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Webinar Free One More Day: Peggy Clemens Lauritzen presents"The Firelands, The Connecticut Western Reserve, and the Ohio Territory"
I have some vague memory of learning about the American westward expansion after the Revolution, but at that point I didn't realize that I had any connection to it, being from San Diego (I guess I'm California-centric).  That was before I got into genealogy...

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Fantastic Find: GeneaWebinars
A screenshot of the Calendar tab at GeneaWebinars GeneaWebinars --It's probably not new to you, but it is new to me!  What a great source!: This site provides information about genealogy-related online meetings, classes, hangouts, seminars and webinars, whe...

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Limited Time Free Webinar: "Analyzing Documents Sparks Ideas for Further Research" Presented by Angela Packer McGhie, CG
You are missing out if you don't have a subscription to Legacy Family Tree Webinars.  They have amazing presentations on all aspects of genealogy released on a continual basis, and most of it is NOT available to non-subscribers. A subset of their offerings ...

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Book Shelf: "Danzig Chronik eines Jahrtausends" [Danzig Chronicle of a Millennium] by Hans Georg Siegler
I think that the George Hartley who applied for this 1794 Seamen's Protection Certificate in Philadelphia is likely a brother of Solomon Hartley.  If George was born in Dantzig, Poland, and was the "son of George Hartley labourer of Dantzig" then I think it...

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Limited Time Free Webinar: "Google Books: the tool you should use every day!" by Lisa Louise Cooke
I've been waiting for this webinar!  I have found some great information on Google Books through the years, and I hope to learn some new things about this amazing tool. " Google Books: the tool you should use every day! " was presented by Lisa Louise Cooke ...

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Throwback Thursday: Newspapers and Publications Published in San Diego 1887-188
This is taken from collection of digitized city directories for San Diego in the late 1800s and early 1900s.   "Maxwell's Directory of San Diego City and County for 1887-1888" (San Diego, CA: Geo. W. Maxwell, 1888), page 29; digital image, sandiegopubliclib...

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Were Their Parents Foreign Born? The 1870 Census Asks That Question
Lines 11 and 12 of the 1870 Census had boxes to check if the father and/or mother was foreign born.   From the top of George Hartley's 1870 Census entry (see below). It pays to continue your genealogy education. This became clear to me when I watched Mary K...
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