Genealogy resources help paint a bigger picture

Genealogy resources help paint a bigger picture
Genealogy is about more than just tracing one's family tree — it is about discovering heritage, creating a family narrative and preserving legacy. The search for family history has captivated generations of Canadians, and is growing in popularity as …
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Italian genealogy webinar to be held April 23

Italian genealogy webinar to be held April 23
Melanie Holtz, certified genealogist, will present a webinar about Italian genealogy for beginners at 10:30 a.m. April 23 at the Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N, Dover. Most records used for Italian genealogical research …
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Trumbull-Porter DAR sets genealogy workshop
NAUGATUCK — The Trumbull-Porter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be holding a DAR Genealogy/Lineage Research Workshop to assist those women 18 years of age or older who are interested in joining the DAR, and can prove a …
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GIC, Silver Lake to buy stake in genealogy firm
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC and American private equity firm Silver Lake are acquiring a stake in Ancestry.com, a provider of online family history data and personal DNA testing. Silver Lake and GIC, an existing investor in Ancestry, have …
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Around Acadiana for March 28: Festivals, fundraisers, genealogy and more!

Around Acadiana for March 28: Festivals, fundraisers, genealogy and more!
Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK — Acadiana Advocate reporters Billy Gunn, from left, Lanie Lee Cook and Richard Burgess photographed January 21, 2016. by Richard Burgess, Billy Gunn and Lanie Lee Cook. March 28, 2016; 3:55 p.m..
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Genealogy and DNA program offered at South Jefferson Library
SUMMIT POINT, W.Va. — South Jefferson Library, at the corner of Summit Point Road and Church Street, will host a seminar focusing on genealogy and DNA testing at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3. A genealogical DNA test looks at a person's genome at specific …
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Abington: Explore Your Irish Genealogy at the Public Library

Abington: Explore Your Irish Genealogy at the Public Library
This Saturday, February 27 you can learn how to explore your own Irish roots with nationally-known Abington genealogy researcher, Michael Brophy. “We are accepting up to 60 participants on a first-to-arrive basis,” Abington Public Library Director …
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Maine Irish Heritage Center to host genealogy workshops

Maine Irish Heritage Center to host genealogy workshops
An Introduction to using DNA for Genealogy, 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. Geared towards beginners. Topics will cover the three primary test types and the three major testing companies. Also, learn about the center's DNA project. $ 5 center members, $ 10 others.
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Genealogy groups hosts cemetery research talk
Joyce Beedie, president of the Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society and volunteer for the local history department of the Van Buren District Library will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22. Beedie has been interested in family and local history for …
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February Genealogy Day: Tips 4 Beginning Your Genealogy
This meeting will be about starting your genealogy research. Those in attendance will view youtube videos on beginning your genealogy research with handouts. After which, a discussion period will be conducted. For more information on the JGS' book, …
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Annual genealogy workshop on African diaspora setfor Feb. 13

Annual genealogy workshop on African diaspora setfor Feb. 13
The Buffalo Genealogical Society of the African Diaspora will conduct its third annual James Huff Memorial Genealogy Workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 13 in Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 26 Brunswick Blvd. Society members will discuss methods used …
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Genealogy Today: Photo organization made easy
The newest aid for genealogists that I've become aware of is a program called Forever, Inc. It promises to make “it easy to store, organize, share and print your family photos for generations.” The Forever guarantee states it will preserve, protect and …
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New Canaan Genealogist Uncovers Big 'Detective Story' Of Her Family's Past
Kathleen Tesluk believes that a love of genealogy is innate. “If you're going to be a genealogist, you know when you're born,” said Tesluk, a New Canaan resident. “I think it chooses you.” That doesn't mean it's too late to start. Tesluk says that …
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