Category Archives: Genealogy

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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Genealogy Goals For The Fall

Inspired by Astrid’s blog, “Of Trolls and Lemons,” who was inspired by Tina Lyons’s “Gen Wish List,” I am making a Fall genealogy to-do list. Here’s mine, in no particular order: Organize my website Lamberson surname project into groupings of … Continue reading

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UPDATE: NSSAR Library, Louisville, KY

As promised, today I contacted the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution for an update about their nearly completed new research library facility at their national headquarters in Louisville, KY. Rae Ann Sauer (email), NSSAR Archivist, confirmed for me … Continue reading

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We Are All Cousins: A Video by Elizabeth Shown Mills

With a hat tip to the National Genealogical Society as well as Dick Eastman, here’s a little video clip from noted genealogist Elizabeth Shown Mills reminding us not to put our ancestors (or anyone, for that matter), into a box. … Continue reading

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New NSSAR Genealogy Library Progress

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, the male counterpart to the better-known Daughters of the American Revolution, is nearing completion of their new library facility in Louisville, KY. Watch their update video: The date for the … Continue reading

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The Genealogical Proof Standard – Why isn’t this incorporated into my genealogy software?

I ran across this in my mail from Rootsweb (which, incidentally, seems pretty moribund these days…). I wish applying this standard was better integrated into my genealogy software (The Master Genealogist) and all those available that I’m familiar with: Preponderance … Continue reading

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Scotch-Irish in New England

The most interesting of the purely Irish families, who came with the Scotch to Worcester, with whom they had contracted relationship during their long residence in Ulster, or become attached by community of sentiment and suffering, was the Young family, … Continue reading

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