Family history for youth.

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

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Spread the love…            One day, I logged onto my Facebook 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 read on…


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Relatives of adopted adults are now able to trace family tree.

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Spread the love…          Press release: Relatives of adopted adults now able to trace family tree. From: Department for Education and Edward Timpson MP First published: 25 September 2014 Part of: Improving the adoption system and services for looked-after children and children read on…


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Genealogy News Bites – April 10, 2014

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Spread the love…          Following are the genealogy news bites and headlines up to 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 read on…


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Icelandic Ancestry: the Icelandic genealogy database is now available online.

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Spread the love…          Previously, I wrote about the Incest Prevention App called ‘Sifjaspellsspillir’ or ‘Incest Spoiler’. It was created by University of Iceland students for a contest by the Íslendingabók database and its purpose is to alert two people of a read on…


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Debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy fascinates.

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Spread the love…          There will always be debate about numbers, percentages and odds in genealogy. I am so lucky that we have such a wide range of ancestries and national origins in my husband’s and my family trees. Those who have read on…


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The largest family tree ever may help with research into genetic traits.

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Spread the love…          I was amazed to read on the “nature” blog that a genome hacker has discovered what is believed to be the most extensive family tree ever, consisting of 13 million linked individuals. This family tree was constructed with data from read on…


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Genealogical Research of Vermont Ancestors is Getting Easier

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Spread the love…           Find Your Vermont Ancestors A federal grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities has paid for a Vermont Digital Newspaper Project planned to take two years for scanning up to 100,00 pages from Vermont newspapers of read on…


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