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Donna Peterson
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Attended I went to Mount St Mary Academy in St Charles, IL
Lived in Elmhurst, IL, Elburn and Kaneville, IL, Naples, FL, Cibolo, TX
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Roots Tech 2016 and the Challenge issued
Today was the opening day of Roots Tech 2016 and I watched the opening keynote session.  The common theme for all the speakers was story telling.  The speakers were all inspiring and made me realize just how important the stories are to those living now.  A...
Today was the opening day of Roots Tech 2016 and I watched the opening keynote session. The common theme for all the speakers was story telling. The speakers were all inspiring and made me realize just how important the sto...
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The 10 Day Blog Makeover Challenge - The Last Day
Today is the last day and what have I done?  I selected a new color pallette for the blog after reviewing hundreds of color combinations.  I really had to think about the viewpoint I wanted the blog to imply.  I think that I achieved the look I wanted excep...
Today is the last day and what have I done? I selected a new color pallette for the blog after reviewing hundreds of color combinations. I really had to think about the viewpoint I wanted the blog to imply. I think that I ...
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The Genealogy Do Over 2016 - Sorting Saturday
I have signed up for Lynn Palermo's  Family History Writing Challenge during February.  The concept is "One Month to a First Draft".  As I was trying to decide who to focus on, I thought that I would choose my Great-great-grandfather who emigrated from Germ...
I have signed up for Lynn Palermo's Family History Writing Challenge during February. The concept is "One Month to a First Draft". As I was trying to decide who to focus on, I thought that I would choose my Great-great-gran...
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Here's to Public Trees!
Many people have asked why is your tree on-line?  It is cousin bait.  As recently as last week I made several new connections. Christiania, Norway 1814 My Hansen tree has found several connections over the years, the most recent being a descendant of my Gra...
Many people have asked why is your tree on-line? It is cousin bait. As recently as last week I made several new connections. Christiania, Norway 1814 My Hansen tree has found several connections over the years, the most rec...
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There is always a little bit (or a lot) of culture shock when traveling to far off lands. How you respond to these feelings is what makes to a "good traveler" or a "rough traveler". For me, traveling is fairly easy. I tend to...
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What's that on my TV? If you said "Webinar Wednesday" you're right! My brand new Chromecast from Google arrived in today's mail and now I can watch anything in our webinar library from the comfort of my living room recliner...
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Roots Rech 2016 and the Challenge issued
Today was the opening day of Roots Tech 2016 and I watched the opening keynote session.  The common theme for all the speakers was story telling.  The speakers were all inspiring and made me realize just how important the stories are to those living now.  A...
Today was the opening day of Roots Tech 2016 and I watched the opening keynote session. The common theme for all the speakers was story telling. The speakers were all inspiring and made me realize just how important the sto...
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 2016 Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Two Degrees of Separation Calling all Genea-Musings Fans:   It's  Saturday Night  again -  time for some more  Genealogy Fun!! Here is your assignment if you choose to play along (cue the Mission Im...
SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 2016 Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Two Degrees of Separation Calling all Genea-Musings Fans: It's Saturday Night again - time for some more Genealogy Fun!! Here is your assignm...
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Saturday Night Genealogy Fun - My 2016 Genealogy Education Plans
Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Your 2016 Genealogy Education Plans It's  Saturday Night  -  time for more  Genealogy Fun!   Your mission, should you decide to accept it (cue the Mission Impossible! music) is to: 1) What are your genealogy education plans f...
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Surname Saturday - Surname Spread the Connerys and More!
Map of County Limerick from The Families of County Limerick by Michael C O'Laughlin It was going
to be a simple project, check the Catholic Parish Registers for my Grandfather’s
baptismal records.  Found him:  Michael, son of Patrick Connery and Mary
Leahy ...
Map of County Limerick from The Families of County Limerick by Michael C O'Laughlin It was going to be a simple project, check the Catholic Parish Registers for my Grandfather’s baptismal records.  Found him:  Michael...
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Sometimes the Will is the Way
Ancestry.com recently posted a collection of Wills and Probate Records.  Last week I began to look for Wills for my ancestors and found the Wills of my Great-grandfather and Great-great- grandfather who died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin within a year of each oth...
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Elmhurst, IL, Elburn and Kaneville, IL, Naples, FL, Cibolo, TX
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I love solving the mysteries of genealogy.
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I grew up in the Midwest and moved to Florida when my husband retired.  I began my genealogy pursuits there and now I continue them from Texas.
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I have 2 wonderful children and 3 super grands!
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  • I went to Mount St Mary Academy in St Charles, IL
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