Funny genealogy.

The ancestor quest: humor, poems and prose for Genealogists.

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Spread the love…          I have gathered and transcribed several items of humor, poems and prose for Genealogists that have touched me in some way. The ones I have selected and printed below are my favorites of the hundreds that can be read on…


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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.

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Spread the love…            The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.   Liberia Liberia, Marriage Records, 1941-1974 Portugal Portugal, Portalegre, Catholic Church Records, 1859-1911 Puerto read on…


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Worldwide Map

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 27 Feb 2015.

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Spread the love…          Following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 27 Feb 2015. FamilySearch.org Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1895 Australia Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829-1961 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 Canada Canadian Headstones Ireland Ireland, read on…


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A primer on cemetery research to find ancestors.

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Spread the love…          I’ve always loved gravestone and cemetery research. Although I do most of my genealogical research via the internet, and in a very small amount via snail mail, there is something visceral about visiting the actual graves of our read on…


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Who’ulda Thought Headstone Hunting Could Be Such Fun?

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Spread the love…          Although my husband and children all enjoy hunting moose, headstone hunting is about as far as I’ll go. About six years ago, we decided to take our one and only big family vacation – a three week driving read on…


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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – June 26, 2014

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Spread the love…          Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions. The list is extensive and will break into multiple pages as June 18th seems to have been a very busy, productive day at FamilySearch.org. The countries with the most read on…


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