Category Archives: Genealogy

Meet Clara LaVina Marsh-Davis Week 2-Photos, #52ancestors

Okay its week two of this wonderful adventure developed by Amy Johnson Crow; 52 Ancestors, 52 Weeks. It simply means I will do something each week revolving around my ancestors. Let me introduce you to Clara LaVina (Marsh) Davis. The … Continue reading

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National Genealogical Society Issues Call for Proposals for its 2019 Family History Conference

Originally posted on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:
The following announcement was written by the National Genealogical Society: ARLINGTON, VA, 2 JANUARY 2018—The National Genealogical Society (NGS) has opened the call for proposals for its 2019 Family History Conference, effective…

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52 Ancestors 52 Weeks -#52Ancestors (AmyJohnsonCrow) One 2018 Goal!

Oh yes, I need to make one or two or several goals for 2018! We all need to consider the guidance of setting goals. There is alway a genealogy brick wall that needs to have some focus or taking a … Continue reading

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It’s time to get a genealogy buddy!

For 2018, we need some inspiration and some team work. Recently, I posted on Facebook about a genealogy challenge I was experiencing, which all of us have at least one (LOL, I know this is an understatement). I am looking … Continue reading

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It’s holiday time in America!

Thanksgiving is near and I often think of how did my ancestors celebrate this holiday. Those from Africa, those from England, and other places. Did any traditions come with them? My immediate families are in various states and I miss … Continue reading

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National Genealogical Society Seeks Nominations for 2018 National Genealogy Hall of Fame

Originally posted on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:
The following announcement was written by the folks at the (U.S.) National Genealogical Society: At the 2017 NGS Conference in the States, held in Raleigh, North Carolina in May, the National Genealogy…

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People of Color Genealogy Research, can it be done at the DAR Library?

Originally posted on Family Tree Girl:
Who is DAR? It is the National Society of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, known as DAR. It is a lineage society and membership is open to any female 18 years and older…

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It is the First Day of the Month: Back Up Your Genealogy Files

Great reminder from Dick Eastman with this blog and the others, such as Dear Myrtle and Thomas MacEntee. Dick makes the emphasis to basically do it now, its the first of the month. What’s key is to test your backup. … Continue reading

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I have something to say about “Taking the Knee”

Let’s get this straight for those of you (my friends and family, fellow Americans) who do not understand and have chosen to call “taking the knee” something that is it not. I am a proud and a patriotic American. My … Continue reading

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Advice to White Supremacists: You Might Not Want to Test Your DNA

Originally posted on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:
UPDATE: This news story is mushrooming. The original news article listed in the article below has since been knocked offline, probably because thousands of people were accessing it simultaneously. However, dozens of…

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