Salt Lake City in 1850.
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Transcription: Death notices and obituaries of John T. Porter and others…

  The following is my transcription of the obituaries and death notices from the May 15, 1928 issue of the Salt Lake Telegram, including that of John T. Porter.   John T. Porter   John T. Porter, aged 82, died Monday in Bountiful. He was born in Sweetwater, Wyo. He is survived by his widow, Amy L. Porter, and five read on…

Semi nomadic Sami or Laplander family in Northern Norway or Sweden in traditional clothing.
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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 22 Nov 2016.

  The following is my list of Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 22 Nov 2016.   Featured image: Semi nomadic Sami or Laplander family in Northern Norway or Sweden in traditional clothing.   FamilySearch.org updates and additions.   American Samoa American Samoa, Passenger Lists and Travel Documents, 1918-1965 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 Chile Chile Civil Registration, 1885-1903 Denmark read on…

List of obituaries from Richmond, Virginia, newspapers.
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List of obituaries from Richmond, Virginia, newspapers.

  The following is my transcription of a list of obituaries from Richmond, Virginia, newspapers.   282 VIRGINIA HISTORICAL MAGAZINE. LIST OF OBITUARIES. FROM RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, NEWSPAPERS.   VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT CHRONOCLE.   Name…………………………………….Date of Death……………….Date of Paper    Mrs. Margaret Cleland ………….June 5, 1786……………………Aug. 16, 1786. Mrs. Ann Beall……………………….Sept. 10, 1786…………………Sept. 20, 1786. Chevalier de Laville Brune…….Lately………………………………Sept. 20, 1786. George Harmer……………………..Tuesday, last………………….Wed. read on…

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Be prepared for the ‘ skeletons in the closet ‘ you find.

  Genealogy is exciting, despite the skeletons in the closet one may find. There’s no feeling like solving that family mystery, breaking down that brick wall, or just learning more about one’s family and heritage.   However, not everything we find is good. Of course, this depends on your moral, political and social views. In my own case, I don’t read on…

An 1866 poster attacking the Freedmans' Bureau.
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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 9 Sep 2016.

Featured image: An 1866 poster attacking the Freedmans’ Bureau.   The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 9 Sep 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 9 Sep 2016.   Australia Australia, Queensland, Maryborough Public Records, 1847-1989 Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933 Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829-2001 Czechoslovakia Czech Republic Censuses and Inhabitant Registers, 1800-1990 Czech read on…

Leonard Scott Keefer Sr.
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Transcription: Obituary for Leonard Scott Keefer of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Obituary for Leonard Scott Keefer ___________________ SCOTT KEEFER PASSES AWAY. Scott Keefer died at his home in this city last Saturday morning about nine o’clock, aged 73 years, 3 months and 12 days. While his health had been failing gradually for the last two or three years, it was not until about New Year, when he had a severe attack read on…

Blythe, Clayton William - 1943 Newspaper - Article only
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Transcription: Draft Board Delinquents, Arlington Heights Herald, January 29, 1943

Following is the transcription of a newspaper article listing draft board delinquents printed in the Arlington Heights Herald on January 29, 1943.   Arlington Heights Herald Volume 16, Number 23 Friday, January 29, 1943   List more delinquents of draft board The following men, registered with Selective Service Local Board No. 1, are classified as suspected delinquents. Any person whose read on…

Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.
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Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.

  In researching genealogy, translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky, and the same goes for other languages as well, and mistakes can easily be made.   Getting one term, phrase or word wrong can mean taking your research off in the wrong direction based on the interpretation of that word.   While researching my French Canadian, Acadian read on…