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Here's another chapter of Who's Your Daddy?  This time it's for my 4th great grandfather, William Gillen, 1782-1841.
Today’s brick wall post is about my maternal 4th Great Grandfather, William GILLEN. I began researching William Gillen over 10 years ago.  While I have found quite a few pieces of information about him, I have yet to locate h...
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Sunday's Obituary is about Irven J. Doller, Sr. 1885-1963.  He was my husband's grand uncle.
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Scottish ancestors?  Take advantage of Scotland's People website.  They have a LOT to offer.
If you have ancestors from Scotland this site is invaluable.  I’ve been using it for several years. WHAT DOES THIS SITE CONTAIN? You can find vital records, census records, valuation rolls and other helpful information. Here ...
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Surprise!  Look what I found in a death register.
Make sure you check every entry on the pages of records you find. HERE'S WHY.......   I was reviewing the PRATT section of our family today.  I noticed that I didn’t have a death record image for a death that occurred in 188...
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You made your dream trip to the FHL and gathered lots of records.
Now what?
You finally made that long awaited trip to the Family History Library.  You spent several days there.  You found so many books and microfilm records that you could barely record them all.   I use my camera to record all imag...
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My trip to the Family History Library.  I'm sure having fun.
I'M IN SALT LAKE CITY AT THE FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY! I've been here three days now.  I meant to write a post each day that I was here.  However, that sure didn't happen, so here is my first post about this trip to ...
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My Gould family is from Detroit.  Today Detroit turns 314 yrs. old.  Here is a list of all 196 of my family members who have associations with that wonderful city.
A quick shout out to my home city.  I still have many family members in and around Detroit.  Grandparents, cousins, uncles & aunts, nieces and nephews are buried in Detroit.  Many spent their whole lives there. Detroit was fi...
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Mappy Monday - Legacy has a great mapping feature. Have you tried it?
I thought I would look at the mapping feature in Legacy 8 today. With this feature you can see the migration of your family from one country to another, or one city to another.   To use the “Map Family” feature you can go to...
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Have a safe and happy 4th!
 HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY AMERICA!!! May God keep you all safe as you celebrate the birth of our great country.  God bless our service men & women and their families and keep them safe from harm. 
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Learning new things is always exciting to me.  Here's a little bit of what I'm doing with German records right now.
As you may know from my previous posts, I was recently able to go to the Family History Library for 4 days. During that visit I looked at German records on microfilm.  This was my first time ever looking at German records of ...
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Day 2 at the Family History Library - A FANTASTIC DAY OF DISCOVERIES!!!
I'M IN SALT LAKE CITY AT THE FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY! Hello again.  This is my story of Day 2 here at the Family History Library. I decided I would tackle some records that were completely foreign to me. GERMAN reco...
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I'm excited about my upcoming visit to the FHL in Salt Lake City.
I’m excited to say that I will be making my second trip to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City on June 9th.   I was there for the first time in 2011 with my very good friend and fellow genealogist, Debbie C. from Am...
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I have been researching my family for over 10 years.  I've learned a lot along the way, both from experience and from attending seminars & classes.  I write a blog where I share my experiences and tips to help beginning to intermediate genealogists learn from my successes and mistakes.  I hope you'll join me by visiting my blog at www.michiganfamilytrails.com
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TOMBSTONE TUESDAY–Triplet daughters of Elijah & Rebecca Frampton
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Photo used with permission of Nancy Ann Mull Buchanan What is more tragic than the death of a child? In this case it was the death of triple

ON THIS DAY …. IN HISTORY & IN OUR FAMILY
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According to online information these are some of the historical moments that occurred on this date. 1580 - The Book of Concord was first pu

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY - What work did your Dad do to support your family?
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1913 Circa 1930 1954-Lake Huron, Michigan-My Dad, my brother, Norm and my grandma Marie Gould May 1965 - Pompano Bch, Fla the morning we lef

SUNDAY'S OBITUARY - Silas Gillen, Sr. - 1851-1931
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Today’s obituary is for Silas Gillen, Sr. He was the son of John Gillen & Nancy Miller, my 3rd great grand uncle & aunt. This makes Silas my

WORKDAY WEDNESDAY–What kind of work did your ancestors do?
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I thought it would be fun to create a list of occupations from my Legacy database. What kinds of various occupations did my ancestors engage

HONORING THOSE WITH MILITARY SERVICE IN OUR FAMILY
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Revolutionary War Civil War World War I World War II Viet Nam This is the day we honor those who have served in our military through the yea

FAMILY RECIPE FRIDAY - Orange Coconut Custard
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My grandmother, Florence BOWDEN MILNE left us a spiral bound notebook, which I refer to has her journal. The entire notebook is written in h

TWENTY FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY–Meet Mr. & Mrs. Ron Hall
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MAY 12, 1990 Our Wedding Invitation When we met – at work in 1988 (however, we had previously known one another in 10th grade at Crawford Hi

MYSTERY MONDAY - WHO'S YOUR DADDY? Brick Walls Post #4 - Catherine Dorse...
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CATHERINE DORSEY is my paternal 2nd great grandmother. She is another of my brick wall mysteries. Here is what I know about her. Above photo

HOW TO CONDUCT A LOCATION SPECIFIC SEARCH ON FAMILY SEARCH
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FamilySearch and the FamilySearch logo are trademarks of Genealogical Society of Utah Maybe you’ve used this site for years. Perhaps you are

FAMILY RECIPE FRIDAY–Eggs baked in gravy
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My grandmother, Florence Bowden Milne left us a spiral bound notebook, written entirely by hand. The notebook was begun about the time of he

CIVIL WAR DEAD - ON THIS, THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF THE CIVIL ...
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There is so much being written right now about the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. I'd like to honor those in our family who paid the ul

MYSTERY MONDAY - Who's Your Daddy? Brick Walls Post #3–Rev. Isaac C. Hun...
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This is the third post in my series about brick walls in our family. You can find the other posts here: Mystery Monday-Who's Your Daddy-Post

THE CIVIL WAR–HOW OUR COUNTRY DEALT WITH THE AFTERMATH
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This year on April 9th we will remember the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. The surrender took place at Appomattox Courthouse

TUESDAY’S TIP–The “Other” message box in Facebook
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Had I not checked my “Other” message box in Facebook yesterday, I would have missed out on an INCREDIBLE cousin connection. In fact, the mes

WEDDING WEDNESDAY March 25
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Today I’d like to highlight the marriage date of my 6th great grandparents, John or Johann Eberhard MARTIN and Jacobina Elizabeth WUNDERLICH

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY–Family Groups
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DO THESE COUNT AS WORDS? HERE ARE THE SURNAMES OF EVERYONE THAT HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED IN THE PHOTOS ABOVE Happy hunting, Copyright © 2010-2015

CHURCH RECORD SUNDAY–Gordon & Dorothy Hall
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Dorothy & Gordon Hall were my husband’s parents. They joined the Rolando Methodist Church in San Diego, California on 25 May 1956, “publicly

SURNAME SATURDAY - FINK
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Henry A. Fink & his wife Freada Doller Fink - early 1950's TODAY’S FEATURED SURNAME FINK The name Fink comes from my husband’s side of the f