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Monday Recap for August 6, 2012

Posted August 6, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Here’s our recap of some great genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Beware of Colloquialisms (Mocavo blog) – Good advice about being mindful of colloquial location names Obama Slave-Ancestry Report Misses Mark (The Root) – Two scholars take issue with the recent findings  about Obama’s ancestry Is there an Olympian in your Family Tree? (Nutfield Genealogy blog) – Heather Rojo shares her family connection to an Olympian 101 Best Genealogy Websites for… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 30, 2012

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Take a break from the Olympics with some great genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Three Tips for Genealogy Road Trips! (Past-Present-Future blog) – Smadar Belkind Gerson listed some great tips about genealogical travels! Fifty-Five Years Later, a Rising Senio’s Vacation Souvenirs Tell a Terrific Story about New York and the Value of Scrapbook Ephemera (Bees First Appearance blog) – A great look at the historic value of keeping scrapbooks How did… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 23, 2012

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Check out some interesting articles from the world of genealogy below! The Genealogy Sphere Last Revolutionary War Widow Receives Final Pension – in 1906 (GenealogyBank) – Mary Harrell-Sesniak finds the obituary of the last widow of the Revolutionary War Britain’s first black community in Elizabethan London (BBC News) – The beginnings of Britain’s first black community Coping with Conflicting Census Data (Sifting Through the Past blog) – What to do when you find errors in the census… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 16, 2012

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Here’s our recap of genealogy articles from this past week! The Genealogy Sphere Lesson Learned: Be Careful Making Assumptions (Roots and Rambles) – Great advice to avoid making assumptions Carroll’s Yesteryears: Photography collection is a local gem (Carroll County Times) – A local museum holds a treasure trove of photographs of local relatives from 1900-1920s How do I document my immigrant ancestor? (Examiner.com) – Robin Foster offers tips on how to document your immigrant ancestors… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 9, 2012

Posted July 9, 2012 by Amanda | 4 Comments

Catch up on some genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere A Baby Boy! (Family Stories) – Caroline Pointer talks about receiving the baptism record of her ancestor Some basic principles of genealogy (Genealogy’s Star) – James Tanner goes over some genealogy basics to keep in mind Google Puts Twentieth Century Italian History Online (Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter) – Dick Eastman reports that Google has partnered with the Italian government to post 30,000… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 2, 2012

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Here are some interesting genealogy articles from the past week! Enjoy! The Genealogy Sphere Honesty & The Ethics of Genealogy (Geder Genealogy) – Blogger George Geder discusses the importance of honesty in genealogy. Genealogy Research Just Got a Whole Lot Easier — and Closer (SF Weekly) – The Alien Files (A-Files) are now available in California’s Bay Area Old African American Cemetery to be Restored (wctv.com) – The Munree Cemetery, the burial place for African… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 25, 2012

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Check out some interesting articles from the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Mitt Romney’s Mormon roots in northern England (BBC) – Mitt Romney’s ancestry traced to northern England Treasures in City Directories (About.com) – Kimberly Powell offers some great tips about using city directories in your genealogy research A War of 1812 Pension and 1940 Census Mashup! (FGS Voice) – The last widow of a War of 1812 veteran found in the 1940 census… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 18, 2012

Posted June 18, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Here’s our recap for this past week in the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Documenting the Past with Pictures (kimt.com) – A woman takes photos of gravestones at a local cemetery to document them for the future In my lifetime: Bearden matriarch recalls researching family history and creating her own (KnoxNews.com) – The story of a woman’s personal journey researching her genealogy Rooting out a Hindu family history the traditional way (BBC) – A… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 11, 2012

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Here are some interesting articles from last week! Enjoy! The Genealogy Sphere Of Time Travel and Typhoid (Accessible Archives) – Discovering typhoid as your ancestor’s cause of death Name changes, estate executors can be found in probate notices (Bangor Daily News) – Tips on using probate records in your research Genealogy: Details found in the Atlanta Penitentiary Records 1902 – 1921 (Examiner.com) – The Atlanta Penitentiary Records offer more details into family history 1940 census:… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 4, 2012

