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DHHS Commissioner: Schofield case changed the department

DHHS Commissioner: Schofield case changed the department | genealogy | Scoop.it
PORTLAND (WGME) – Sally Ann Schofield was a caseworker and foster parent, for Maine's Department of Health and Human Services, when she caused the death of a child in her custody.Now, she is free woman, released from prison this week.Sally Ann Schofield wa
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Genealogy Insider - 6 Records to Trace Ancestors Who Served in World War I

Genealogy Insider - 6 Records to Trace Ancestors Who Served in World War I | genealogy | Scoop.it
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Dutch medical centre investigates suspected IVF sperm mix-up involving 26 women

Dutch medical centre investigates suspected IVF sperm mix-up involving 26 women | genealogy | Scoop.it
A Dutch medical institution announced an investigation on Tuesday after discovering that up to 26 women may have been fertilised by the wrong sperm cells at its IVF treatment laboratory.
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Canada's record on First Nations child welfare to face scrutiny in Washington

Canada's record on First Nations child welfare to face scrutiny in Washington | genealogy | Scoop.it
The Assembly of First Nations regional chief in Manitoba is warning the state of First Nations child welfare system is in such a sorry state that is a
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12 Million Declassified CIA Pages Now Online

12 Million Declassified CIA Pages Now Online | genealogy | Scoop.it
12 Million Declassified CIA Pages Now Online On Facebook, The Society of American Archivists (SAA) shared this link, The CIA’s Secre
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What is a Genetic Genealogist?

What is a Genetic Genealogist? | genealogy | Scoop.it
Is there such a thing as a “genetic genealogist” in genealogy today? Should there be such a thing? In a previous post (“The DNA Era of Genealogy”) we talked about how DNA is…
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Identifying Family Photographs: 5 Types of 19th Century Photos

Have you ever wished you had a photo of a long ago ancestor? Wouldn't it be great to find out what great-grandpa Bert or great-grandma Olive looked like?
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Using Yearbooks For Genealogical Research

Looking through our school yearbooks evoke for many of us cherished memories of youth. They may almost present laughable (for me personally, cringe-worthy) moments when we see awkward photos of ourselves.
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For adopted Koreans, a DNA test can be a shortcut to birth families

For adopted Koreans, a DNA test can be a shortcut to birth families | genealogy | Scoop.it
For years, South Korea was the world’s leading baby exporter. Since the 1950s, it has sent about 200,000 children abroad for adoption, including about 150,000 to the United States.
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What’s In a Name? Challenges We Face With Family or Pet Nicknames

Names are important in genealogy research. But names can be confusing and can add challenges for the genealogist.
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The Most Common Birth Dates

The Most Common Birth Dates | genealogy | Scoop.it
Funny pictures about The Most Common Birth Dates. Oh, and cool pics about The Most Common Birth Dates. Also, The Most Common Birth Dates photos.
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Photo Detective with Maureen A. Taylor - On the Web: Breathtaking Panoramic Photos of Ancestors' Towns

Photo Detective with Maureen A. Taylor - On the Web: Breathtaking Panoramic Photos of Ancestors' Towns | genealogy | Scoop.it
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How zip codes helped organize America

How zip codes helped organize America | genealogy | Scoop.it
Zip codes were invented in 1963 to help the United States Postal Service deal with huge increases in mail volume.
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Genealogy Insider - Resolution Rules of Thumb for Scanning Old Family Photos and Documents

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Genealogy Insider - 9 Things You Can Learn About Your Ancestors From the Cemetery

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17-year-old boy drowns at Missouri group home

SMITHTON (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool at a Missouri group home.
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10 Ways to Jumpstart Your Genealogy When it Stalls

10 Ways to Jumpstart Your Genealogy When it Stalls | genealogy | Scoop.it
The proverbial brick wall. We all hit it at one time or another. You've searched every single document you can think of but you simply can't get past a certain time period or event for an ancestor.
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