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Margaret H
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I am wife, mother, and grandma. My interests are Church (LDS), Family History, Reading, and Music.
I am wife, mother, and grandma. My interests are Church (LDS), Family History, Reading, and Music.

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I'm a newbie to DNA
Though I've attended conferences on DNA and read a bit about it, I really didn't get involved until I broke down and got my autosomal dna done at FTDNA.com.  From my most recent attempt at educating myself, I attended a seminar (in two sessions) of four hou...

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How to find resources (genealogically helpful resources) for Locations aka "Places"
There is magic in the air!  You just have to find it.  Just as Worldcat.org is a magnificent place to find the holdings of libraries far and near, so is the FamilySearch Wiki a wonderful key to the world of resources for locations.  Mathew Bishop lived most...

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I love to learn and try different things.
  Spring Flowers WeRelate . org is a wiki genealogy website, that provides genealogy tools and data.
It bills itself as the world's largest freely licensed genealogy
wiki, with almost 5 million wiki pages. Its information is
free, and the site is non-commer...

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A Five-Point Formula for the GPS
Christine Rose, in her book Genealogical Proof Standard: Building a Solid Case, discusses how all five points must be applied to successfully build your case.  Are you familiar with the five points?   There are resources available in periodicals, in blogs, ...

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Look forward but keep marching.
We are the family historians, by choice or by default.  Ours is the task to ferret out our ancestors and tell their stories.  How will we accomplish this vast assignment?  The Genealogy Community will help!  Continue to reach out for the "breaking news" of ...

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Next Friday (last day of CLL): Stump the Chumps.  Time to ask those questions about genealogy methodology.   Examples: How do I find my ancestor's World War I Draft Registration?   What is the key to finding out who my ancestor was and what he went through ...

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Next Friday's Class (Last Half)
FamilySearch.org is a nonprofit, (no subscription needed), website.  It is associated with the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.   This website will be the topic of the last half of our class next Friday.  You can get ahead in the discussion if you ...
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