Posted June 4, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Check out some interesting links from this past week! The Genealogy Sphere Parkman woman, British brother who presumed each other dead reunited after 48 years (Bangor Daily News) – Siblings are reunited after believing each other to be dead Decades Later, Baby’s 19th Century Gravestone Returned to Mass. Cemetery (CBS Boston) – A baby’s gravestone from 1876 is finally returned to the cemetery Pritchardville Elementary fifth-graders explore family history with scrapbooks (Islandpacket.com) – A great… Read the full story

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Recap for May 29, 2012

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We hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend! Due to the holiday, this week’s recap is a day late. Enjoy the links below! The Genealogy Sphere Turn a Genealogy Guess into a Working Theory (Olive Tree Genealogy Blog) – Tips on how to turn your guess into a working theory Where Were They? 1936 North American Heat Wave (Ancestral Breezes) – Where were your ancestors during the 1936 heat wave? Interview with Henry Louis… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 21, 2012

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Here’s a wrap-up of the past week in genealogy: The Genealogy Sphere African-American’s roots revised (MSNBC) – African-American family researcher William Holland plans a family reunion to visit the location where his ancestors were once held as slaves Using OneNote to keep up with those ancestors (4yourfamilystory.com) – Caroline Pointer presents a great video tutorial on how to use OneNote in your genealogy research New Cousins! (Ancestorslivehere.com) – Blogger Leslie Ann discovers new cousins! Morenci… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 14, 2012

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We had a great time at the NGS 2012 Family History Conference last week! Were you in Cincinnati, Ohio for the genealogy conference? Here are some interesting articles from the world of genealogy that you may have missed! The Genealogy Sphere AncestorSync Beta 2012 (Tamura Jones) – Tamura Jones reviews AncestorSync beta Family Tree Talk: Piles and piles of paper (The Ionia Sentinel-Standard) – Jim Moses discusses sorting piles of documentation for his family history… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 7, 2012

Posted May 7, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Happy Monday! NGS 2012 Family History Conference begins this week. Will you be there? Here are some great genealogy articles to check out before you go! The Genealogy Sphere Tips to Get Ready for a Genealogy Conference (Family Tree Magazine Blog) – Family Tree Magazine provides some great tips on how to prepare for a genealogy conference But How Can I Choose? Tips for Picking Conference Lectures (A Sense of Family blog) – Great tips… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 30, 2012

Posted April 30, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Have you checked out some of these interesting articles in the world of genealogy? The Genealogy Sphere Genealogy Today: Ellis Island name-change rumors persist – (Green Valley News) – The truth behind the Ellis Island name-change myths Ancestry.com Acquires Archives.com: Addressing Genealogists’ Concerns (Family Tree Magazine) – Family Tree Magazine provides a summary of Ancestry’s conference call addressing genealogists’ concern over their acquisition of Archives Henry Louis Gates Digs Into Samuel L. Jackson’s Genealogy on… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 23, 2012

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A recap of some interesting genealogy articles from last week: The Genealogy Sphere Dracula ‘inspired by ancestor tale’ (Leinster Express) – Historian Fiona Fitzsimons proposes that Bram Stoker’s Dracula was inspired by his ancestor and not Vlad the Impaler Stuart woman recalls life in years around recently released 1940 census (TCPalm.com) – A Florida woman finds herself in the 1940 census and discusses what life was like at the time Study reveals ‘extraordinary’ DNA of… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 16, 2012

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Here’s the latest in the world of genealogy: The Genealogy Sphere What Does the 1940 Census Mean to the Genealogy Community? (Thomas MacEntee) – Thomas MacEntee likens the release of the 1940 census to Christmas for genealogists Most-Wired Generation Meets Greatest Generation in Census Frenzy (SF Gate) – A look into the 1940 census frenzy among genealogists Unsinkable Molly Brown’s daughter chose Paris over Titanic (Greenwichtime.com) – What could have been – a descendant of… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 9, 2012

