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6 hrs ago | Bombala Times

Libraries put family history on display

TO mark the centenary of Australia's involvement in World War 1, Monaro Regional Librar-ies and local family history volunteers will hold a special photographic exhibition at Bombala Library during Family History Month in August.


Related Topix: Libraries, Life, Hobbies

9 hrs ago | Whitefish Bay

class ring returns home from Japan

What he found buried under the sand that April afternoon opened a gateway to an experience lived more than 70 years ago from 6,000 miles away, in a place he had never heard of called Whitefish Bay.


Related Topix: Whitefish Bay, WI, Life, Hobbies, Wedding

17 hrs ago |


I am searching for any information about, birth mother, Father, or Siblings only information I have currently is about birth mother.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Foxboro, MA

20 hrs ago | BBC News

'Cock-up' over Irish genealogy site

Sensitive information about living individuals, such as birth dates and maiden names, was available on site until last week.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Science / Technology

20 hrs ago | The Irish World Newspaper

Genealogy site put users at - obvious' risk of identity theft

The site may have only launched its civil records search facility on July 3, but it was shut down on Friday over fears that people's personal data could be exploited.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

21 hrs ago | Deseret News

Researching Family History: It's a day of a flood of family history records, documents

President Henry B. Eyring, first Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, stands outside the Salt Lake Temple.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Life, Hobbies

23 hrs ago | Medford Mail Tribune

Book chronicles slave ancestors

An inveterate historian, author and former resident of the Upper Rogue, Barbara Hegne had long heard stories of her black, slave ancestors who interbred with their white plantation masters in North Carolina, were freed and migrated across to country to farm around Butte Falls.


Related Topix: Butte Falls, OR, Life, Hobbies, Jacksonville, OR, Eagle Point, OR

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Son gets dad's stolen war medals back - 23 years on

Larry O'Hara, left, from Waterford with his World War 1 medals that were returned to him by collector Gordon Power from Glenmore, Co Kilkenny.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies


Genealogy Museum Hosts Day Camp

A day camp is underway at the local genealogy museum. These day campers are learning about the past, specifically their own ancestors.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Genealogy Query - ROGERS

I am looking for birth parent Dorothy Ann Rogers. Dorothy would be about 77 now, perhaps with another surname if married.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Canada,

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Genealogist digs deep to unearth family roots

It's easy to confuse them with services that sell generic information about last names and even coats of arms with dubious scholarship.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Libraries, Internet, Science / Technology


REVIEW: Alvvays Make Sunny Guitar-Pop Gold on Self-Titled Debut

From laconic, wise-cracking slackers like Stephen Malkmus and Bethany Cosentino to starry-eyed romantics like Stuart Murdoch and Tracyanne Campbell, the history of left-field, literate indie pop is littered with idiosyncratic, effortlessly charming vocalists.


Related Topix: Stephen Malkmus, Indie, Life, Hobbies, Wedding

Leinster Express

Heritage Week treats at Portlaoise Library

A rich tapestry of cultural events will be unfurled at Portlaoise Library this summer, as part of Heritage Week 2014.


Related Topix: History in the News, Life, iPhone

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Using military records in Fort Worth Genealogy July 21 - 27

July 26: Free Western Heritage Symposium at the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum, 3400 Mount Vernon Ave., Fort Worth, 76103.


Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Life, Hobbies, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas

The Lebanon Daily News

Roots and Branches: Reader rediscovers inspiring teacher

Ask just about anyone, and they'll be able to tell about someone who influenced or inspired them - and often that person was a teacher.


Related Topix: Lehigh University, Life, Hobbies, Berks County, PA, Lebanon, PA

Genealogy Query - UNKNOWN

Searching for birth family of male adoptee born 4/21/1947 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Pierce County, WA

Lansing State Journal

Portland library hosting many events, programs

Our fiscal year runs July 1 through June 30 each year. To make the accounting and bookkeeping easier, we try not to purchase new materials for the last two weeks of June, which makes for slim pickings for a few weeks.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Science / Technology, Inventions

Hinckley Times

Family history buff finds Waterloo link

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at Resin - made up of Sime, James, Chez, Sev and Danny - will be performing at the renowned Bloodstock festival in August as well as ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies


'First Families' gives genealogy of Putnam pioneers

It's been a year and a half in the making, but it's finally here - a book called "First Families of Putnam County, Tennessee."


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Putnam County, TN, Cookeville, TN

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Republican Journal

Family History, Genealogy and course

This course, offered at the Palermo Library, will feature handouts and family forms with instructions and a high degree of hands on experience.


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