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GenealogyandFamilyHistory.com » Blog Archive » Using Your iPad to Write Your Family History

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Great-grandfather's 1914 misfortune turns into genealogy gold strike today

Great-grandfather's 1914 misfortune turns into genealogy gold strike today | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
Imagine traveling overseas, a war breaks out and you’ve lost your passport. What do you do? Well, I would probably go to the nearest American Consulate.
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Cloud storage: a pricing and feature guide for consumers

Cloud storage: a pricing and feature guide for consumers | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
Which cloud storage services offer apps on what platforms, and which ones offer the best pricing? Ars answers these questions and more.
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Marian's Roots and Rambles: Terms of Service: Official Response from Ancestry.com

Marian's Roots and Rambles: Terms of Service: Official Response from Ancestry.com | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
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Ancestry.com Offers all WWII Content FREE through April 30 - Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

Ancestry.com Offers all WWII Content FREE through April 30 - Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
The following announcement was written by Ancestry.com: In 1940, Americans were recovering from the Great Depression and on the brink of entering a world war. The recently released 1940 U.S.
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NYPL Milstein Suspense Trailer

History has secrets, but secrets don't stay hidden if you know where to look. What will you find?
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Digital Files May Last Much, Much Longer than Paper or Microfilm - Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

Digital Files May Last Much, Much Longer than Paper or Microfilm - Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
NOTE: This is an updated version of an article I originally published nearly two years ago. A newsletter reader sent an email today in which he questioned the life expectancy of digital files versus paper.
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Joe Biden: Digging back into his roots to move Obama forward

Joe Biden: Digging back into his roots to move Obama forward | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
Starting Friday, when the vice president travels to Ohio to open a new offensive by calling the GOP candidates out by name, he will put all his family connections to use as the Obama campaign’s relater in chief.
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The Historical Society: Capitalism and Colonialism

The Historical Society: Capitalism and Colonialism | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
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Tree Notes is a universal, very user friendly and powerful note manager that organizes your notes in a tree.

Tree Notes is a universal, very user friendly and powerful note manager that organizes your notes in a tree. | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
Tree Notes is a universal, very user friendly and powerful note manager that organizes your notes in a tree.Tree Notes allows you to store an unlimited number of notes in a single file, organized using ...
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New Genealogy Blogs February 25, 2012 | GeneaBloggers

New Genealogy Blogs February 25, 2012 | GeneaBloggers | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
13 newly-discovered genealogy blogs this week at GeneaBloggers covering all types of genealogy!
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The French Genealogist is up and running | Généalogie Numérique

The French Genealogist is up and running | Généalogie Numérique | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it

Généalogie Numérique is proud to announce the release of its new service dedicated to American, Cajun, Acadian and Hispanic Family History. http://www.thefrenchgenealogist.com/

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Two Death Certificates: One Person

Two Death Certificates: One Person | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
For the first time in my research, I have found two death certificates for the same person, filled out by two different people. As if the missing and inaccurate records aren’t enough to make me c...
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(Mis)Adventures Of A Genealogist: Strange Misadventures in Research

(Mis)Adventures Of A Genealogist: Strange Misadventures in Research | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
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The Armchair Genealogist

The Armchair Genealogist | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it

8 Ways to Get Involved in the Online Genealogy Community

 

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Ancestry.com Inc. to Acquire Archives.com

Ancestry.com Inc. to Acquire Archives.com | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it

PROVO, Utah, Apr 25, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Ancestry.com Inc. ACOM +5.20% announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Archives.com, a family history website, for approximately $100 million in cash and assumed liabilities.

 

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Mysteries, Scandals, and an Ancestor’s True Identity Revealed

Mysteries, Scandals, and an Ancestor’s True Identity Revealed | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
Jonathan Rhoades images from www.nextech.de/ma51regt/ I honestly never gave a second thought to researching Jonathan Rhoades, even though I tell genealogists all the time to look beyond the blood line at friends, neighbors, and associates.  You may...
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Ancestry.ca Offers Free Access to French-Canadian Collection - Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

Ancestry.ca Offers Free Access to French-Canadian Collection - Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
The following announcement was written by Ancestry.ca: MONTREAL (April 12, 2012) Ancestry.ca, Canada’s leading family history website, is giving Francophones a reason to stay close to their computers this weekend with unprecedented access to its...
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(+) How to Copy Old Home Movies to Modern Video Formats - Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

(+) How to Copy Old Home Movies to Modern Video Formats - Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman. Do you have boxes of old 8-millimeter home movies? If so, I'd suggest you copy them immediately to more modern media.
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Photos : 116 ans d’archives du New York Times

Photos : 116 ans d’archives du New York Times | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it

Le New York Times nous livre un cadeau d'une valeur inestimable : depuis le 27 février, le prestigieux quotidien américain met en ligne ses photos d’archive. Les plus anciennes datant de 1896.

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Adventures in Genealogy Education: RootsTech Videos Now Online

Adventures in Genealogy Education: RootsTech Videos Now Online | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
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Notable Genealogy Blog Posts, 4 March 2012

Notable Genealogy Blog Posts, 4 March 2012 | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
The following recent blog posts are those that I consider important or notable. Unlike other similar blog lists, I cannot guarantee that they will all be from the past week. (Some weeks I simply do...
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GenealogyandFamilyHistory.com » Blog Archive » Baptismal Records – Helping to Scale Your Brick Walls

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DearMYRTLE's Genealogy Blog: FamilySearch: 2.8 million new records this week

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The Historical Society: The Battle of Olustee, February 20, 1864

The Historical Society: The Battle of Olustee, February 20, 1864 | Geeks and Genealogy | Scoop.it
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