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1 hr ago | Village Life

Ask a care manager: After the big reunion

When there are nine children on each side of the parent family and nine children of their own plus their children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren that span a number of years, it's safe to say that planning a family get-together - a reunion - can be a very big deal.


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Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago | South Whidbey Record

Genealogical Society of South Whidbey seeks the roots of family trees

The a convicted murderer is in the family isn't exactly what Langley residents Graham and Jackie Johnson hoped to discover when they began researching a bit of family history.


Related Topix: Langley, WA, Life, Hobbies

7 hrs ago | Marysville Globe

Studying genealogy is like being a detective of your own family

It doesn't take Sherlock Holmes to figure out why the group wants to hold it here again next year.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Puyallup, WA, Arlington, WA, Sumner, WA

9 hrs ago |

What you can expect to find in Catholic Church records

As a parish secretary for over 20 years, I received many genealogy requests. People seem to have expectations about the sorts of records that Catholic Churches keep.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Wedding

10 hrs ago |

Portrait of a miner

The discovery of an overgrown headstone in a cemetery near Manchester, England, two years ago eventually led to a new musical endeavour for one Christchurch musician.


Related Topix: Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Travel, New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel, Life, Hobbies, Pop/Rock, The Black Velvet Band

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

"Orphan Trains" presentation offered at the Marshall District Library

Shirley Gage Hodges will present The Orphan Trains, at the Marshall District Library on Thursday, September 11. Registration is required.


Related Topix: Dowagiac, MI, Marshall, MI, Life, Hobbies, Michigan State University, Eaton County, MI


Whenever I see William coming, I turn away, hoping he doesn't see me. William is a bore.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Wyandot County, OH, Opinion


My 2X Great Grandmother was born Margaret Wilkerson, in 1810-1815, in Chatham County, North Carolina, USA.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Chatham County, NC

Wimmera Mail-Times

Horsham Historical Society celebrates 150th anniversary of Lost In The Bush

HORSHAM Historical Society celebrated the Lost in the Bush 150th anniversary with an exhibition and cemetery tour at the weekend.


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Genealogy Query - WEISE

Looking for the genetic family of child/girl. Birth name Leslie Jane Weise, born Dec. 11, 1955 in Williamsport, PA, Lycoming Co.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Philadelphia, PA

Albany Times Union

Photos: Polish Festival

Scott Murawski, from Amsterdam, playing the part of Scotty Nut Nut, spins a plate as he entertains guests at the Schenectady Polish American Festival at Saint Adalberts Church on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Schenectady, N.Y. This is the 29th year of the festival for the church which is over 100 years old.


Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, Amsterdam, NY, Niskayuna, NY, Life, Hobbies, Schenectady County, NY

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Roots and Branches: Customized heirloom books offered

While there are some people interested in family history today who I'd dub "ancestor collectors" - that is, they just slap together Internet family trees with names, a few dates and nothing else - it's gratifying to see many others who want to go way further than skimming the surface.


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Lisa McCune's colourful past

Television golden girl Lisa McCune hoped her family history would be colourful when she agreed to take a genealogical journey on the popular Who Do You Think You Are? "I'd rather have a colourful past than anything too beige," McCune says in the opening scenes after arriving in Perth from Melbourne, not realising she would soon uncover a ... (more)


Related Topix: Blue Heelers, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Lisa McCune, Who Do You Think You Are?, Life, Hobbies

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

A-J Remembers: Borden County namesake had many talents

Although he was the namesake of Borden County and its county seat, Gail Borden apparently never saw the ranchland and caprock areas 60 miles southeast of Lubbock.


Related Topix: Borden County, TX, Gail, TX, Lubbock, TX, Life, Hobbies, Texas

The Gloucester County Times

Bayshore Center hosts Family and Railroad Heritage Day

COMMERCIAL TWP. - The Bayshore Center at Bivalve celebrated local history and genealogy this weekend with Family and Railroad Heritage Day.


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"Leaving a Legacy" workshop in Fort Worth Genealogy Aug. 18 - 24

Aug. 23: The Beginners Workshop is a series of eight free presentations sponsored by the Fort Worth Genealogical Society that are open to the public.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Fort Worth, TX, January, Computers

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Caribbean Genealogy Library class aims to help Virgin Islanders learn more about Jewish ancestors

It may be surprising, but many prominent St. Thomas families - Robles, Lindo, Benjamin, Hoheb, Monsanto, Maduro, Isaac, Sasso, Gabriel - have Jewish ancestors who came to the islands while escaping persecution.


Related Topix: Libraries, Life, Hobbies, World News, Central America, Virgin Islands

Daily Kos

Origins of English: Genealogy, Pedigree, Kinship

Genealogy is the process of compiling a family history which may involve putting together a pedigree and demonstrating kinship connections.


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Knco radio

Digging For Your Roots Seminar in Grass Valley

The founder of Nevada County's Genealogical Society, Maria Brower, says a lot has changed since 1975 when she first started looking up her ancestry.


Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Nevada County, CA, Life, Hobbies

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Tipperary Today

O'Meachair Clan and the Barony of Ikerrin

Final preparations are underway for the historic celebration of the O'Meachair clan and their ancient homelands, the Barony of Ikerrin in Killea on August 22nd and in Damer House Roscrea and Clonakenny on August 23rd next.


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