Posted April 9, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Since the 1940 U.S. census was released last Monday, there were a large number of census related articles. Check out a few interesting articles below! The Genealogy Sphere J.D. Salinger Found Using NYPL’s 1940 Census Tool (Gothamist) – J.D. Salinger was found in the 1940 census using the New York Public Library’s research tool Citations Explained – A Don’t Miss Resource for all Genealogists (About.com) – With the release of the 1940 census, Kimberly Powell goes… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 2, 2012

Posted April 2, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

It’s been an exciting day today with the release of the 1940 U.S. census. While you wait for your images to load, take a look at some interesting genealogy articles from the past week. The Genealogy Sphere Genealogy Art (Past-Present-Future) – Smadar Belkind Gerson shares a piece from her husband’s art work inspired by their ancestors Unlocking a new door to the 1940s (Chicago Tribune) – Some tips on how to search the 1940 census… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 26, 2012

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Check out some interesting genealogy articles from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Family Tree’s Startling Roots (New York Times) – Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers that comedian Wanda Syke has the longest continuously documented family tree of any African American he has researched. Woman traces family back to Revolutionary War (Shelby Star) – A woman traces her genealogy to the Revolutionary War beginning at an overgrown cemetery. 1800s couple’s portraits reunited with help of… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 19, 2012

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Catch up on some genealogy articles by checking out the links below. The Genealogy Sphere BBC reporter Mark Simpson learns of Titanic relative (BBC News) – Mark Simpson, a reporter for the BBC, discovers he is related to a passenger of the Titanic Titanic letter returning to Belfast (BBC News) – A litter written aboard the Titanic is brought back to Belfast for an exhibition Family Photo Preservation (Save Photo blog) – Tips on how… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 12, 2012

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Check out some interesting articles from the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Handwritten journals from Lizzie Borden lawyer donated to FRHS (The Herald News) – Hand written letters from Lizzie Borden’s lawyer were recently donated to the Fall River Historical Society Behind the Scenes of the Milstein Suspense Trailer (New York Public Library) – A behind the scenes look at the cool movie trailer-style promo video for the Milstein Division of the U.S. History, Local… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for March 5, 2012

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Check out some interesting articles in the world of genealogy from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere Frankie Meyer: Use Google as a resource for hard-to-find books (The Joblin Globe) – Columnist Frankie Meyer gives tips on how to use Google Books in genealogy Female Ancestors: After the Marriage (RootDig.com) – Having trouble tracking down your female ancestors? This article provides some great tips. Tracing Ship Movements and Genealogy (a3Genealogy) – Genealogist Kathleen Brandt provides… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for February 27, 2012

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Here are this week’s links! The Genealogy Sphere Marque these records (The Legal Genealogists) – Tips on using letters of marque and reprisal documents in genealogy Use Internet to dig up family roots (ClintonNews.com) – Tips on using the Internet to research your African-American ancestry Mormon Baptism for the Dead: History and Explanation of an Unusual Ritual (Huffington Post) – There’s been some controversy lately surrounding this Mormon practice. Here’s a brief explanation of the… Read the full story

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Recap for February 21, 2012

Posted February 21, 2012 by Amanda | 2 Comments

We hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend! To help you get back into the swing of things, check out some great articles from the world of genealogy! The Genealogy Sphere Hitler had son with French teen (The Telegraph) – New evidence reveals Hitler fathered a son Lost and found (The Hindu) – Geni was featured in an article for The Hindu in India Rediscovering family roots (BuffaloNews.com) – A local genealogical society helps novice genealogists… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for February 13, 2012

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A recap of the past couple of weeks in links! The Genealogy Sphere Genealogy Research vs. Privacy Restrictions (Archives.com) – Talking about privacy restrictions in genealogy research Genealogy: FamilySearch indexes all U.S. censuses, will add 1940 quickly after April release (The Salt Lake City Tribune) – 1940s census records are coming soon! How NBC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Picks Its Celebrities (Investors.com) – Ever wonder how the celebrities in Who Do You Think… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 30, 2012

