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When one first comes to genealogy, one is seldom aware there is a family association for their surnames of interest. I speak not just of their own surname, but the grandparents from whom they descend and their surnames, which normally differ. For example, my mother’s surname (and part of her extended family) had held an […]

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Those new to genealogy may be unaware of the existence of town and county web sites. They can be a bit difficult to locate, but once found, many of them are a fountain of useful information. Many towns are too small to support a web site, yet are more than willing to help support a […]

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The October 1, 2009 posting was entitled “A ‘To-Do’ List for Genealogists”. This posting will discuss: #5. Go for organization of your work While sometimes there are days and days between findings for the research asssociated with genealogy, there is often the tendancy for us to let the organizing of the findings slip. And suddenly, […]

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The October 1, 2009 posting was entitled “A ‘To-Do’ List for Genealogists”. This posting will discuss: #3. Go for a consistent, readable writing style There are many reasonable reasons for performing genealogy research, including family history, health determinations, place in history, cousin identifications and many others. I would guess the major reason, however, is to […]

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Footnote.com has announced its newest collection on the web, the Holocaust Collection. Certain of this collection of documents is available for the first time on the Internet. One may explore a wide variety of records ranging from Holocaust assets, to concentration camp records, to interrogation reports from war crime treials. Newly released titles: • Holocaust […]

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A To-Do List I once taught a class to manufacturing foreman and lead machine operators, all within a company for which I was consulting.  One of the classes was entitled “Time Management”, which of course is important whatever one is doing. When asked what was the most important idea they had taken from the class, […]

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Adding more than 1 million new records per month, Footnote.com will mark the month of October, designated Family History Month, with the addition of its 60 millionth image. Since its launch in January 2007, Footnote.com has partnered with organizations including The National Archives and Gannett to digitize and index valued historical documents and photos and […]

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