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  • Editing Dates and Places on Indexed Records—FamilySearch Update Tue, 31 Mar 2020 20:10:45 +0000
    We lean heavily on correctly indexed records to help us find our ancestors. However, indexing errors happen from time to time. These errors can cause problems for people searching for records about ancestors or accurately recording information in family trees. In 2019, FamilySearch released an update that allowed people to edit names in indexed records.... Continue Reading →
  • What Was It Like 100 Years Ago Today? Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:32:38 +0000
    What was life like in the United States 100 years ago today? The year 1920 ushered in a new decade and brought new innovations and a life of abundance. Let’s take a trip to the past and see what life was like for your ancestors 100 years ago today! Life Expectancy Was Shorter In the... Continue Reading →
  • FamilySearch Updates Enhance your Experience Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:01:00 +0000
    FamilySearch is proud to have the world’s largest online family tree and thrilled to provide free family history experiences to millions. In order to give users the best experience possible, we are constantly working on updates and improvements to our online experience. To keep you up to date on the latest FamilySearch experience changes, we... Continue Reading →
  • Ministering to All through Temple and Family History: 2020 Leadership Instruction Sat, 28 Mar 2020 00:44:49 +0000
    The annual Temple and Family History Leadership Instruction is a one-of-a-kind event where Church leaders teach about temple and family history work and share ways we can all serve and minister more effectively through these efforts. This year, leaders focused on how temple and family history can be used to minister to all of God’s children—and emphasized... Continue Reading →
  • Virtual Tours—19 Ways to Travel from Home Fri, 27 Mar 2020 20:57:15 +0000
    Virtual tours can open up amazing and awe-inspiring locations around the world that may otherwise be inaccessible to you. You can experience the majesty of the Sistine Chapel, the wonder of the Great Wall of China, or the beauty of Hawaii from the comfort of your own home.  Picking the Right Virtual Tour for You... Continue Reading →
  • Feeling the Blessings of the Temple at Home Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:00:00 +0000
    As temples around the world close temporarily for public health reasons, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints look forward to renewed  opportunities to worship and serve in these sacred buildings. They also look forward with great anticipation to feeling the family connection that comes from serving in temples on behalf of... Continue Reading →
  • A Family Volunteers from Home—and Reaps Surprising Benefits Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:00:00 +0000
    This extended family is working from home to help make the world’s historical records more available. In the process, they are connecting with each other and drawing strength from the past. Like millions of people around the world, the extended Greenway family is sequestered at their homes. Coronavirus has not yet touched them personally. Rather,... Continue Reading →
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    Northern Ireland is a unique part of the world known for its natural beauty. Filmmakers and novelists alike have been inspired by its ever-changing climate and lush landscape. In fact, it’s believed that Cave Hill in Northern Ireland gave Jonathan Swift the idea for a sleeping giant in his book Gulliver’s Travels. If you have... Continue Reading →
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    Was he Macedonian or Greek? or each or neither and why does this even matter? This demands an assessment of the historic, geographical and political procedures of his time. The query of why his ethnicity issues is […]rnOne name generally will come to intellect when the term king is brought up, and that identify is...

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    This individuality normally sets up important conflicts in the story that drive the plot. Othello and Peekay are equally figures that posses this distinctive individuality, and in every of their tales, it causes them to defeat or […]rnRunning Head: Contact, Soreness, ACUPUNCTURE Sensory Deficit of Touch, its Ache and Acupuncture Utilized Studying Paper Debra A....

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  • Making Contact: Surnames & Pedigrees Online and in the Society of Genealogists’ Library – Half-day Course 27 April Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:11:24 +0000
    Once you’ve got back a few generations, one of the most important ways of making progress in your family history is making contact with others who have interests in the same surnames or perhaps even share some of your ancestors. Peter Christian will help you find what research may have been done before. Else Churchill...

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  • Little Italy: The Story of London’s Italian Quarter, a one-hour talk on 24 April Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:52:14 +0000
    In the 19th century there grew to be such a concentration of Italians in one part of London that the area became known as “Little Italy”. Based on his book of the same name, Tudor Allen will talk about the fascinating story of the Italian quarter in Holborn from the time of the first Italian...

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  • London Parish Registers – Lecture on 17 April Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:57:39 +0000
    Were your ancestors from London? Learn where the various parish registers are kept and how to best access them. A one-hour lecture with Geoff Swinfield on Wednesday, 17 April at 2pm, cost   £6.00/£4.80 SoG members. This lecture must be must be pre-booked and pre-paid, through our website or by telephone: 020 7553 3290. SoG members...

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  • Ken Burns Presents the Gene: An Intimate History Sat, 04 Apr 2020 01:43:19 +0000
    What happens when a world-famous filmmaker reads a book written by leading physician, biologist, oncologist, and author and then decides to use the book as the basis for a 4-hour PBS special broadcast about genetics? The result is a documentary called The Gene: An Intimate History. And, yes, quite a bit of this documentary will […]
  • Findmypast Add Over 116 Million New Records to their Exclusive Collection of English and Welsh Electoral Registers Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:48:34 +0000
    The following announcement was written by Findmypast: ·         Second phase of vast collection published online for the first time in partnership with the British Library  ·         Enables researchers to trace ancestors between census years, uncover details of the property they occupied and explore the history of their home or local area  ·         Over 6.7 million records spanning 1832 […]
  • Coping with Quarantine in a Pre-Digital Era Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:35:27 +0000
    Staying at home because of the CoronaVirus’ self-isolation policies is certainly unpleasant for many people. However, we are not the first to be quarantined. An article by Nicole Poletika in the Indiana State Library web site shows similarities (and differences) between what we are experiencing today versus what our ancestors endured. The article focuses on […]
  • Vivid-Pix Announces “Round Tuit!” Education Program — Free & Low-Cost Online Family History Genealogy Activities for Quarantined Adults, Kids & Families Thu, 02 Apr 2020 21:36:16 +0000
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  • “Roots Less Traveled”, a New Television Series Co-Produced by Ancestry®, to Debut on NBC April 4 Thu, 02 Apr 2020 18:30:27 +0000
    UPDATE: The following press release written by Ancestry and also available on the Ancestry blog at https://ancstry.me/2wSFtrR says the show will be broadcast on April 4 but some EOGN newsletter readers have found it in their local lists of television schedules as being scheduled for April 5. The following is an announcement written by Ancestry®: […]
  • Because of the CoronaVirus, Genealogical.com is Making 750 eBooks Available Online Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:50:43 +0000
    Quoting from an announcement by Genealogical.com: “Subscribe now to access our entire collection of ePubs for 3 months for only $49.95 “3 Months – 750 ePub titles “While so many of us are in our homes looking for ways to make good use of the time, Genealogical.com is making an unprecedented offer. You can access […]
  • ISBGFH DNA Virtual Institute Registration is Now Open Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:35:33 +0000
    The following announcement was written by the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History: DNA VIRTUAL INSTITUTE SEPTEMBER 8&9, 2020 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN The International Society for British Genealogy and Family History is pleased to announce that registration for the DNA Virtual Institute by Dr Maurice Gleeson is now OPEN! The virtual institute will […]
  • Kansas City’s WWI Museum is Avoiding Layoffs by Giving Employees Thousands of Pages From Its Archives to Digitize Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:23:25 +0000
    I wonder if other museums, companies, or even the larger genealogy societies could do something like this. Of course, there are major issues to be solved, but an article by Alisha Ebrahimji published in the CNN web site shows that one museum is using its employees to transcribe records: “A museum in Kansas City, Missouri […]
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