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Dick Eastman Receives Certificate of Recognition from the Society of Genealogists

Thursday evening, my friend, Dick Eastman, received a certificate of recognition from the Society of Genalogists for his work in producing and publishing his e-newsletter, and blog. Colin Chapman, on behalf of the Society of Genealogists, awarded a “Certificate of Recognition” during a banquet held near the “Who Do You Think You Are? Live!” conference […]

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National Genealogical Society Announces Official Blogger & Social Media Press Registration for the 2014 Conference in Richmond, Virginia May 7 to 10

The following news release is from the National Genealogical Society: Arlington, VA, 30 JANUARY 2014: The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announces the opening of Official Blogger and Social Media Press registration for the 2014 Family History Conference, which will be held 7–10 May 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. In recognition of the important media role played […]

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Throwww.com – The simplest of useful blogging platforms

I spent some time today with what’s got to be the simplest “useful” blogging platform ever built. All you have to do is go to the Throwww.com website, type in a title, and start writing. You don’t even have to log in. You just write, then share the link to what you’ve written. The site […]

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It’s Time to Check Out Dwight Radford’s “The Journey Home Genealogy” Irish Blog Again

Dwight Radford has posted a lot of GREAT STUFF since I last posted a blog about his The Journey Home Genealogy website. His last 5 blogs alone dealt with the following topics: Presbyterian Identity Prince Edward Island Archives Scots-Irish and Muscogee (Creek) Connection The Un-churched Dictionary of the Churched (1811) – Part 2 The Un-Churched […]

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Check Out Dwight Radford’s Journey Home Genealogy Blog

If you’re are doing Irish and/or Scottish genealogy, and you haven’t checked out Dwight Radford’s Journey Home Genealogy blog lately, you might want to do so. He’s posted a lot of good stuff lately. I keep a daily running listing of his blogs at: http://www.genealogyblog.com/?p=18127. Check it out, if you want to get a great […]

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Genealogy Meets the Blogosphere

The following is an excerpt from a good article published in the “Mormon Times” section of the Deseret News on July 14, 2011. SALT LAKE CITY —”I’m just kind of flabbergasted that you found me,” said Margaret Cason, a genealogy blogger from Bountiful, when called for an interview. “I’m not accustomed to having anything I […]

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Mocavo.com Adds Thousands of New Sites to the World’s Largest Free Genealogy Search Engine, Including More Than 3000 Genealogy Blogs

I wrote about Mocavo.com a few weeks ago when I had a brick-wall breakthrough. Now I see that Cliff Shaw has added the genealogy blogs, as well as other genealogist-suggested sites to be searched by his genealogy search engine. Following is a News Release I received last evening. Mocavo.com™ (http://www.mocavo.com), the world’s largest free search […]

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Find My Ancestor Receives a Makeover

My friend, AC Ivory, has redesigned his website. Following is his news release, sent out today. A FRESH LOOK FOR A NEW YEAR Find My Ancestor Has Received a Makeover January 2, 2011 – Taylorsville, UT. Find My Ancestor has announced the redesign and update to their site. The site has received many new pages […]

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California Family History Expos Contest at Geneabloggers

The following was received from my friend, Thomas MacEntee, at Geneabloggers. Win Two Free Admission Tickets Valued at $150 US September 21, 2010 – Chicago, IL. GeneaBloggers, the genealogy community’s resource for genealogy bloggers, is happy to announce the California Family History Expo contest running from September 21, 2010 through September 24, 2010. The prize: […]

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The North Georgia Family History Bulletin

Got Georgia research? If so, you might be interested in the North Georgia Family History Bulletin. Edited by Mike Brubaker, the online monthly periodical deals with Georgia, as well as topics of National interest. The periodical is well done – and free! It’s also available in paper format for $10 a year. The March 2010 […]

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Blogger’s Day 2010 at Ancestry.com

Nine bloggers spent the day at the Ancestry.com facilities on Friday. Most of those in attendance had visited Ancestry.com in January 2009. However, I didn’t because I was just getting back into blogging at that time, after having lost my blog for a few months. So the experience this year was all new to me. […]

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1001 Blog Entries

This post is number 1001 since I got GenealogyBlog up and running again in January. So I just thought I should celebrate a bit this evening. Here’s hoping that the last 1000 blogs were of interest and of use to my readers – and maybe even helped some of you advance your genealogy a bit. […]

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The FTC Asks Bloggers for Full Disclosure – So Here’s Mine

When I opened my morning paper (the Deseret News), this morning, I found an article in the business section titled, “FTC Targets Blog Product Reviews.” The article goes on to explain that the Federal Trade Commission has decided that they should use their authority to “make product information and online reviews more accurate for consumers.” […]

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The 10-Year Gap

In browsing the blogs this evening, I ran across an interesting article called “Filling in That 10-Year Gap,” by Allison Aston at The ProGenealogists Blog. Allison writes about a family whose children were in an orphanage for a period of time following the death of their mother. So when located in the 1900 census, the […]

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Vote for GenealogyBlog for Family Tree Magazine’s Top 40

Thanks for nominating GenealogyBlog for Family Tree Magazine‘s 40 Best GenealogyBlogs. It’s now time to vote – and there are some great blogs in the running! The voting is done by category with the following categories being listed (in the same order I have them listed below). All you’ll have to do is click on […]

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