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Genealogy Blogging – What Does The Future Hold

What Does the Future Hold for Genealogy Bloggers? The buzz around the Genealogy Blogging World lately has been discussion about the future of Genealogy Blogging – is it going to survive in a world that wants everything condensed into 140 Twitter  characters and quick updates on Facebook? Thomas MacEntee over at Geneabloggers recently announced that Read More

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2013 National Abolitionist Fall of Fame and Museum Inductees Announced

Four Abolitionists Named to Hall of Fame   On January 31, 1865 the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States was proposed to the legislatures of the States by the 38th Congress, and by the end of that year the amendment was ratified: Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude … shall exist within the Read More

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Carnival of Genealogy – Goals for 2011

Jasia at Creative Gene Blog has issued a challenge to the Genealogy Blogging Community to publicly announce our goals for 2011. Complete the transcription of the Brown Family Reunion letters, notes, and minutes. As more genealogy information is unearthed, update the Brown Family Genealogy Database (after researching and verifying, of course). Looking into the possibility Read More

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Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories – Other Traditions –

  CANDY!  My family was not into the cookies for Christmas, we made candy.  Both my grandparent’s and my family’s houses were like candy stores during the Christmas holiday season. In addition to the homemade types below, you could always find a covered glass candy bowl on Grandma’s table filled with old-fashioned ribbon candy.  We Read More