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Shannon Bennett
Trials and Tribulations (TNT) Family History is a genealogy website chronicling my research, ideas, experiences, and discoveries in family history.
Trials and Tribulations (TNT) Family History is a genealogy website chronicling my research, ideas, experiences, and discoveries in family history.

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Meeting my childhood reading friend
Months ago it was announced that LeVar Burton was going to be a keynote speaker at this years RootsTech conference.  I jumped, I screamed, I punched my fist in the air.  Seriously I did!  You see he was a fixture of my childhood and then my teen years.  But...

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Bill Bennett, VP Marketing from FindMyPast, spoke on
Friday morning at RootsTech and unveiled their new project: Catholic Heritage
Archive.  This amazing record set was
previewed on stage, and you can find the full press release below.  They are working wit...

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MyHeritage Announcements From RootsTech
This week has been a whirlwind of activity for the team at MyHeritage.  Each day has been a new press release about the products and changes happening within the company.   Photo Discoveries: Friday was the launch of a brand new feature -  exclusive to MyHe...

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RootsTech keynote gets a renovation with the Property Brothers
The kick off keynote for this years Rootstech was the Canadian twins Drew and Johnathan Scott, aka the  Property Brothers .  Hosts of several popular HGTV home improvement shows, the pair had the audience in stitches with stories from their childhood and th...

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Guest Post on The making of a genealogy MOOC (massive open online course)
Written by Tahitia McCabe, Univeristy of Strathclyde Hosted by our partners, FutureLearn, the
Postgraduate Programme in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies at
the University of Strathclyde runs a MOOC called Genealogy: Researching Your
Family T...

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Press release about the GBA
From Competitors to Community: Two Women’s Mission to Unite the Genealogy Industry
As Genealogists They’ve Dedicated Their Lives to Helping Others. Their Competitors Are No Exception.  SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, February 1, 2017 - Janet Hovorka and Jessica Taylo...

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JoyFLIPS to give away 4 Apple iPads at its RootsTech 2017 launch
Innovative new technology for scanning family photos and sharing the stories they tell being
launched at world’s largest family history technology event  JoyFLIPS , a revolutionary new technology for discovering, preserving and sharing family history RootsT...

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Help the Library of Virginia
If you have not heard funding and access to the Library of Virginia is in jeopardy thanks to the Legal Genealogists blog post yesterday .  Today I received an email spelling out exactly what needs to be done.  I f you want to help, PLEASE do.   The Library ...

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Meet F1000 Workspace a new tool for research
I buy into a lot of niffty and new things.  Most of the time I try it and after a while I go back to my old way of doing things.  Recently I stumbled on a new website that I am really starting to fall in love with.  It is called   F1000Workspace , and it's ...

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One month and counting to RootsTech
Well, RootsTech is just around the corner! Hard to believe that I will be on way to Salt Lake
City is just under a month.  Better yet,
my dad is coming with me.  It is going to
be an adventure in so many ways. Even if you are not attending in person, rememb...
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