Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Easy to read and highly informative, the article gives key elements in starting your Irish ancestor research.
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Friday, June 26, 2020
Thursday, 2-Jul-20 at 7:00 PM: DNA Basics--Learn about the types of DNA tests used for genealogy and popular testing companies. We compare the benefits of each type of test and each company’s database. This meeting focuses on Ancestry DNA. Online class—webinar, Manning/Luce.
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Saturday, 4-Jul-20 at 10:00 AM:Family Tree Maker User Group--Questions & Answers and Demonstration of how to use the Family Tree Maker genealogical database software, Online class—webinar, Bryan
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The index offers the name and the date the obituary appeared in the newspaper. If you find a name of interest, you can request it from the library. The email for the library is provided on the landing page.
Monday, June 22, 2020
From the landing page, locate the link "Search a Database" located in the left pane of the web page. That will take you to several links you can follow to finally land on an alphabetized PDF file. The information you can find includes name, grave location, and dates of birth, death, and burial. There are also indicators if the deceased had military affiliation.
The landing page has links to the individual cemeteries where you can find photos and maps.
Friday, June 19, 2020
Thursday, June 18, 2020
You do not get an abundance of information above name, name, date of death, name of unit, serial number, and maybe home state. But if you find a ancestors record, you now know enough to continue your research and perhaps track down his records at the National Archives.
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Sunday, June 14, 2020
You can translate the site to English (look for the button in the upper right corner of the landing page), but that translates the headings, not the articles themselves.
The reader has a nice feature. When you click on an article in the image of the paper you are interested in, a transcribed version of the article appears in the left page of the window.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Thursday, June 11, 2020
National Institute for Genealogical Studies offers free Webinar and More During 20th Anniversary Celebration
Here is what is available to you from The National Institute:
* Saturday, June 27, 2020: a FREE online fun-filled day with Gena Phillibert-Ortega: talks and games;
* $10,000 worth of prizes;
* one of three free courses available to everyone;
* one of six courses at 50% off;
* 15% off any one package.
For more information: http://blog.genealogicalstudies.com/2020/05/all-day-special-event/
Or you can contact The National Institute directly at:
1-800-580-0165 ext 1
Sunday, June 7, 2020
Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
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Friday, June 5, 2020
Meeting ID: 880 6405 0975