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Jen Baldwin
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Getting ready for #NGS2015GEN via #genchat
This past Friday, #genchat was all about St. Louis research. I was delighted to have the St. Louis Genealogical Society join me in a "everything you need to know" style question & answer chat.  As the excitement builds for the National Genealgoical Society ...

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Where did Mom's German go?
My Mom recently submitted her DNA sample for testing with FamilyTreeDNA. The results were... more than surprising.  Let me start with this: I have a lot to learn about the world of DNA and genealogy. I am just getting started in this excitng new field, but ...

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I received this press release today from the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) regarding their upcoming 2015 Conference in Salt Lake City. I hope that you will join FGS, and me!, for what is sure to be a not-to-miss, once-in-a-lifetime event. And h...

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It starts with just one clue...
About a year ago, I received another box of genealogy goodies from my family. Unfortunately, it sat for a while, as other part of my life took precedence. I finally got a chance to really dig into the material recently, and I found this photo...  Jennie Yoe...

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Setting the stage for success
In February, 2015, I will be traveling to Salt Lake City, Utah for the combined FGS and Rootstech conference. I am thrilled to have the chance at a bit of research at the Family History Library along with the conference activities. This is my version of pre...

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The only thing on my list...
This year, my wish list for the holiday is pretty short.  Every year around this time, the internet fills up with articles and stories about the "best gifts for genealogists." All of those shiny tech toys, subscriptions to pay sites, trips to distant courth...

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Rolling Resources
During a recent family excursion to the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, I stumbled across this genealogy resource on wheels. How would you write the citation?  The Fort Collins Museum of Discover is a wonderful facility that we have just recently explored...

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Keeping it all moving
As 2014 comes to a close, I am looking ahead to 2015 and the many ongoing projects I am a part of. This evaluation process made me realize that I am actively involved in writing for five blogs! That's quite a bit to keep track of, so I took the time to work...

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Joys of a Brickwall
On a recent excursion to the City Park with my family, I was inspired to think of my genealogy brick wall in a different way.  What does your wall look like? Copyright Jen Baldwin, 2014 Many of us have been there. The frustration. The dashed hope.  The seem...

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Keep Looking
This past weekend, my Aunt from Alabama traveled to Colorado for a visit. My parents, my sister and her family, myself and my family, and our Aunt, all gathered in Leadville, Colorado to create some fall memories. While there, I wanted to get back to the Ev...
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