Published by Sourceline Blog|Cemeteries: A Research Library for Genealogists

Cemeteries offer a treasure trove of information for the genealogist. Cemetery Location Just knowing the location of the cemetery your ancestor is buried in can give you information or help you to establish more questions to be answered. Did my ancestor live near here? Are more family buried here? If not, why not? Are there […]

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Published by Dick Eastmem: U.S. National Archives Finds Same Malware That Stole Government Personnel Data

In the wake of the discovery of malware on the network of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the National Archives and Records Administration discovered three desktop computers that had been infected with the same remote access malware. The malware was detected by the National Archives’ own intrusion detection system after receiving signature data from…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/06/24/u-s-national-archives-finds-same-malware-that-stole-government-personnel-data/

Published by Genealogy Blog: Understanding AncestryDNA

Why is DNA research so difficult to understand? Simple, it is a very complex topic. You first learned about DNA in high school biology. You probably then did your best to forget about DNA until about a decade ago when DNA testing became a reality as an affordable, relatively speaking, individual identifier and tool for…

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Published by Genealogy’s Star:  The Elements of Research — Part Twenty-five: The not-so-final conclusion

All things, both good and bad, come to an end sometime and this series is no exception. I guess, what it boils down to is that genealogical research is a rather complex activity and encompasses a huge spectrum of individual interests and goals. On the one hand, there are those who are satisfied in copying…

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Published by Genealogy Blog: The Portable Genealogist: Applying to Lineage Societies

Across the country, and the globe, there are thousands of genealogical societies ready to welcome both new and experienced genealogists into their midst. Over the years I have had the opportunity to lecture and teach classes to many such groups and have observed the bonds of friendship and family that grow among various members. I…

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Published by Stumblingpast Blog: “Genealogists are becoming the new social historians” says professional historian

“Australian history has been transformed by the contributions of family historians”, says Dr Tanya Evans, historian at Sydney’s Macquarie University. Her new book Fractured Families: Life on the Margins in Colonial New South Wales, is the result of collaboration between …

https://stumblingpast.wordpress.com/2015/06/25/fracturedfamilies/

Published by MyHeritage Blog: Our Stories: 44,000 and growing!

Continuing our spotlight on volunteer translators, we introduce Seppo Tarvainen, a MyHeritage member from Finland, who has been helping to translate MyHeritage products into Finnish for a few years. Born a few years after WWII in a small village in the middle of Finland, Seppo grew up with a passion for travel. He studied mechanical…

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Published by Dick Eastman: Society of Genealogists and Pharos Tutors and Tutoring announce a New Joint Programme of Education

The following announcement was written by the Society of Genealogists: Friday 26th June, 2015: The Society of Genealogists & Pharos Teaching & Tutoring today announced a new joint programme of education, the distance learning Certificate of Family History Skills and Strategies (Advanced). The Society of Genealogists, in conjunction with Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Ltd has…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/06/26/society-of-genealogists-and-pharos-tutors-and-tutoring-announce-a-new-joint-programme-of-education/

Published by Dick Eastman: New Convict Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday

The following announcement was written by the folks at Findmypast: This week’s Findmypast Friday marks the release of over 240,000 fascinating Australian convict records, new additions to our collection of historic Irish newspapers, Irish Workhouse records from County Clare and Sligo as well as English parish records from the parish of Southfleet in North West…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/06/26/new-convict-records-available-to-search-this-findmypast-friday/

Published by My Roots My Blog: The Freedmen’s Bureau Project Needs Your Help!

The Freedmen’s Bureau Project needs help indexing nearly 4 million records to make them searchable online. I have already signed up to start transcribing some records. For more information and to volunteer visit www.discoverfreedmen.org 

https://myrootsmyblog.wordpress.com/2015/06/26/the-freedmens-bureau-project-needs-your-help/