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  1. Pat Turnbull holding a photo of her relative John Henry Turnbull.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Southland Times

    There's a tinge of sadness in Pat Turnbull's voice as she talks about handing over her beloved collection of Southland history. The hope for her detailed collection of wartime and maritime books, along with many other family heirlooms, is for it to go to Stewart Island's museum.


  2. Jewish genealogy center named in honor of Wyner familyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    The Boston center will now be known as the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center in honor of Justin Lawrence "Jerry" Wyner and his wife Genevieve Geller Wyner. The Wyners in the fall made the lead gift to launch a new multimillion-dollar initiative to build the center's endowment.


  3. 2018 AAFSW Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism AbroadRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    ... the meantime, he has let interested Cypriots know about it by creating a not-for-profit Facebook page for Cypriot genealogy ( ) and offering to look up names. During a presentation at a local institute, Matt recommended ...


  4. Separated by circumstance, sisters are reunited by scienceRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... fee, to send saliva samples that generate a person's genetic report. The testing kit allows people to learn their genealogy, see some genetic traits and screen for some genes involved in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and breast cancer. People can also ...


  5. Behind the Scenes of Genealogy TV Show a oeRelative Racea With Team BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Family Tree Magazine

    ... day to compete a challenge and find the home of a previously unknown relative (identified through DNA testing and genealogy research). Teams that make it to Day 10 compete for $50,000. In this post, Team Black, siblings Joe and Jerica Henline, give ...


  6. 'Fantastic Beasts 2': The Convoluted Lestrange Lineage, ExplainedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Collider

    ... supposed to relate to Credence's origin, and it's what has him at the center of a manhunt. However, it's his genealogy that really concerns writer J.K. Rowling , so we're treated to a long scene where various characters explain how they're related ...


  7. How to Avoid Talking Politics Using Genealogy - Family TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Family Tree Magazine

    Genealogy can help you avoid uncomfortable or heated political arguments during the holidays. Here are six suggestions for what you can talk about instead of politics.


  8. Jeb Bladine: Past connections open door to whole new setRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News-Register

    I wouldn't call genealogy a hobby, but I do enjoy delving into records created by other family members. I haven't joined the millions of subscribers, or sent my DNA for testing, but I have traced recent generations of the family through


  9. News10NBC's treasure hunt continues: Lost ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WHEC-TV Rochester

    In the spring, News10NBC helped track a gold ring found buried in Mendon Ponds Park back to the rightful family. Now, the hunt continues.


  10. Grow your family tree at the libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... the same questions that we all have? The Summerland Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library is hosting a free genealogy workshop to help you find the answers. Sign up today for three fun and informative sessions with an experienced researcher. Holly ...


  11. George Justice, meteorologist and IRS agent, dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    George Warren Justice Jr., who changed careers from a weather predictor to the Internal Revenue Service , died of heart failure Nov. 10 at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center . The Parkville resident was 91. Born in Port Jervis, N.Y., he was the son of George Warren Justice Sr., a General Electric Co.


  12. Cowboy Country Museum draws visitors, attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Texarkana Gazette

    ... old newspaper articles and write down any names they find. They add them to an index so family members researching genealogy can search them. Seeing the kids helping out at the museum has contributed to what Wedeking describes as a "renaissance" in ...


  13. Home DNA tests doom anonymity for sperm, egg donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Raw Story

    ... rare for someone not to find at least one distant relative. From that second or third degree cousin, traditional genealogy tools can be employed to rebuild a family tree up to the shared ancestor, such as vital records, death notices and obituaries, ...


  14. Soon after Christmas, one year apart, Barbara Dameron and Lundy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... fee, to send saliva samples that generate a person's genetic report. The testing kit allows people to learn their genealogy, see some genetic traits and screen for some genes involved in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and breast cancer. People can also ...


  15. Keese Family History and Genealogy, From 1690 to 1911Read the original story

    Friday | University of Pennsylvania

    Keese family history and genealogy, from 1690 to 1911. By W. T. Keese. Dedicated to the descendants of John and Elizabeth Titus Keese.


  16. Visiting the Whitney Plantation/Slavery MuseumRead the original story

    Friday | A Whole Lotta Nothing

    ... another when the overseer doesn't consider slaves to be human. In another memorial, we visited the results of a genealogy project that displayed 107,000 names of recorded slaves between 1719 and 1820 in Louisiana. It was a tremendous amount to take ...


  17. Fighting Over a Tax RefundRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 1 | Mauled Again

    ... Court , More Tax Fraud, This Time in Judge Judy's Court , You Mean That Tax Refund Isn't for Me? Really? , Law and Genealogy Meeting In An Interesting Way , How Is This Not Tax Fraud? , A Court Case in Which All of Them Miss The Tax Point , Judge ...


  18. 19th century Canterbury couple could help solve US body mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    DNA evidence indicates a 19th century couple who appear to have lived in Canterbury may be related to a young woman whose remains have been unidentified in the United States for nearly half a century. Volunteer US group the DNA Doe Project has found several DNA matches in New Zealand with the badly degraded DNA of the mystery woman, who is known as Annie Doe, and whose remains were found in Oregon in August 1971.


  19. Hamilton Consumers Sit Down with Jeff Boyle from The Scottish Rite Club of HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 24-7 Press Release

    ... yourself, what would it be?... Flexible. What hobby would you get into if time and money were not an issue?... Genealogy. What is your favourite quote?... The highest of distinctions is service to others. King George VI You've just won the lottery, ...


  20. The Trudeau family history you didn't know: 'Singaporean blood'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | CBC News

    ... much talked about." Then in 2008, his mother's family history was researched for a television show about genealogy, and what they discovered "makes for a great history." "It's the Singaporean blood," he replied with a smile. "It's my ...