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  1. A coincidence of timing? On one Toronto street a family unearths a...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Toronto Star

    This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution to colleagues, clients or customers, or inquire about permissions/licensing, please go to: www.TorontoStarReprints.com A coincidence of timing? On one Toronto street a family unearths a time capsule - just as their neighbours plant one All Toronto homes have stories, and they usually come and go with the people who live there.

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  2. Yadkin County Library NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Yadkin Ripple Incorporated

    ... plenty of reasons to apply for a library card. Here are just a few: access to free movies, books, CDs, magazines, genealogy resources, audio books, Wi-Fi, computer access, and more - all for free. Plus, with a growing consortium through NC Cardinal, ...

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  3. Go Back to School with the 2018 Fall Virtual ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Family Tree Magazine

    ... the drama I remember from my teenage years. That's why I am looking forward to this weekend's 2018 Fall Virtual Genealogy Conference to fill my mind with new ideas and tools. It's all the best things about going back to school without all the ...

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  4. Prince County Community HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. Interested in researching your family tree? Join lively Genealogy Club at Summerside Rotary Library. Meetings for sharing tips, ideas, and resources and occasionally have guest speakers. ...

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  5. Ancestry.com changed how it determines ethnicity and people are upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... Sacramento County District Attorney says the arrest made in the Golden State Killer case was largely in thanks to "genealogy and very dogged detective work." (April 27) Ancestry.com, the website better known for helping users create family trees and ...

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  6. 'I had to make the trip': P.E.I. man visits WWI cemetery in search of lost great uncleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    ... been awarded posthumously. Willie's name was engraved on it, and the woman found Skip through a posting on a genealogy website from a decade before. "To have it come back to the family, well, it was really the instigator that, yes, now I had to ...

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  7. Genealogy society to meet Thursday in Brainerd18 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Crow Wing County Genealogy Society will meet Thursday, Sept. 20, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family History Center, 101 Buffalo Hills Lane, Brainerd.

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  8. Barbara Lewis Lawton ForthRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Vermont Standard

    ... quilting, sewing ( she was trained as a seamstress and tailor), flower arranging (she was a flower show judge), genealogy and traveling. Barbara was active in many churches throughout her lifetime. Most recently, she attended St. Kateri Tekawitha ...

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  9. A. David Gerhart, 73, Weave Co. worker, composer and keyboardist, collector, genealogistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Ephrata Review

    ... Penn State football and women's college basketball. He enjoyed reading, especially history, political science, and genealogy. He also studied piano and organ, and composed music. Surviving Dave are two daughters: Melissa S., wife of Brian Sneath of ...

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  10. Searching for Jack: Can you solve mystery for Italian POW descendants?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Crow

    A mystery surrounding the son of an Italian man who was captured and sent to the Royston area during the Second World War is waiting to be solved. Anna Schipani's family have been searching for more than 11 years for her half-brother Jack, who was the son of her brother Ildebrando Verrusio and a young English woman they think was called Paddy.

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  11. Morris Township Library acquires Xiomaro's photographs of George Washington's headquartersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Art Daily

    A portfolio of fine art photographic prints of George Washington's Headquarters has been acquired by Morristown and Morris Township Library for their North Jersey History and Genealogy Center. The photographs were selected from a collection that is on exhibit now until December 28, 2018 at the Morristown National Historical Park museum.

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  12. 10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference to be held Friday and Saturday at NSURead the original story

    Tuesday | Natchitoches Times

    ... literature, Southeastern American Indians, highways and byways, legal and social issues, myth and legend, genealogy and family history, tourism, Louisiana history and politics, festivals, religion, folk art, disaster mitigation, LGBTQ+ history, ...

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  13. DAR award scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | LaGrange Daily News

    ... The $500 scholarship was intended for graduate and undergraduate students studying history, library sciences or genealogy, according to LaGrange DAR chapter regent Kathren Fogg. Hughes, the records manager for the Troup County Archives, is attending ...

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  14. Tazewell County Calendar of Events Sept. 19 - Sept. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Legal Record

    ... German entertainment, food, beer, and wine. Other activities include a carnival, German heritage tent with a genealogy search, and children's activities. For more information, visit facebook.com/peoriaoktoberfest. Join the specialty shops for a ...

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  15. It's nearly the middle of the week, here are your updated Prince County Community HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Journal-Pioneer

    ... Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. Interested in researching your family tree? Join lively Genealogy Club at Summerside Rotary Library. Meetings for sharing tips, ideas, and resources and occasionally have guest speakers. ...

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  16. Senior Expo runs Oct 4, 5 at Mountain America Expo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Deseret News

    ... The free event, which opens at 9 a.m. each day, will feature information booths, health screenings, activities, genealogy training, and conferences on social work in geriatrics and cognitive care. Health screenings will include blood sugar tests; ...

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  17. Edward Marsh Hamilton Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... Mr. Hamilton has been featured in numerous newspaper articles by the Kansas Engineering Society as well as in a genealogy book of Hamilton family history. An audiophile, he also enjoys photography, electronics and vexillology in his free time, Mr. ...

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  18. York U workshop explores privacy, science and ethics of ancestral DNA testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | York University

    More than 12 million people have bought DNA genealogy tests in a quest to unearth their ancestors, but are they accurate and how safe is people's bio-data? Media are invited to learn about the privacy implications, ethics and science behind popular genetic DNA tests Friday at York University's Genealogy and Genetics workshop, which will also be live-streamed. "Recent police cases have exposed the privacy risks of DNA and genealogical records and the use of public genealogy databases by police is expected to increase significantly," says workshop organizer Julia Creet , a professor of English in York's Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, and director of the film Data Mining the Deceased: Ancestry and the Business of Family .

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  19. Storming Castles on Edelweiss Bike Tours' Best of Europe TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | RiderMagazine.com

    ... the Best of Europe tour was my pick for a variety of reasons, but a large part of the decision might surprise you: genealogy. Genealogy is a hobby of mine and over the years I've traced back both sides of my family to some specific areas, including ...

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  20. Did your Ancestry.com DNA results change dramatically? Here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | CBC News

    Some Ancestry customers who have taken the DNA test, which involves spitting in a tube, may have noticed a dramatic change in their results. When Katy Jean of Dartmouth, N.S., sent in a sample of her DNA to Ancestry.com a year ago, she was hoping the genealogy website would tell her more about her background and maybe fill in gaps on her family tree.

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