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Diaries published: 13 (278 days since last diary on Fri Aug 29, 2014 at 09:24 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 748 (33 days since last comment on Fri May 01, 2015 at 04:16 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 174

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: GFHC Open Thread: The Holy Grail, 99 comments, 16 recommends

People Following Jim H: 2

Jim H's Most Recent Diaries:

I've had a great genealogy-filled summer this year. Well, at least as "genealogy-filled" as I'm going to get as long as I have children living at home. Now, that doesn't necessarily mean that I ...
by Jim H
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2014 at 09:24 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
This isn't a long one this week; but volunteers for hosting Open Threads have been a bit sparse as of late. So, I thought I'd come out of hiding and pull my weight with a little quickie diary about ...
by Jim H
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 09:05 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
About the time he retired in the early 90's, my uncle took up an interest in genealogy. He spent at least a decade searching records, corresponding with distant relatives, and visiting them when ...
by Jim H
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 09:02 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Back in December, Lady Libertine suggested somebody write a diary on interviewing and getting oral histories from our elderly family members. I know this is a bit late, but since I didn't notice ...
by Jim H
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 09:11 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
My grandfather probably sometime around 1946 which would make him about 56 here (give or take). On March 1st, 1913, the RMS Hesperian docked in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Among her passengers was my ...
by Jim H
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 08:10 AM PST with 15 Recommends
In Part 1 , we learned about Jacob and Elisabeth Holstein's origins near Stuttgart and their attempt at farming the swampy heathlands of Schleswig-Holstein for Denmark. Jacob's farming skills were ...
by Jim H
Comment Count 79 comments on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 09:05 AM PST with 15 Recommends

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