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Genealogy News Bites to July 1, 2014.

Genealogy News Bites to July 1, 2014.

The following are the genealogy news bites and headlines up to and including June 30, 2014. KQED (blog) You Can Transform Your Genetic Ancestry Data into Health Info, But Your … For just $5, Promethease can turn ancestry/family DNA data from companies like 23andMe, FamilyTreeDNA, and/or ancestry.com into DNA health data. The link here has […]

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Purpose, function and fashion of footwear have changed through history.

Purpose, function and fashion of footwear have changed through history.

The fashion of footwear has evolved through numerous styles, functions and designs throughout history according to the fashion of the time, the income and status of the wearer, the conditions, and the value of the material used to make them. The main purpose of footwear was the comfort and protection of the foot, but they […]

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Cadwallon ap Cadfan, King of Gwynedd

Cadwallon ap Cadfan, King of Gwynedd

My children’s 40th great grandfather, Cadwallon ap Cadfan (also Cadwalader, Cadwallon, Caedwalla, Caswallon, Caedwalla, or Catgublaun), King of Gwynedd (presently north Wales), was born about 600 in Gwynedd. He was the son of Cadfan (Cadvan) ap Iago, King of Gwynedd (570-625) and Afandreg “Ddu, the Black” ferch Cynan Garwyn (580- ). Cadwallon ap Cadfan was […]

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In the past, natural sunscreens were found in the natural environment.

In the past, natural sunscreens were found in the natural environment.

In the past, there was no such thing as ‘sunscreen.’ To protect themselves from the sun, the natural sunscreens available to our ancestors included such ingenious methods as fabric of some kind including hats to cover their heads, or remaining under umbrellas, roofs, awnings or trees if they weren’t wearing hats of any kind. The […]

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Genealogy News Bites to May 26, 2014

Genealogy News Bites to May 26, 2014

Following are the recent Genealogy News Bites and Headlines to May 26, 2014   Genealogy News Bites and Headlines National Archives The National Archives at St. Louis thanks WWII Navy veteran Paul Wittmer The National Archives at St. Louis staff extended a special thanks to World War II U.S. Navy Veteran Paul Wittmer on April […]

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War of 1812: Preserve the pensions.

War of 1812: Preserve the pensions.

You can help to preserve the War of 1812 pension records! One of the benefits of the modern era of genealogy research is the massive and rapid digitization of records that could be centuries old, being held  schools, churches, government offices, archives, museums and private households. Why is this beneficial? Provides easy access to researchers. […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9 Canada
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