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I did it!

By |July 28th, 2017|Categories: Genealogy Blog|

Well, I did it!  My last blog provided information about what to keep and what to throw away when you are trying to clean out family papers and photographs.  Immediately after writing that blog I took a week’s “staycation” at home.  The weather wasn’t great (a potential hazard of summers […]

What to keep and what to throw away

By |July 14th, 2017|Categories: Genealogy Blog|

My personal genealogy goal this summer is to finish cleaning out and organizing all of the family “paper” that I’ve accumulated as the family historian.  In all honesty this has been my project for every one of the past three summers […]

Canadian Cousins!

By |June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Genealogy Blog|

This past week is a good example of why I enjoy genealogy so much.  I took the Ancestry DNA test and over time have written and received emails from the folks on my “cousins” list.  Most of those connections were very […]

Virtual Photo Storage Ideas

By |June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Genealogy Blog|

If you are anything like me, not only do you have boxes and boxes of traditional paper photographs but you also have hundreds (thousands?) of photos on your telephone or tablet.  I’m having a hard enough time organizing my family’s photos.  […]

Free, free, free!

By |May 5th, 2017|Categories: Curtis Library, Genealogy Blog|

I just finished reading an interesting article about where to go for free genealogy research tools.  Since I’m always on the hunt for free information , I thought I would pass on the article, titled “No, You DON’T Need a Paid […]

The British in India – genealogy database

By |April 7th, 2017|Categories: Genealogy Blog|

I discovered an interesting genealogy database recently.  My great-grandfather lived in India in the 1840’s and I was doing some research about his life.  I found a free site called “The India Office Family History Search”.  You can find the website […]

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