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Calendar Date is 1914
On the wall is a calendar and May 1914 is the month and year. On the opposite wall is a big Montana map. We want to find out who these people are and where this photo was taken. On the back of the photo is a small clue, the names "Lou, Grace, Mother" are wr...
On the wall is a calendar and May 1914 is the month and year. On the opposite wall is a big Montana map. We want to find out who these people are and where this photo was taken. On the back of the photo is a small clue, the n...
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Headstone Monuments for Johan and Juliane Johansen
I've never been to Iowa to see where my great-grandparents, Johan and Juliane [Hansen] Johansen, were buried. These headstone photos were taken by their son, my grandfather, Johan Roy Tolve Johansen. Grandpa got interested in his genealogy during the 1960s ...
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George, Andrew, and Rebecca Hartley
George and Rebecca [Richards] Hartley, with their son Andrew. Taken about the time they immigrated from England to America in 1889.
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Doan's Pills
I am going to share a story that might be a little stretch of the imagination to include it in the "Shopping Saturday" theme. The story is about my great-grandparents George and Rebecca [Richards] Hartley. While researching for stories to include in the Har...
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1901 Wright family publication
In 2002 I found an old history of the Wright family that included a lot of my own Wright ancestors. The booklet was published in 1901: Genealogy of the Wright Family from 1639 to 1901 - Eight Generations; compiled and written by Rev. Henry W. Wright of Pete...
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Minnie Steffens
Quilt Top Made by Minnie Steffens Erskine Minnie Steffens Erskine made this quilt top and it was given to my grandparents Aldred and Bee Erskine when Minnie passed away. Aldred was Minnie's son. The quilt remained in Bee's possession after her husband Aldre...
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Florence Curtis Brown's Scrapbook
Florence Brown Scrap Book This is Florence Curtis Brown’s scrap book. Included in the scrap book is an autograph album from 1907, letters from her mother and other family members, birth announcements, birthday, anniversary, and Mother’s Day cards, obituarie...
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The 1867 Erskine Family Bible
I didn't know that we had a family Bible in our family's possession until a few years ago. My mother gave the Bible to my brother and he told me about it. Publication date was 1867. The "family record" pages are all filled out, including marriage and other ...
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Jane Milnes 1885 Funeral Card
Jane Milnes, died 3 Jan 1885, buried 6 Jan 1885 (age 16) Kirkheaton, West Yorkshire, England. Daughter of George and Sarah Milnes. Farewell, farewell, my parents dear, Brother and sister kind, And my companions whom I loved, I leave you all behind. To me yo...
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Aldred Erskine 1896-1964
Longtime Burbank Police Sergeant A. Erskine Dies Aldred Erskine, 68, a Burbank police sergeant for 22 years before his retirement in 1951, died Sunday in Sepulveda Veterans Hospital.  Born in Superior, Wis., Mr. Erskine was employed as a machinist at Hydro-...
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Brothers Separated for Twenty-five Years Reunited
My grandfather Aldred Erskine had an older brother named Cyrus Melvin Erskine. Sometime after Cyrus filled out his World War I registration card in 1917 he disappeared. No word, no connection was made with Cyrus for a long time. The story in the family is t...
My grandfather Aldred Erskine had an older brother named Cyrus Melvin Erskine. Sometime after Cyrus filled out his World War I registration card in 1917 he disappeared. No word, no connection was made with Cyrus for a long ti...
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Major Donation made by the ASG | Preserve the Pensions Blog
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Genealogy society could fold
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Age and a declining membership could signal the end of Norfolk’s local genealogical society.

Raising an Army: We Need You | Preserve the Pensions Blog
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It takes an Army of volunteers to fundraise to Preserve the Pensions!

Illinois in the War of 1812 - Gillum Ferguson - Google Books
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OCLC Link Appears in FamilySearch Library Catalog
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Genealogy News - 22nd February
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Taking my Dad on a Who Do You Think You Are Tour
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Last weekend I got to take my Father back to where his patriarchal line originated in Bradford on Tone and Taunton in Somerset England. It w

FamilySearch Index 1.0 Released for iPhone and iPad
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Description and screenshots of a new iOS app from FamilySearch. It brings the indexing project to the iPhone and iPad.

Who Do You Think You Are? Live | The biggest family history event in the...
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- Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2012 – the biggest family history event in the world. Whether you’re new to tracing your family tree or a s

Free Guide to London Ancestors
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In celebration of the London 2012 Olympics starting this week, FamilySearch is pleased to announce a new online guide to tracing London ance

Reunion 10 Review and Guide
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Reunion 10 has been released and I've got a bunch of resources and changes to the site to help you upgrade.

Reunion for Mac Tutorials
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England Genealogy Research Community
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Ask questions, find answers, teach others what you know.

British prisoner of War stitched hidden anti-Hitler message into Nazi qu...
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A Prisoner of War stitched up his German captors after they unwittingly displayed his coded needlework containing the message 'God Save t

Desperately Seeking Surnames: Blogger Spotlight for 2012
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Blogging serves different purposes for different people. Some blog because they enjoy writing and some blog to share their families stories.

The Family Recorder: Shopping Saturday - my favourite piece of retail ep...
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The Family Recorder. I write things here that interest or amuse me, and that I think are worth sharing. They might be topical, or 'cold

GeneaBloggers
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The resource site for your genealogy blog. GeneaBloggers is a group of genealogists and family historians committed to augmenting their pas

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+1 'FamilySearch Wiki Contributors Newsletter' on Google.

101 Uses for the Young Living Essential 7 Kit
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There are many ways we use Young Living's essential oils. Here are 10 reasons why we like to keep on hand the 7 essential oils included in t