Genealogy Do Over 2016

Is it crazy to do a “Do-Over” when you are in the middle of working on your certification?  I am about to find out.  Through the years, I have accumulated what looks like tons of documents, photos, and other “stuff” and not exactly kept the best track of it all.  BUT, with the new year… Continue reading

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Genealogy Question- Lineage Societies- To join or not to join?

My family tree has been traced back through multiple lines to some pretty interesting origins.  Between my hubby and I, we have representation of both males and females in almost every American War somewhere in our family tree.  We also have multiple immigrant origin stories.  Until recently, I had not really thought about how this… Continue reading

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BCG Webinar- “Do You Have the Reflexes You Need to Become Certified?”

I hate being late.  If I am late, I usually miss the good stuff.  Let’s hope that isn’t true of this evenings webinar put on by the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG).  Harold Henderson presented “Do You Have the Reflexes You Need to Become Certified?”    In this webinar, Harold will discussed some of the… Continue reading

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Fold3 – Free Access to the Native American Collection

Do you have Native American ancestry? Or are you interested in Native American history? Then explore Fold3’s Native American Collection for free November 1-15. Titles in this collection include: Ratified Indian Treaties (1722-1869): Ratified treaties that occurred between the United States government and American Indian tribes. Also included are presidential proclamations, correspondence, and treaty negotiation… Continue reading

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Census Sunday – Francois Chatel family

After taking the Boston University Certificate of Genealogical Research course, I started really taking a look at my previous research.  I have amassed a ton of documentation but have I really analyzed that evidence.  No.  I have not.  So, I have started a project to go back through my decades of research and take a… Continue reading

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