Aug 4 Call for Panelists: What Did SHE Say? Study Group 1
DearREADERS, Plans are under way to hold four, 60-90 minute study group sessions focused on chapters 1 and 2 of Elizabeth Shown Mills' Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace, 3rd edition (1), commonly referred to a...
Aug 4 #FuelTheFind before ancient handwriting fades
DearREADERS, What can compare to the thrill of finding your ancestor's name in a hundred-year old document? Seeing a young couple's marriage portrait from the old country? Finally figuring out the maiden name of a great-grandfather's wife? Breakth...
Aug 4 Workdwide Indexing Event 7-14 Aug 2015 HERE'S HOW
DearREADERS, Every year FamilySearch Indexing poses a new challenge for the genea-community to encourage folks to index the millions of digital images being added each week to FamilySearch.org. Last year, it was a 24-hour challenge and of course, ...
Aug 4 “Angels Round About” - The Cokeville Miracle – #BYUFHGCON
Aug 3 Lewis, Barfield, Williams & Tolkien
No, it’s not a law firm. ajh
Aug 3 Monday Mailbox: AncestryDNA Study Projects
Aug 3 Unlucky Macready
I’ve been looking through the bio of an actor, one who often the bad guy in many Hollywood flicks. I always thought he was European. He had a certain aristocratic aura to him. He was, however, born in Providence, Rhode Island. One sentence I...
Aug 3 Gramps 4.2.0 released
Some months after ‘4.1.3‘ release, the Gramps team releases version 4.2.0, a new major release. Think on backup before upgrade! Fixes and changes since 4.1.x branch: New date and language fields on place name Review on GtkBuilder, fix ...
Aug 2 Northlake Lutheran
This morning I visited a church, a Lutheran one. I don’t know the particular denomination. I kept looking, but couldn’t identify it. I didn’t even know the place existed until yesterday. It’s not far from my doctor’s ...
Aug 1 Upcoming genealogy hangouts, webinars and chats this coming week
DearREADERS, Thanks to the centralized calendar at GeneaWebinars.com, genealogists interested in learning more about our craft may register for these online seminars coming up this week. Be sure to verify the time in your neck of the woods.  ...
Aug 1 Three Remain
My great uncle recently celebrated his 100th birthday with many of the family on hand at his humble abode in Oregon. My grandmother, now 88, visits him every week. Their youngest sister and her husband were there, too, visiting from South Dakota, ...
Jul 31 Stumbling Along
Reading a bit of the Bible today. Here’s something written by the author of the Epistle of James: “For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point has become accountable for all of it.” Another way of putting it: “Whoever keeps the wh...
Jul 31 Ninety Seven Years Ago
Ninety seven years ago yesterday, my great grandmother’s younger brother Leslie died from wounds in France while serving on the Western Front during the First World War. He had been cut down by German machine gun fire four days before and ta...
Jul 30 Ogden, Iowa in 1920
In 1920, my great-great grandfather, Jerome Darling, lived in Ogden, Iowa, surrounded by a lot of Swedes. He was a dentist, studying the trade as a young man in 1890s Chicago. I was looking for where in Chicago the family lived and came upon the 1...
Jul 30 Lisa Louise Cooke: Technology Empowers – #BYUFHGC
Jul 29 Kehrer Talks FamilySearch Transformations – #BYUFHGC
Jul 28 We are Binding Families in Love and Service – #BYUFHGC
Jul 28 Incremental Improvement of the New Ancestry.com Website
Jul 27 BYU Conference (#BYUFHGC) Starts Tomorrow
Jul 26 Looks Like Fun!
The Democrats are so popular these days! Who could resist chatting with sycophant Hillary campaign workers while scarfing down irresistible pizza? ajh
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