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Would you like to see images from local women's society scrapbooks that have been hidden away in state archives? Would you like to see minutes from fraternal meetings? Would you like to preserve church records from a small town in Texas? All of this can be possible through initivative sponsored by #TxSGS.

Parter societies will be able to utilize the capture sets to take high-resolution images of local record collections that are often overlooked by the major online genealogy databases! If you're in Texas and know of a record collection that desperately needs preserved, you have to check out this video and then learn more about the project.

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Working Wednesday - Grandma Annette with her Work Buddies, San Lorenzo, CA - Circa 1956
Here is a photo of my Grandma (on the far left), Annette Roehm Connors, posing with her co-workers at the Kaiser Plant in San Lorenzo, CA. Not only a hard worker, but a mother of 4 children at this time, she still managed to help contribute to bring money i...

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Finding a way out
Hello! I mean, really, Hello! It's been awhile and I am ashamed of myself. Not long after I wrote my last blog post in January, my grandmother (my last living grandparent who I had just gotten a DNA test on), went through a series of bad health problems, wh...

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Happy 87th Birthday, Grandma Annette - Fashion & Style Edition!
My grandma turned 87 this last January 3rd, however, she has always kept herself in tip top shape - pretty much her whole life. I thought I'd post photos of her in her best fashion outfits throughout the years. She has always had a great sense for style and...

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McCabes of Ontario, Canada - The Curious Case of Emma McCabe
I am doing a little case study of my boyfriend's family tonight. His 2nd Great Grandmother Emma McCabe is going to be our subject. Emma McCabe, unfortunately, has no confirmed surname at the moment, and it's a shame. We only have her married name of "McCabe...

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New Year, New Changes!
So, a new year is upon us - 2016 will hopefully bring much promise for more fun discoveries on the ancestor front! Also, I plan to give my blog a bit of a make-over. I feel I need to create a more fun, light and airy look to my blog. I think the current the...

Post has attachment - DNA Testing - The Importance of Testing your Oldest Relatives
Grandma Annette's baby bootie hand-stitched by her mother, circa 1928 About a week ago, I sent out my grandmother's saliva to I realize that with the onslaught of Thanksgiving and Christmas DNA purchases, hers will be one of 100's, if not 1000...

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Happy Birthday, Christina [Orth] Herr - November 17th 1876
Last Tuesday, November 17th, would have been my great, great grandmother's 139th birthday. She was the mother of Lydia Herr, grandmother to Annette Roehm and great grandmother to my mother, Carole Connors. George Orth and Maria Delger Orth, Christina's pare...
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