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Genealogy experiments with indirect evidence
That's the title of my article just published in the September issue of On Board , the newsletter of the Board for Certification of Genealogists. It's about how indirect evidence worked in my earlier article about the family of Indiana natives John H. and h...
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Fall 2015 talks
In between the sloth of summer and the hibernation of winter are the seasons where it's actually fun to get things done. This fall I have five speaking engagements coming up. Tuesday evening September 8 , La Porte County Genealogical Society , La Porte, Ind...
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She went to Texas too
I have more Texas relatives than I thought, but few this early. This book looks like it could be both a page-turner and a fine resource for those researching people -- not just men -- in the early Texas borderlands. Amy M. Porter, Their Lives, Their Wills: ...
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Find your secret genealogy weapon -- manuscripts!
(I'll never forget the day I found an original mortgage document, with my four research targets' original signatures in different colors of ink, in an archived collection of unpublished papers.) BCG OFFERS FREE WEBINAR Tuesday, July
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Lennon on Temple in the Revolution
Genealogists talk a lot about historical context, but Rachal Mills Lennon does something about it. Her 19-page article on John Temple, a Virginian, in the March 2015 NGS Quarterly uses it as a major pillar of her research and analysis and correlation of the...
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Randolph County (Indiana) Relatives: Ina (Smith) Burdick
In the March National Genealogical Society Quarterly I traced a Smith family from central Iowa in 1870 back to eastern Indiana in 1850. It turned out that the parents of Ina (Smith) Burdick (1862-1932) were John Smith of Wayne County and Elizabeth (Smith) S...
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Did you hear the latest genealogist joke?
Philip Freeman's August 26 article in JSTOR Daily , "Did You Hear the Joke about the Lawyer?" , made me laugh out loud, and think about genealogy, which is trying to become a profession at a time when the professions we used to look up to are shrinking in p...
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I have more Texas relatives than I thought, but few this early. This book looks like it could be both a page-turner and a fine resource for those researching people -- not just men -- in the early Texas borderlands. Amy M. Porter, Their Lives, Their Wills: ...
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Yes a very good article, I read through it several times. I had already submitted my paperwork for SAR when I received this NGSQ in the mail. I always read carefully all articles pertaining the Amer. Rev. War so interesting to see how others have proven descent .  
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April 2015 New York Genealogical and Biographical Record!
Some Empire State reasons why I don't blog here as often as in the past . . . If you have New York interests, don't hesitate -- go out and buy the NYGBS's new research guide and gazetteer ! I reviewed it in the April NYGBR . Also in the April issue is the t...
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Professional writer since 1979, professional genealogist since 2009 -- NW Indiana
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Professional board-certified genealogist
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  • Carleton College