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Michelle Rasmussen
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52 Ancestors - Week 7: Lyman Howe
A few weeks ago - I learned that my Howe ancestors owned a very famous Inn - for over 150 years before it was sold to someone outside the family.   I want to do a post following the history of this tavern - but today I'm going to focus on the final member o...

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Ruby/Gayle Rasmussen
My grandparents wrote histories of their lives, and both mentioned my grandfathers sister a couple of times.    I never knew my grand aunt.   In his history, my grandfather, mentioned that she had served in WWII, in my grandmothers history, she mentioned so...

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RootsTech Day 3 - The LAST Day!
I'm sorry to see #RootsTech end....... my posterior, however, is VERY glad to see it end!   That is a lot of sitting on hard chairs in 3 days!!! Keynotes today were both fantastic!   First - Todd Hansen of Genealogy Roadshow.   I have not been watching this...

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RootsTech Day 2
Another fantastic day at #RootsTech!!!! Another early start at Starbucks, and then the keynote speakers at RootsTech. First Judy Russell, aka The Legal Genealogist, the author of a very popular genealogy blog - click here for a link to her blog.  The theme ...

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RootsTech Day 1 and The Blue Lady!!!
Today was the first day of #RootsTech!    I got up early - and arrived just after 7am with a venti latte from Starbucks in tow!     Already people were lining up to get into the general session. Once the doors FINALLY opened - we were greeted with a very da...

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RootsTech 2014 is here!!!
I picked up my registration materials tonight. Tomorrow starts early with a full day of all things family history!   My agenda tomorrow - assuming no last minute changes . . . . . . . Keynote Speakers:  Annelies Van Den Belt and Ree Drummond. Meeting with w...

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52 Ancestors Week 5: Marcus de Lafayette Shepherd
I usually post stories on the anniversary of a significant date in the life of the person.   I'm 2 days early this time.    I'm going to Rootstech this week and I know I'm going to be busy busy - so I wanted this done early! Today - meet Marcus de Lafayette...

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52 Ancestors - Week 4: Levi Evans Briggs
I just realized - I should have written this yesterday!   I thought when I looked last week, that the anniversary of Levi Evans Briggs' death was on Sunday - but now I see, it was really yesterday! Levi Evans Briggs was born on 10 December 1885 in Bountiful...

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52 Ancestors - Week 3: Francis Plummer
I love that years and years later, the mundane events of life become fascinating reading to others.   I also love seeing some of the practices, laws and norms that existed in the past..... Which brings me to my 10x great grandfather - Francis Plummer.   He ...
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