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Margaret H
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I am wife, mother, and grandma. My interests are Church (LDS), Family History, Reading, and Music.
I am wife, mother, and grandma. My interests are Church (LDS), Family History, Reading, and Music.

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Next Friday's Class (Last Half)
FamilySearch.org is a nonprofit, (no subscription needed), website.  It is associated with the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.   This website will be the topic of the last half of our class next Friday.  You can get ahead in the discussion if you ...

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Family History is so much more than genealogical research
Family History is an umbrella.  Many types of information fall under that umbrella.   Researching the genealogy (names, dates, and places) is certainly the foundation of our research.  However, stories, photographs, relics, and family traditions also increa...

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Gather, Find, Prove
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Day of Class “Family History on the Internet”: Discussions for
Friday  1.
Handouts: I will e-mail you copies of any handouts that I make up.
I will also post it on my website. If you don't have a printer and
still want a paper copy of something, ...

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What is Your Vision for Family History on the Internet?
My vision and goals for the new class (Center for Lifelong Learning), or rather the new session beginning in January 2017, is touched upon in this recent exercise I set out.   Access it and tell me what you need from the Class experience.  https://docs.goog...

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Far too often I forget that history isn't just about America and what happened to my ancestors.  Thanks for posting this.  I do like to read historical novels; wonder if there is one for this time period.

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University of Florida's George Smather's Library is Repository for Newspapers
Not sure if this is true of other states and other universities, but the University of Florida (Go Gators!) is the official repository for old newspapers in the State of Florida and I would assume that they have a digitization program since I was able to fi...

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Margaret and Her Children 2011 (December) "Digging for lost ancestors is far more than simply collecting the names of your ascendants...You don't dig merely to accumulate a lot of dry bones, as it were; or to change the metaphor, you simply cannot back-trai...

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It's Still October...Let's Go to the Fair!
National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair 2016   https://www.archives.gov/calendar/genealogy-fair/2016/schedule-handouts    On October 26 & 27, 2016 (Wednesday & Thursday), the National
Archives is hosting a two-day, virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast.
Vie...

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If you are falling asleep thinking about your family tree, then perhaps what you need is a treat or two!  Open your eyes wide and accept the following as my Halloween treat "bag" for you: FamilySearch Published Collection "List" Explore Billions of Records ...
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