Apr 27 RIP dear, sweet Barbara Shultz
DearREADERS, A truer friend one could never find. Our Barbara Shultz, pictured in turquoise above at her 2004 installation as Osceloa (Florida) Chapter DAR Regent, passed away today following complications in care from her broken leg. She leaves h...
Apr 27 NGS 2017 Conference Pre-Registration Ends Today - #NGS2017GEN
Apr 26 Beijing’s First McDonald’s
Oh, how things, such as culture, change. Twenty-five years ago tomorrow, April 27th in 1992, while eating at Beijing’s first McDonald’s after opening for the first time, a Chinese businessman wondered why there were no stir fried dishe...
Apr 26 Horse thievin’ should still be a hangin’ offense.
Marsh tackies? “They’re friendly, lovable little horses — a gift from the South Carolina Lowcountry’s mysterious past.” And this pair has been taken — stolen — by someone. ajh
Apr 26 Horse thievin’ should still be a hangin’ offense
Marsh tackies? “They’re friendly, lovable little horses — a gift from the South Carolina Lowcountry’s mysterious past.” And this pair has been taken — stolen — by someone. ajh
Apr 26 Pre-Registration for NGS Conference Ends Tomorrow #NGS2017GEN
Apr 25 AncestryDNA 20% Sale
Apr 24 Lightning has been an occasional recurring theme in the family tree.
LIGHTIN’ UP THE HOUSE I have been tying branches of my grandmother’s family together and in so doing came upon this account of lightning striking a house. “The house of Rev. Israel Hay, on Mechanic street, Fredericksburg, on Sunday afternoon...
Apr 24 Lightning has been an occasional recurring theme in the family tree
LIGHTIN’ UP THE HOUSE I have been tying branches of my grandmother’s family together and in so doing came upon this account of lightning striking a house. “The house of Rev. Israel Hay, on Mechanic street, Fredericksburg, on Sunday afternoon...
Apr 23 RIP dear, sweet Barbara Schultz
DearREADERS, A truer friend one could never find. Our Barbara Shultz, pictured in turquoise above at her 2004 installation as Osceloa (Florida) Chapter DAR Regent, passed away today following complications in care from her broken leg. She leaves h...
Apr 21 Serendipity in a Box
Apr 20 Ancestry Offering Irish Heritage Tour
Apr 19 Erroneous AncestryDNA Genetic Community
Apr 18 ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt discusses NGS' short-sighted policy
  DearREADERS,   Are you up for a lively discussion about the National Genealogical Society's 2017 Conference Social Media Policy prohibiting audio or video recording in the conference exhibit hall? This week's Mondays with Myrt attendee...
Apr 18 ANNOUNCING: GermanGen Study Group 19th and 26th April 2017
DearREADERS, Many US researchers have Germanic roots but don't know where to turn and are concerned about the foreign language and handwriting character set. No worries! The German Genealogy Girl's Podcast host Ursula C. Krause will be our feature...
Apr 17 Commissioning Cristóbal Colón, aka Cristoforo Colombo, aka Christop...
April 17, 1492: Spain’s King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella give Christopher Columbus a commission to seek a westward ocean passage to Asia. Though he was also interested in wealth, Columbus saw himself as a “Christ-bearer” who wou...
Apr 17 Monday Mailbox: Browsing Ancestry Database Images
Apr 16 The Origins of Easter
Besides the Jesus Part, Of Course “Some sources claim the word Easter is derived from Ēostre, a Teutonic goddess of spring and fertility. Other accounts trace Easter to the Latin term hebdomada alba, or white week, an ancient reference to Easter w...
Apr 16 April 16, 1521: Martin Luther arrives at the Diet of Worms.
April 16, 1521: German reformer Martin Luther arrives at the Diet of Worms, convinced he would get the hearing he requested in 1517 to discuss the abuse of indulgences and his “95 Theses.” He was astounded when he discovered it would n...
Apr 14 Darned Undertaking
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