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About glamberson

I am an amateur genealogist and a professional technologist, having experience in both areas that goes back to the 1980s (at least). My genealogical interests really began in 1979 when my grandfather died. Computers & technology have been primary interests since the early 1980s. My first personal computer was an Apple IIe bought shortly after they first became available.

Black Sheep Sunday: Edmond Henderson

The Family Of Wayward Edmond And Saintly Sarah First, let me tell you the facts, then I’ll mix in some fiction, and hopefully then come back around to find some truth in this, my family’s tale…  Edmond David Henderson was … Continue reading

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Family Recipe Friday: Grandma’s Devil’s Food Cake

Before we found this recipe after my grandmother’s death, there was serious talk of bulldozing her house in hope of finding this recipe, which perhaps was stored in some secret chamber underneath the floorboards. Looking at this recipe today, it … Continue reading

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NSSAR Research Library, Louisville, KY: Almost Done! Watch The Video

The NSSAR is on track for their members-only ribbon cutting ceremony on the 25 of September and their goal of opening to the public in the latter half of October! This library, which is made up of a significant number … Continue reading

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Wedding Wednesday:Unknown Wedding ca. 1918

For one side of the family, even for the very old photos, Grandma drilled into me who the old folks were pretty well. On the other, however, I have many photos that are a mystery.  Maybe future photo recognition technology … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Circus Folk

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Tech Tuesday: The Wayback Machine (Archive of the Internet)

Did you once cite a source and only record the web address where you found the original information, only to find that 3 years later the site no longer exists? Well, weep no longer! Once something is on the internet, … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Nelson and Mary Anderson, Swedish Immigrants

I can say with reasonable certainty that almost all of my ancestor families were in the United States before the Revolutionary War. These two are two of my three known ancestors who were not from pre-Revolutionary families. Great-great grandparents Nelson … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday: Lamberson

Today I am focusing on my main dead-end relative, Timothy Lamberson. (Most details of this relative and “The Other Timothy Lamberson” can be found on my website.) Timothy Lamberson married Rebecca Ferguson in May, 1814, in Madison County of the … Continue reading

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INDEXING ALERT: Familysearch Needs Your Help!

Goal for September We are slightly behind in reaching our goal of 200 million records completed in 2010. To give ourselves a boost and help us get closer to our goal for the year, we want to challenge everyone to … Continue reading

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Follow Friday: Of Trolls and Lemons

Well I just started blogging and participating myself, so I can’t help but feel I’m cheating since my opinions haven’t really formed yet. HOWEVER, if I had to recommend someone else’s blog right now, I would have to say it’s … Continue reading

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