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Check out some great links from the past week! The Genealogy Sphere There’s no place like home…for 100 years: Centenarian lives in the house where she was born (and these days it has running water and electricity) (Daily Mail) – A woman lives in the same cottage for 100 years 8 Ways to Avoid Barking Up the Wrong Family Tree (About.com) – Genealogist Kimberly Powell offers great advice about how to avoid those wrong turns… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 23, 2012

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Catch up on some genealogy articles by checking out the links below. The Genealogy Sphere Cause of Death – Benzol Poisoning (Adventures in Genealogy) – Genealogy blogger Deb Ruth finds cause of death in an old newspaper article Early African American Newspapers, Tell So Much (My Ancestor’s Name) – Genealogist Angela Walton-Raji discusses early African-American newspapers in genealogy GenealogyBank Adds Irish Vital Records to Historical Newspaper Archive (GenealogyBank) – Irish vital records found in old… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 16, 2012

Posted January 16, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Today the U.S. observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which commemorates what would have been the civil rights icon’s birthday 83rd birthday. Are you working on your family tree during the holiday? Take a minute to check out some pretty interesting genealogy related articles from the past week. The Genealogy Sphere Frankie Meyer: Quaker history reveals hidden genealogy (The Joplin Globe) – Journal entries lead a genealogist to discover new information about his family Family… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for January 9, 2012

Posted January 9, 2012 by Amanda | One Comment

Here are this week’s links: The Genealogy Sphere Be Careful in Your Assumptions (Thoughts from Polly’s Granddaughter) – Don’t assume you know all the facts! What Can I do to Restore an Old Photo? (Family Search) – Great tips on how to restore old photographs Searching Mexico’s census for clues about American history (CNN) – Actor Edward James Olmos talks about genealogy in the Latin community and the digitization of the 1930 Mexican census Indigenous… Read the full story

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Recap for January 3, 2012

Posted January 3, 2012 by Amanda | 3 Comments

We hope everyone had a great holiday and a happy new year! Here’s a recap of what you may have missed in the world of genealogy over the last couple of weeks. The Genealogy Sphere Seeking Kin: An Israeli finds his American cousins (JTA) – An Israeli man is reunited with his American cousins through genealogy Take research beyond names, dates and maps (Tampa Bay Online) – Suggestions on how to put your ancestors into… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for December 19, 2011

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Here are some interesting genealogy articles from last week. Enjoy! The Genealogy Sphere Woman searches for rightful owner of family memories (Bakersfieldnow.com) – A woman finds a suitcase full of photos and letters Unlocking decades of family histories (Portside Messenger) – A woman unlocks the genealogy of more than 200 Aboriginal families in SA Are We Going to Lose the Social Security Death Index (SSDI)? (Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak) – Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak’s thoughts about the… Read the full story

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Monday Recap December 12, 2011

Posted December 12, 2011 by Amanda | One Comment

Here’s a recap of some interesting articles in the world of genealogy from last week. The Genealogy Sphere The Good News About Taxes: Finding and Using Tax Records in your Genealogy Research (Archives.com) – Tips on using tax records in your genealogy research Monday Memories: Create a heritage cookbook! (Examiner.com) – Create a heritage cookbook to share your knowledge of family history Distribution of land after death creates wealth of documents (Citizen-Times.com) – Using land… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for December 5, 2011

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Last week’s links in the world of genealogy: The Genealogy Sphere Not Your Grandmother’s Genealogy Hobby (The Wall Street Journal) – Geni was featured in this Wall Street Journal article! Pocahontas wedding site traced (News24) – Archaeologists discover the location where Pocahontas was married 10 Questions to Ask a Research Facility Before You Visit (About.com) – Kimberly Powell’s tips on what to ask before visiting a research facility A Point of View: A convert to… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for November 28, 2011

