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Peggy Lauritzen
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Attended Madison Comprehensive High School
Lives in Ohio
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How do I come up with a topic?
I thank you all for the many comments I received private on yesterday's post A Day in the Life of a Genealogy Speaker I can't recall a time when so many people reached out to me to thank me, and to ask questions. ...
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And Yet, Another Reason for Family History Centers!
Can you tell I love Family History Centers? A few days ago, I wrote a blogpost about the ongoing need for Family History Center. You may read it here. Well, there is even a greater opportunity for these centers of whic...
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Just where have you been?!
What happened to my grandmother's aunt would never happen here. I'm telling you, it would never happen here. This is my line: Peggy --> Ida --> Bertha --> Celia This is Celia Moore Gearheart and her daughter, Bert...
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The perfect bag for me!
I have yet to find the perfect bag. By "bag", I don't mean the swag bag that is usually given out at conferences. I have quite a collection of those, and use them for various purposes. I'm talking a bag that is used as...
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Every life is worth remembering
You are never prepared to bury one of your children. Mr. Kerry and I started out our married lives as most young parents do. We were determined to show that we were all grown up. We were both working. We made the decisi...
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Standing on the land our ancestors stood
My mother's great-grandfather's name was Levi Wheeler Cline, who lived most of his life in Elliott Co., Kentucky. Though my mother was only two years old when he died, she can still recount the stories her father told of gro...
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The job of a speaker is never quite done.

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RootsTech 2016 is set to begin in just a few days! It has been so fun to scroll through my Facebook and Twitter feed and be part of the excitement. People are coming from all over the world. This year, I am attending alo...
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Hillary, I will certainly miss you this year!  It was such a delight to meet you in person last year, especially at DearMyrt's.
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We still need Family History Centers!
We still need Family History Centers! One of the most frequent comments I get concerning genealogy is this, "Do we really need Family History Centers anymore?" A resounding Yes!!! I believe we do. Let me show you ...
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Walkin' the Floor...
Most of my ancestors are from eastern Kentucky. It is part of Appalachia (apple-atcha). Though some came from the Tidewater region of both Virginia and North Carolina, most came in through the Philadelphia, PA area, settl...
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Conquering a photo dilemma
One month from now I will find myself in Salt Lake City, Utah! Kerry & Peggy in Utah - Feb 2015 Notice the lack of snow. It is certainly not my first time there. Kerry and his family moved from Los Angeles to central...
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Evening the Score!
John Goolman Davidson was my 5th great-grandfather. I have no idea where the name "Goolman" came from, but nearly everyone and everything references this as a middle name. It has not been proven whether he was born here o...
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Don't rule out the little places to research!
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Have her in circles
604 people
Pam Carter's profile photo
Gerald Hector's profile photo
Beverly McGowan Norman's profile photo
Annette Lyttle's profile photo
Valerie Thompson's profile photo
Jordan Lauritzen's profile photo
Adams Goodnews's profile photo
Bryce Lauritzen's profile photo
Retera Jiunta's profile photo
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Occupation
Accredited Genealogist
Skills
Lecturing and teaching, Genealogical Research, Musician,
Employment
  • Self employed
    Accredited Genealogist
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Currently
Ohio
Story
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In beautiful North Central Ohio
Introduction
A wife, a mom, a grammy, an Accredited Genealogist, and a lover of all things good.
Education
  • Madison Comprehensive High School
    1973
  • Mansfield Business College
    Secretarial Science, 1974
  • Ohio State University
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Gender
Female
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Married
Other names
Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG