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Dannell “Danni” Altman-Newell
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Genealogist and photographer, avid scraobooker and die-hard Sporting Kansas City fan
Genealogist and photographer, avid scraobooker and die-hard Sporting Kansas City fan

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Sauer Castle, KCK, needs to be saved. Wishing to make a difference and influence Lopp. 

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RootsMOOC is Coming -- Free online intro to genealogy course
RootsMOOC [Massive Open Online Course] is a free, open, online course and a friendly introduction to family history research in the U.S. using commonly available sources. The staff at the State Library of North Carolina’s Government and Heritage Library wil...

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Same blog, new look!
I'm very excited to re-launch Talking Box Genealogy!  TBG now has a new look and a new home at http://talkingboxgenealogy.com/ .  Please update your bookmarks to reflect my new address.  RSS feeds can be updated by using http://talkingboxgenealogy.com/feed/...

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: #3 - Sherry Victor Bowlby
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Sherry Victor Bowlby I'm still playing catch up for the 52 Ancestors challenge, LOL.  Life tends to get in the way.  Today I'm highlighting my husband's maternal great-grandfather. Some basic facts: Name: Sherry Victor Bowlby Born:...

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Life Got in the Way
And don't you just hate it when that happens?  I know I do.  I've been noticeably absent from posting on my blog because of it.  But I definitely haven't been idle.  My big project was changing employers.  I usually stay away from talking about work because...

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Christmas Came Early In Genealogy-land
This past weekend has been an absolute whirlwind of activity and discovery for me.  I had to travel to Fort Worth, Texas for work Thursday and Friday and I took the opportunity to go see the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza .  Dealey Plaza is where Presid...

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Christmas Came Early In Genealogy-land
This past weekend has been an absolute whirlwind of activity and discovery for me.  I had to travel to Fort Worth, Texas for work Thursday and Friday and I took the opportunity to go see the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza .  Dealey Plaza is where Presid...

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: #2 - Shirley Bowlby
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Shirley Bowlby We're getting some freezing rain in Kansas City this weekend so I decided to post another catch up for the 52 Ancestors challenge.  Today I'm hightlighting my husband's maternal grandmother. Some basic facts: Name: S...

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Earl Leslie Nickell
I’m a little behind on the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge but I’m going to jump
in with ancestor #1 and play catch up.  This week I'm highlighting my husband's maternal grandfather. Some basic facts: Name: Earl Leslie Nickell Born: 24 July 1918 Parents:...

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Challenge Accepted: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Challenge Accepted!   I’m a member of several different genealogy groups on
FaceBook.   You might not normally think
of FaceBook for genealogy but it’s a great platform for communicating with
other genealogists!   While browsing th...
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