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Eileen Souza
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Preserving the past for future generations
Preserving the past for future generations

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The Carroll County Genealogical Society’s upcoming meeting on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM* features Andrea Briggs. Andrea is the Archivist & Special Collections Librarian at McDaniel College. She received her Masters of Library and Information…

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Transcript a little tool, developed by Jacob Boerema, that helps you transcribe text from digital media. Back in 2011, I had just accepted a job to transcribe 52 early deeds so I began looking for something that might make the job, if not easy, at least…

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In Maryland there are twenty-four public library systems, one in each county and Baltimore City. All of these libraries offer wireless access, public use computers, research databases, and access to Sailor. Sailor is an online public information network…

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My best friend in high school, Alberta Zebley, taught me to make these cookies. Her mom taught her. We used to make them together all the time in the kitchen of her home. I hung out there quite a bit and her family was lovely to me. After graduation, we…

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  On September 1, 2016, Nathan Dylan Goodwin released his latest Morton Farrier, Forensic Genealogist book, The Spyglass File. In this, his fourth book, a new case plunges us into the middle of the Battle of Britain. Between his approaching nuptials and…

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In my earlier blog post “52 Ancestors: #8 Who Is Victor Bianchi”, I told the story of the young boy who appeared in my great-grandmother’s household in the 1910 US census. I told of my searches through the records, my proof argument that he was the son of…

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I am using this theme primarily to post my mystery photos in hopes that someday I’ll be able to solve them. This photo was unidentified and in the box of photos that my sisters and I inherited from our mother. The two women may be from my Meisberger,…

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The Carroll County Genealogical Society’s upcoming meeting on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.* features Rachel Frazier. Ms. Frazier currently serves as the Search Room Coordinator for the Reference Department at the Maryland State Archives, daily…

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Since the new FDA rulings, I was finally able to test my DNA at 23andme. My previous posts on this topic were DNA and Me, which covered my ethnicity tests at Family Tree DNA; followed by DNA and Me – Updated, in which I wrote about my AncestryDNA…
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