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Great new blog on Spanish research resources! #mymgc #mymgcblog #genealogy
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New Periodicals Reviewed – RE: Illinois digital newspapers, Italian given names, proving lineage, autosomal DNA, 1890 census gap, hex signs

Illinois State Genealogical Society, March/April 2014; 35(2):4, "Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections" - This is free and online at: http://idnc.library.illinois.edu/

New Orleans Genesis, April 2014; 52(206):182-187, "Italian Given Names" - Naming conventions, and a four-page chart listing names and variants along with translation and origin.

Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society Quarterly, 2014; 32(1):9, "Ken Luckey's Tips for Proving Lineage for a Patriotic Society" - Seven suggestions to help you in lineage-tracing. ALSO, pp.10-13, "Autosomal DNA Comes of Age" - Autosomal DNA tests are for both sexes and "shows both sides of their family." This article hits on the basics of these tests.

PastPorts, April 2014; 7(4):1, 3-4, "Bridging the 1890 Census Gap" - The calamitous fire of 1922 that destroyed a large part of the 1890 census created huge holes for people doing family history. You can fill in the gaps with state census records, census reconstructions, city directories, newspapers, and other odds and ends like family bibles and vital records.

Pine Maple & Family Trees of Northern Wisconsin, April 2014; 19(2):3-4, "Hex Signs" - These "Pennsylvania Dutch" symbols found on barns and other buildings are meant to help bring good luck and the artwork and colors all have specific meanings.
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Stop in and cool off with two great classes at MGC July 7-12 #mymgc #mymgcclass #genealogy http://ow.ly/ySgYC
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The Midwest Genealogy Center will be closed Friday, July 4, 2014. We will re-open Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 9 am. Enjoy the holiday!
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Learn how to begin genealogy or display your family history-sign up for MGC's classes #mymgc #mymgcclass #genealogy
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Map Lovers: You will enjoy this Kimberly Powell article about sites where you can find historic map overlays and learn how to get started creating your own. http://ow.ly/ytSgP #genealogy #maps
There's been a bit of discussion on genealogy mailing lists recently regarding historical overlay maps available for Google Maps. This technology has actually
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The latest scoop on BillionGraves and Ancestry: http://ow.ly/yXmzM #genealogy
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MGC had a visitor that went home and wrote about it! Take a look at this blog posting all about our library! #mymgc #genealogy http://ow.ly/yStIx
Midwest Genealogy Center in Independence, Missouri The main focus of our trip last week to Missouri was not a visit to the Midwest Genealogy Center of the Mid-Continent Public Library. Rather it was for us (my sister and I) t...
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New Periodicals Reviewed – RE: Cyndi’s List, Linkpendium, church records, records, dates & ranges, land grants

Genealogy Gems, March 31, 2014; (121):4-5, "Major Genealogy Launchpad Sites - Cyndi's List and Linkpendium" - A Review of Cyndi Ingle's site at http://www.cyndislist.com/ and the Linkpendium site with over 10 million genealogy links at: http://www.linkpendium.com/

Minnesota Genealogist, Winter 2013; 44(4):18-20, "Church Records in the Midwest" - Many helpful hints for finding these records that can supplement vital records. ALSO, pp. 30-31, "A Tale of Three Records: One Leads to Another" - Re Reconciling differences between death certificates, social security applications, and birth registrations.

National Genealogical Society Quarterly, March 2014; 102(1):51-75, "Calculating and Using Dates and Date Ranges" - Using various algorithms in figuring age information; includes numerous example charts.

NCGS News, January 2014; 38(1):10-11, "This Land Was Their Land" - Regarding land grants, terminology, and measurement.
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Read MGC's latest blog "The Lone Indexer" about indexers' contributions to genealogy #mymgc #mymgcblog #genealogy
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Great blog all about visiting your ancestors' "Old Stompin' Grounds" #mymgc #mymgcblog #genealogy http://ow.ly/yrEyA
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The Midwest Genealogy Center is one of the nation's preeminent resources for family history. The MGC features 52,000 square feet of space to house all the resources and technology genealogists need to research their family history.
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