Monthly Archives: October 2014

News from the Board for Certification of Genealogists

Originally posted on Planting the Seeds:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 October 2014 BOARD FOR CERTIFICATION OF GENEALOGISTS DISCUSSES CERTIFICATION, WELCOMES JEANNE LARZALERE BLOOM, CG, AS NEW PRESIDENT Genealogists seeking board certification will have a clearer idea of portfolio requirements following…

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Anderson Cooper traces his family’s roots through the Deep South

Originally posted on Anderson Cooper 360:
You are used to seeing Anderson Cooper telling other people’s stories on AC360, now he is telling his own.  Anderson has been tracing his family’s roots and uncovered remarkable secrets that he never imagined. For the…

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Monique talks about breaking down the walls

Monique and I have something in common. Our ancestors hail from the same county, Jefferson County, Virginia, and as of June 20, 1863, West Virginia. Hers were enslaved and my were free, at least two of the known families. We … Continue reading

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Ancestry Destroys Irreplaceable DNA Database

Originally posted on DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy:
In spite of petitions and letters and pleas, from their customers, from the genealogy community and from the leaders in genetic genealogy, Ancestry did exactly what they said they would do – they…

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