Aug. 23, 1932, the oldest of six children of Howard and Marion Dimick.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VT, Woodstock, VT, Life, Hobbies, Randolph, VT

Alabama Live

Learn how to preserve you family's story during 'My History Day' in Montgomery on Saturday

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Alabama Department of Archives and History will host My History Day from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Book will reveal soldier's stories

HISTORIAN Sheridan Parsons is writing a book on the First World War soldiers from Royal Wootton Bassett and has been overwhelmed by the response of the townspeople.

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Ask MetaFilter

The weirdness of manuscript copyright law

In the case of unpublished historical manuscripts in copyright till 2039 in the UK, where the original author is long dead and there is no designated copyright holder, how does copyright work once you get down a generation or two and have multiple heirs of seemingly equal standing? Must everyone be consulted and agree, or if a will never mentioned ... (more)

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Genealogy Roadshow

This series takes an historical look into a community by exploring the genealogy of its citizens.

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Sentinel

Gabaldon's "Outlander"

There's a lot of buzz about the STARZ series "Outlander," even though it doesn't start until Aug. 9. That's because the show is based on the novels by Diana Gabaldon, and the first one, "Outlander" was published in 1991 and has quite a following.

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Noozhawk

Genealogical Society to Hear from Nancy Loe on Retracing the Footsteps of Immigrant Ancestors

The Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society will hold its monthly general meeting from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 19 at First Presbyterian Church, 21 E. Constance St. in Santa Barbara.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara County, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Life, Hobbies, Libraries

TheCourier.com

Returning the past to the present

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer Sharon Tyson and her daughter, Ana Trevino, are on a mission to return pieces of the past to the families they belong to.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Jerry City, OH, Bowling Green, OH, Bloomdale, OH, Life, Hobbies

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Cousinconnect.com

Genealogy Query - CONARD : LATHAM : LITTLE

I am searching for my step-mothers daughter Jolene Kay Latham given up at birth in 1965.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Franklin County: Free tennis clinic for kids Wednesday; register now for genealogy seminar on Aug. 2

Children ages 5 to 18 can participate in a free tennis clinic at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Franklin County High School, 1100 East Main Street, Frankfort.

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Digital Game Developer

2014 Festa Italiana Minnesota to Be Hosted in Shoreview

Festa Italiana Minnesota will be held on August 1 to 3, 2014 at Island Lake Park on North Victoria Street in Shoreview, Minnesota.

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The Irish World Newspaper

Clooney's Irish ancestor - victimised'

Hollywood star George Clooney has been delving further into his Irish roots recently, and now genealogist Fiona Fitzsimons has discovered that one of his direct Irish ancestors was "systematically victimised" by the authorities for working on the Sabbath.

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Denton Record-Chronicle

Les Cockrell: Early maps of Southwest on view

The Humanities Texas replica map exhibit includes copies of the earliest known map to outline the Gulf of Mexico.

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Related Topix: Texas, Denton County, TX, Double Oak, TX, Life, Hobbies, Libraries, Little Elm, TX

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Times Leader

Cyber attack disrupts work of genealogists

This sad fact was amply demonstrated a few weeks ago when a DDoS attack was levied against the popular genealogy website Ancestry.com, wreaking havoc with its services.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Ancestry, Life, Hobbies, Luzerne County, PA, Pennsylvania, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

The Lebanon Daily News

Roots & Branches: Website seeks to connect families with heirlooms

The high school yearbook offered no early photos of a celebrity and didn't provide insight into a major happening in a big city.

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Lebanon Democrat

Thomas Partlow: A man of many faces who only lived on two streets his whole life

Thomas Partlow, the man who still keeps the Wilson County Archives alive and well in conjunction with Linda Grandstaff, was born on South Maple Street and moved one time to West Spring Street, where he still resides.

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