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Genealogy News Bites – April 19, 2014

Genealogy News Bites – April 19, 2014

Amazon.com Widgets Shop Amazon – Get Up to 80% Back When You Sell Us Your Books In an effort to help ease the ‘news’ and ‘research’ load, I prepare a ‘Genealogy News Bites’ post to gather together what I feel are the most important or informative headlines from the previous week (or thereabouts). Following are […]

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Historic Graveyard Tour at Fort Anne

Historic Graveyard Tour at Fort Anne

A few years ago, we took a driving tour of Acadian heritage sites in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Canada. The first stop we made in Nova Scotia was at a campbground near Annapolis Royal and I spotted a ‘newspaper’ on the counter at check-in. It caught my eye because the very top showed a […]

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Brig. Gen. Evan Shelby Jr.

Brig. Gen. Evan Shelby Jr.

Brig. Gen. Evan Shelby Jr. of Tregaron, Wales Brigadier General Evan S. Shelby Jr., born in 1725 in Tregaron, Ceredigion, Wales to Evan (Dhu) Shelby (Selby) and his wife Catherine Morgan and was baptised in St. Caron’s church. This Evan Shelby’s birth is frequently confused with that of his younger brother Evan who was born […]

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Genealogy News Bites – April 10, 2014

Genealogy News Bites – April 10, 2014

The Week Adolf Hitler’s wife Eva Braun ‘had Jewish ancestry’ Scientists who extracted genetic material from Eva Braun’s hair found she had Jewish ancestry… Gloucester Citizen Old fashioned baby names dying out: The full list from Ancestry.co.uk Research carried out by Ancestry.co.uk studied birth records for 1905 and produced a ‘top 100′. They then compared […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – April 8, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – April 8, 2014

Following are the newest updates and additions on the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org site to date.   FamilySearch.org Australia Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005 Belgium Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-1910 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2013 China China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2011 Colombia Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600-2012 Haiti Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Civil Registration, 1794-2012 Italy Italy, Bologna, […]

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – April 1, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – April 1, 2014

The following are the updates and additions for the Familysearch.org and Ancestry.com sites.   FamilySearch.org Austria Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537-1920 Belgium Belgium, Luxembourg, Civil Registration, 1608-1912 Belgium, Namur, Civil Registration, 1800-1912 Brazil Brazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1848-2013 Brazil, Minas Gerais, Catholic Church Records, 1706-1999 Brazil, Piauí, Civil Registration, 1875-2013 Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, […]

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Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Ann Stone of Wyke Regis, Dorset

Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Ann Stone of Wyke Regis, Dorset

  The following is my transcription of the last Will and Testament of Ann Stone of Wyke Regis, Dorset. ____________________ Ann Stone 6. This is the last Will and Testament of ? Ann Stone of Wyke Regis in the County of Dorset widow made and published this twelfth day of March in the year of […]

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William I “The Conqueror,” King of England

William I “The Conqueror,” King of England

William “The Conqueror” I, King of England and 28th great grandfather to my children through their father’s ancestry, was born in  Chateau de Falaise, Normandy, France in 1026 to Robert “le Diable, the Devil” II, Duc de Normandie (999-1035) and Arlette de Falaise (1003-1050), a tanner’s daughter. As he was the illegitimate son of Robert […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
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