Published by Dick Eastman: Recent Updates to the Calendar of Genealogy Events

The following pages have recently been updated in the Calendar of Genealogy Events: California, Connecticut, Maryland, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington Some of the above changes may have been deletions of past events. All information in the Calendar of Events is contributed by YOU and by other genealogists. You can directly add information…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/06/29/recent-updates-to-the-calendar-of-genealogy-events/

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 Genealogy’s Star:Finding Business Records — A Real Challenge

If the only genealogical records you have ever researched have been available in digital format online, then you will have to wake up to the real world of hard-to-find records. I am reminded of the Wizard of Oz movie (and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) where the movie starts out in black and white…

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From Annette Kapple’s Blog: Happy Father’s Day! And 23andMe Admixture Results

Roberta Estes featured her Y DNA line in her Father’s Day tribute post “Father’s Day – Tracking the Y DNA Line.” These men represent my Y DNA lines.My Father Robert John Kapple born in Chicago My father Robert John Kapple and his father Rudolph Christian Kapple represent the YDNA haplo group  J-M172. This reflects an Eastern European origin. Rudolph…

http://annettekapple.blogspot.com/2015/06/happy-fathers-day-and-23andme-admixture.html

Posted by Genealogy’s Star: The Elements of Research — Part Twenty: Research is more than looking

There is a fundamental relationship between documents and records and acquiring genealogically significant information. Every discovery of a document or record will also suggest additional documents that may be found. Searching is a repetitious activity and is limited to a single discovery. Research produces a chain of documents and records that lead to answering questions.…

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