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Diaries published: 103 (22 days since last diary on Fri May 01, 2015 at 08:59 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 4834 (4 days since last comment on Tue May 19, 2015 at 07:01 AM PDT)

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Most Recommended Diary: Umm... there's a lady present..., 61 comments, 137 recommends

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One of the fun aspects of genealogy for me has been tracking down places my ancestors lived. On my father's side of the family, I've been to most of the places which are still extant where ancestors ...
by mayim
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 08:59 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
On my recent research trip to Scotland and Ireland, I spent lots of time in various archives and libraries. (Yeah, I managed to fit in some other stuff.... a few pictures here ....). I'm pretty ...
by mayim
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 08:59 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Brick walls. Ancestors who appear to have been aliens dropped from outer space. Anyone researching their family tree runs into people like these :-( My recent research trip has me thinking that it'...
by mayim
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 08:59 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I recently spent a day cozily tucked in the National Records of Scotland (a.k.a. the Scottish national archives), investigating a thief and a minister ~ not the same person ;-) Let's leave the ...
by mayim
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 08:59 AM PST with 22 Recommends
Along with descent from a Native American princess, it's one of the biggest genealogical myths.... something 'everyone' knows. That names were changed at Ellis Island. Nope, names weren't changed ...
by mayim
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 08:59 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Last week, Klompendanser wrote about genealogy books , a wonderful topic. This week, I'm going to look at good genealogical reads that are born digital.... so, pretty much blogs, with a few ...
by mayim
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Dec 26, 2014 at 08:59 AM PST with 16 Recommends

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