Posted November 28, 2011 by Amanda | No Comment

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday! In case you missed it, here are some interesting links in the world of genealogy from this past week. The Genealogy Sphere Holiday dinner table great genealogical resource (SCnow.com) – Genealogy tips for Thanksgiving Archives.com Partners with Family Tree DNA to Offer DNA Testing (SF Gate) – Archives.com announces DNA testing with Family Tree DNA Getting the Most From Genealogy Conferences (The Root) – Ways conferences can help… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for November 21, 2011

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Check out some links from the world of genealogy from this past week. Enjoy! The Genealogy Sphere Man Unearths Historic Cemetery in French Quarter Backyard (WDSU) – A historic discovery with deep roots in New Orleans history. U.S. Social Security Death Index to be changed (Examiner.com) – It was announced that state death records would no longer be used to add records to the SSDI database. Genealogist help pastor find his Indian roots (Plant City… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for November 14, 2011

Posted November 14, 2011 by Amanda | No Comment

Here’s a recap of what’s happened in the past week in genealogy: The Genealogy Sphere Better GEDCOM Statement (Dear Myrtle) – Dear Myrtle announces she is stepping down as moderator of the Better GEDCOM project The Big Genealogy Blog Book (We Tree) – Amy Coffin announces the release of The Big Genealogy Blog Book Researching American Indian Genealogy (Family Tree Magazine) – Family Tree Magazine has complied a list of helpful articles about researching Native… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for July 4th, 2011

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Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Diana, Princess of Wales Profile of the Day: Lena Horne Profile of the Day: Antoine de Saint-Exupery Profile of the Day: Archduke Franz Ferdinand Profile of the Day: Peter Falk Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Signers of the Declaration of Independence Researching Bounty Land Warrants Free Geni Webinar Family Tree Tuesday – Aldous Huxley From the Genealogy Community Don’t Wait for the 1940 Census Don Grant,… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 27th, 2011

Posted June 27, 2011 by Geni | 2 Comments

Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Sonia Sotomayor Profile of the Day: George Clooney Profile of the Day: Erich Maria Remarque Profile of the Day: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge Profile of the Day: Errol Flynn Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court Special Census Records Public Editing for Pros Geni Podcast: Securing Your Genealogy Family Tree Tuesday – The Wright Brothers From the Genealogy Community EOGN Podcast:… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 20th, 2011

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Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Edward I, King of England Profile of the Day: Henry Ford Profile of the Day: Courteney Cox Profile of the Day: Betsy Ross Profile of the Day: Roy Orbison Interesting Geni Blog Posts Happy Father’s Day Featured Project: The War of 1812 Do You Have a Criminal in Your Family Tree? Colorado Family History Expo June 24th-25th Geni Podcast: Interview with Noah Tutak and Charles Edmonds Jamboree… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 13th, 2011

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Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Profile of the Day: Diane Lane Profile of the Day: Frank Lloyd Wright Profile of the Day: Louis XIV Profile of the Day: Dwight D. Eisenhower Interesting Geni Blog Posts Geni Podcast: AncestorSync Naturalization Records Babies in Geni Onesies Family Tree Tuesday – Elvis Presley From the Genealogy Community Amy Coffin’s four-part Jamboree recap: 1, 2, 3, 4 Randy Seaver’s four-part Jamboree… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for June 6th, 2011

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Profile of the Day Angelina Jolie George Orwell Helen Keller Audie Murphy Interesting Geni Blog Posts Geni Podcast: Helping Others with Genealogy Featured Project: Salem Witch Trials Tamura Jones Previews AncestorSync School Records as a Genealogy Resource Family Tree Tuesday – Emily Dickinson From the Genealogy Community Better Than Soundex This Is The Face of Genealogy DNA Day at the Clayton Genealogy Library They Did Not Photoshop Their Birth Record Ask an Archivist Day on… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 29th, 2011

