Genealogy Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Readington Museums announce summer lecture seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | NJ.com

    ... for adults. Refreshments will be served and reservations are not needed. will discuss his research about the genealogy and history of the Dutch and German settlers of Stanton and Pleasant Run, as well as the history of their surnames, and their land ...

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  2. Calendar of events: Week of June 21, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Powhatan Today

    ... and volunteers can be purchased. Make sure to sign-up early. Walk-up registrations will not include a t-shirt. A Genealogy Research Trip to Washington, D.C., is scheduled with arrangements having been made to visit the National Archives, Library of ...

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  3. Western Development MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    "Distinctive DestinaA tions: Experience Historic Places" Heritage Day, proclaimed annually in February throughout the nation by The National Trust for Canada, celebrates the architectural heritage and historic places of Canada. The WDM, City of Yorkton Archives, Municipal Heritage Sub-Committee, and members of the Yorkton Chapter of the Saskatchewan Genealogy Society are pleased to again work together to celebrate the event on Sunday, February 14 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

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  4. Solano County Genealogy Society honors longtime volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | The Reporter

    For decades of work archiving and assisting families with their personal histories, the Solano County Genealogy Society honored their “matriarch of the library” Monday. Mayor Len Augustine declared June 19 Ruth Setterquist Day at a gathering held for her at the genealogy society's library upstairs at Old Town Hall.

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  5. California's Death Valley heat to reach a searing 127 FRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Reuters

    ... half of the Earth's population by the year 2100 (Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Sandra Maler) June 19 Genealogy website Ancestry.com Inc on Monday said it had confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on a proposed initial ...

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  6. Feature: Juneteenth a time to celebrate freedom for slaves in Texas and beyondRead the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | Xinhuanet

    Texans young and old are celebrating the Juneteenth holiday on Monday as well as on the past weekends, which commemorates the news that slaves in Texas were free. The holiday is specially celebrated in Galveston, an island about 72 kilometers south of Houston in southern U.S. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers landed at Galveston with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.

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  7. Stephanie Holmes: Family tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... there until the late-1940s, when she moved to England with her new RAF husband. Sadly, the knowledge of my Israeli genealogy ends about there. Estranged from her family, my grandma spoke little of her former life and discouraged my dad and uncle ...

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  8. Weather and Family History-the Strong ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Bangor Daily News

    Another interest of mine is weather, and being in Maine with its seasons and their variety makes it pretty hard to ignore. Just for fun, I tried googling genealogy and the weather as a joint topic and came up with some surprising results.

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  9. Community News For The Valley EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | The Hartford Courant

    ... Brothers by David McCullough. Guests can meet and mingle with the builders. Light refreshments AVON -- Drop-In Genealogy at the Avon Public Library, 281 Country Club Road, will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 5. Guests will receive free ...

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  10. Thinking about testing your DNA? Here's what to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... in the report is scary, hiring a forensic genealogist through The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy to help understand the results can be a benefit." 2. mtDNA (mitochondrial DNA) offers deep ancestry information through the female ...

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  11. Library plans literary pub trivia, build a better dinnerRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 18 | KPC Media Group, Inc.

    ... campus for a progressive dinner, featuring throwback appetizers from local, historical cookbooks at the Willennar Genealogy Center, 700 S. Jackson St.; a salad bar with a variety of options for proteins, vegetables, fruits, and dressings in the ...

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  12. Missionary Moment: Sharing the gospelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | Deseret News

    ... and I were able to go on a mission to the family history library, where we taught others how and why we do genealogy. The example of Sister Turley and her family sharing the gospel shows the truth of something that Elder Clayton M. Christensen and ...

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  13. Dean Davis: Finding My Father - Sun, 18 Jun 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    At-home DNA testing has become an increasingly popular tool in the past two decades to help people map their genealogy. The three big players in this market are Ancestry.com, 23andMe.com and FamilyTreeDNA.com.

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  14. Stepfather to the Son of GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... he was of critical importance: it was through Joseph that Jesus could claim to be a descendant of King David. The genealogy that begins the Gospel of Matthew and connects Abraham to David and Jesus runs through Joseph, not Mary. It might seem as if ...

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  15. Books: Events for week of June 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | The Advocate

    Introduction to Genealogy: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Learn how to conduct genealogical research, which types of records are used to track a family's history, which databases the library offers to assist research and what types of resources the Genealogy Department has to help fill the gaps in the family tree. To register, call 231-3751.

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  16. Summer Library: Willits Library offers summer fun for all agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | The Willits News

    ... library is open: Tuesday through Saturday. Along with its regularly scheduled happenings such as coloring club, genealogy research, Lego time, youth game night, knitting, story time, bridge club and sewing, this summer is bursting with fun, ...

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  17. Odd 'Turn' of events: Actor who plays Hamilton has family link to Aaron BurrRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | USA Today

    ... Spies,' has learned he has a family connection to ... Aaron Burr. Just for funsies, Ancestry.com offered their genealogy services to the cast of Turn: Washington's Spies to determine whether any of the stars had Revolutionary War connections. Their ...

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  18. Community calendar, June 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | Davis Enterprise

    * Tuesday, June 20: The Davis Genealogy Club invites the public to the free presentation, "Genealogical SOS: When to Hire a Professional Genealogist to Boost You Over that Brick Wall," at 1 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Expert Melinda Kashuba, Ph.D., will guide attendees through the evaluation of family tree trouble spots to determine who might best help. For details, visit davisgenealogy.org or call Lisa Henderson at 530-753-8943.

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  19. Variation in surname spellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... we found the name spelled four ways in the same graveyard. Hamlin. Hamlen. Hamblin. Hamblen. I recently attended a genealogy workshop at Cumberland Gap National Park where this question was answered in a historical manner. It cleared up a lot of ...

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  20. Boisso memorial event June 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | The Times

    ... from a career with the Chicago Police Department, he was able to devote time to other interests, such as family genealogy. Boisso also became involved with the Friends of Dayton Bluffs, a volunteer organization that has helped develop the Dayton ...

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