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Elizabeth Handler
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Abigail Blodgett Greeley Lived To 94 - 52 Ancestors #16
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks  writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is Live Long. I figured out how to look at the age at death for my direct ancestors by creating a custom report in Family Tree Maker....
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NERGC Day 2
I wrote about my first day at NERGC here . My second day started with Creating Maine Towns: The Process and the Records with Carol Prescott McCoy. Carol loves Maine and it showed during her presentation about Maine town records and all of the interesting th...
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great summary of day 2 +Elizabeth Handler - I agree with your comments on cemeteries and city directories - there is so much more there than just the photo or just the entry. Thanks for keeping the rest of us in the conference loop. 
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NERGC Day 1
I am attending my first New England Regional Genealogical Conference. (And my second major conference - I attended the IAJGS Conference when it was in Boston in 2013. I blogged about that conference here and here .) I arrived in Providence this morning and ...
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George Lysle - Favorite Photo - 52 Ancestors #14
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks  writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is "Favorite Photo." I have shared many favorite photos in this blog. See all posts with the Wordless Wednesday label HERE . I includ...
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Grandfather Charles Pyle - Different - 52 Ancestors #13
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks  writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is Different. After summarizing my paternal grandmother's life last week, I thought I'd share what I know about my paternal grandfath...
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Harry is Tzvi Hersch
My husband's parents got married in 1952. I scanned their ketubah (Jewish marriage contract) last summer. The digital image has been sitting in a folder waiting to be filed. I took a look at it today and realized that their Hebrew names are on it. The follo...
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Happy Passover to you and your family too!
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NERGC Day 3
View of Providence from Prospect Park I wrote about my first day at NERGC here and my second day here . I chose to take a break from attending sessions (and the weather was beautiful), so my third day started with a walk up College Hill which was near my ho...
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My first day at my first #NERGC was lots of fun.
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great first day summary - thanks so much +Elizabeth Handler 
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How Do You Spell That? - Judith Farrar / Farrow - 52 Ancestors #15
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks  writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is How Do You Spell That? Before there was consistent spelling of names, you can't be sure how an ancestor's name might be spelled in...
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Handler Family ~ Another Generation Back
I recently shared my "aha" moment about my father-in-law's Hebrew name being Tzvi Hersch (צבי הרש) which often becomes Harry in America. My father-in-law's paternal grandmother was Sally Handler. (Also known as Roza, Rozalia, and Szali, as I shared at Diffe...
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Mira, you can learn how to tracing ancestors at some free websites like FamilySearch.org, where there are webpages which explain how to do it. Reading blogs can be a good way to learn, too.
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Grandmother Elizabeth Adsit - Same - 52 Ancestors #12
For this week's 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks  writing challenge from blogger Amy Crow Johnson of No Story Too Small , the theme is "Same." Not only do I share the same first name as my paternal grandmother, we do have quite a bit in common. This blog post is an...
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NERGC First-Timers: Harold Henderson, CG and Me
The biennial New England Regional Genealogical Conference: Navigating the Past: Sailing into the Future will be held on Wednesday, April 15 - Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Providence, Rhode Island. This will be my first NERGC and I am looking forward to it. ...
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Have fun, Elizabeth!
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I write two family history blogs: From Maine to Kentucky and A Jewish Genealogy Journey. Learn what surnames I'm researching by going to my blogs and clicking on the "Surnames" tab at the top.
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