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Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Vincent Price Profile of the Day: Bram Stoker Profile of the Day: Oprah Winfrey Profile of the Day: Queen Victoria Profile of the Day: Douglas Fairbanks Interesting Geni Blog Posts Geni Podcast: The Problem with GEDCOM Featured Project: U.S. Civil War Notables Your Family Bible Family Tree Tuesday – Christopher Reeve Come See The Geni Team at Jamboree June 10-12 Free Webinar this Friday: How to use… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 23rd, 2011

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Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Levi Strauss Profile of the Day: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Profile of the Day: Napoleon Bonaparte Profile of the Day: Johnny Depp Profile of the Day: Joan of Arc Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Age of Discovery (1200-1600) What is a Gazetteer? Winners of the Family Tree Magazine and Geni Giveaway Family Tree Tuesday – Katharine Hepburn Free Webinar: Collaborative Genealogy on Geni.com Create Charts with Geni… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 16th, 2011

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Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: James K. Polk Profile of the Day: Florence Nightingale Profile of the Day: Constantine the Great Profile of the Day: Louis XVI Profile of the Day: Nelson Mandela Interesting Geni Blog Posts Geni Podcast: Memory Keeping Geni At NGS 2011 NGS 2011 with Dear Myrtle and Gordon Clarke From the Genealogy Community Genealogical/Historical Societies Using Social Media War of 1812 Privateers update #NGS2011: AncestorSync and Geni South… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 9th, 2011

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Profile of the Day Profile of the Day: Orson Welles Profile of the Day: Alan Shepard, Jr. Profile of the Day: Audrey Hepburn Profile of the Day: Joe DiMaggio Profile of the Day: Leonardo da Vinci Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Fast & Furious Come see the Geni Team at NGS 2011 Tracing Your Mexican Heritage Geni Podcast: How Do I Find and Use Records? Family Tree Tuesday – Humphrey Bogart You Could Win… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for May 2nd, 2011

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Profile of the Day Profiles of the Day: Prince William and Kate Middleton Profile of the Day: James Monroe Profile of the Day: Samuel Morse Profile of the Day: John James Audubon Profile of the Day: William Shakespeare Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Using Patents as a Genealogy Resource The Genealogy of the Royal Family Geni Podcast: Digitizing your Photos and Records Family Tree Tuesday – Jesse… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 25th, 2011

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Profile of the Day Al Gore Queen Elizabeth II Marie Curie Grace Kelly Paul Revere Interesting Geni Blog Posts Geni Podcast: Starting Genealogy the Right Way Featured Project: Freemasons of America Geni Podcast: Engaging with the Genealogy Community Fraternal Organization Records and Genealogy Geni Podcast: A User’s Perspective with Don Otvos Family Tree Tuesday – Anthony Perkins How To: Use Revisions on Profiles Guest Post: Collaboration, A Lost Butcher, and Family History The Historical Significance… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 18th, 2011

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Profile of the Day Jackie Robinson John Steinbeck Tiger Woods Harry S. Truman Winston Churchill Interesting Geni Blog Posts Featured Project: Great Aviators How To: Print Your Tree Geni Podcast: Mobile Genealogy Cit Directories New Geni Feature: New Marriage and Birth Reordering Interface New Geni Feature: Disable Automatically Generated Last Names How To: Use Tree Matches Family Tree Tuesday – Abraham Lincoln Geni Podcast: Interview with Pierre Clouthier of Progeny Genealogy Geni Podcast: Interview with… Read the full story

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Monday Recap for April 11th, 2011

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Profile of the Day Ashley Judd Ulysses S. Grant Isaac Asimov Pocahontas Francis Drake Interesting Geni Blog Posts How To: Customize Your Tree Display Featured Project: New and Modern Masters How To: Remove Relationships Understanding Probate Records Geni Podcast: Citing Your Sources Progeny Genealogy’s Geni Charting Companion Now Available Family Tree Tuesday – Henry Ford Geni Contest Winners for April 5th, 2011 General Colin Powell’s Family Tree A.C. Ivory: Genealogy on the Go Anniversary of… Read the full story