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Published by Telegraph.co.uk: Chinese villagers ‘descended from Roman soldiers’

Published by Telegraph.co.uk: Chinese villagers ‘descended from Roman soldiers’

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Published by Dick Eastman: Diary of Anne Frank Subject To Copyright Dispute

A legal case involving the Diary of Anne Frank may affect many other publications, even including genealogy books published in the United States and many other countries. Anne Frank was a Jewish teenager killed by the Nazis whose writing survived in the Amsterdam building where she had hidden. 70 years have passed since her death.…

http://blog.eogn.com/2016/01/22/diary-of-anne-frank-subject-to-copyright-dispute/

Published by Schmidtgen.com: The Life of a Genealogy Translator – Guest Post by Katherine Schober

Katherine is a German-English translator who works with old German handwriting in letters, marriage and baptismal certificates, church registers and more. Check out her website at sktranslations.com for more information. As a German genealogy translator, I can honestly say I love what I do. One day could be spent in 1868, deciphering the words of…

http://schmidtgen.com/wordpress/2016/01/20/the-life-of-a-genealogy-translator-guest-post-by-katherine-schober/

Published by Dick Eastman: Booze in Colonial America

“Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants to see us happy.” – Benjamin Franklin “Wine is necessary for life.” – Thomas Jefferson “My manner of living is plain…a glass of wine and a bit of mutton.” – George Washington According to many historians, the American Revolution was built on a foundation of…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/11/11/booze-in-colonial-america/

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Published by AbroadInTheYard: DNA links 5,500 year old remains of aboriginal woman found in Canada and her 200 x great-grandaughter who still lives nearby

Published by AbroadInTheYard: DNA links 5,500 year old remains of aboriginal woman found in Canada and her 200 x great-grandaughter who still lives nearby

Published by Dick Eastman: Indiana House of Representatives to Consider an Open Records Bill

In 1941, Indiana enacted a law that sealed all original birth certificates and adopted records from public access. This restriction also applied even to adopted children, which means without written approval from the State Board of Health, it was nearly impossible for adopted children to find out who their parents were. The law, however, was…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/12/02/indiana-house-of-representatives-to-consider-an-open-records-bill/