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Transcriptions: Several researched ‘puzzle pieces’, a family story makes: William Archer of Powhatan, Virginia

Transcriptions: Several researched ‘puzzle pieces’, a family story makes: William Archer of Powhatan, Virginia

Amazon.com Widgets   WILLIAM ARCHER SR. (grandfather) October 29, 1767 (Virginia Patriot, Richmond, Virginia, pg. 4) STRAYED or STOLEN from Bermuda Hundred the last of January, a light bay horse about five years old, 4 feet nine or 10 inches high, a few white ??? on his forehead, and branded on the rear buttock WK […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – March 23, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – March 23, 2014

Below are the updates and additions to date on the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org sites.   FamilySearch.org Argentina Argentina, Córdoba, Catholic Church Records, 1557-1974 Argentina, National Census, 1869 Australia Australia, New South Wales, Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings, 1841-1987 Australia, New South Wales, Index to Bounty Immigrants, 1828-1842 Austria Austria, Carinthia, Military Personnel Records, 1846-1897 Barbados […]

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Transcription: Obituary for Harold Everett Redetzke; 1935 – 2002

Transcription: Obituary for Harold Everett Redetzke; 1935 – 2002

+ + + + OBITUARY – HAROLD EVERETT REDETZKE + + + + May 18, 1935 – October 12, 2002 Harold Everett Redetzke, age 67, died on Saturday, October 12, 2002 at his home in rural Sebeka, MN. Harold was born to Elmer and Margaret (Kimball) Redetzke on May 18, 1935 in Butler Township, MN. […]

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Transcription: A List of Children at the State House in Philadelphia; June 19, 1761

Transcription: A List of Children at the State House in Philadelphia; June 19, 1761

A List of Children at the State House in Philadelphia; June 19, 1761 By AUTHORITY. A LIST of CHILDREN now at the State-Houfe, in Philadelphia, who in the Courfe of the War, were taken Captives from feveral Parts of this Province by the Indians, and have been lately releafed by His Excellency General  A M […]

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Researching Welsh Quaker Ancestors in Pennsylvania

Researching Welsh Quaker Ancestors in Pennsylvania

Welsh Quaker ancestors are the major cultural group that comprises the majority of the ancestry of my children (on my husband’s side). One of the benefits of researching this culture is that the people were religious, often educated (could read and write) and were very good at documenting vital statistics and events. As a result, […]

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I’ve learned of more positive benefits from teens’ family history knowledge.

I’ve learned of more positive benefits from teens’ family history knowledge.

I logged onto my Facebook this morning to see a link posted by Cyndi’s List to the Washington Post article by Michael Alison Chandler, “Study: Teen’s knowledge of family history a sign of social-emotional health.” …and I couldn’t agree more. I’ve written in the past about my belief that teaching our kids about their heritage […]

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FamilySearch.org is seeking indexers to contribute to their current obituary project.

FamilySearch.org is seeking indexers to contribute to their current obituary project.

I’ve stated several times in the past that my favorite genealogy source type is and probably always be the ‘will’. This is because the will is the one historical legal document that provides a great deal of detail and insight into the lives, families and circumstances of our ancestors. Now, I will state that my […]

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Give the gift of your genealogy research labours for Christmas.

Give the gift of your genealogy research labours for Christmas.

Here are some quick ideas I’ve collected for giving to family (and sometimes friends) from one’s own genealogy research this Christmas. Scrapbook. A couple of years ago I made one of these. Although inexpensive because I already had most of the scrapbooking supplies needed, it was very time  consuming. I included scanned documents, photos, quotes, […]

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