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Orphan Train

Tom Riley spoke last night about the Orphan Train which was a supervised welfare program that transported orphaned and homeless children from crowded eastern cities of the United States to foster homes in rural areas of the Midwest.  During Mr. Riley’s lecture there was a … Continue reading

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Google Books Advance Search Tip

By using Google Books recently, I was able to assist someone in finding information on his ancestor. I am a big fan of Google Books and its advanced search engine, so I am happy to share this tip with anyone … Continue reading

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Our Next Genealogy Program

Join us this Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00 pm when “The Legal Genealogist” Judy Russell will speak on the topic of conflicting evidence and how to resolve it. This program is free and open to all. 

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Some DNA Questions and Answers

Since yesterday (April 25) was National DNA Day, I thought it would be a good time to share some questions that some family researchers have asked me about genealogy and DNA. 1.       My siblings and I are going to have … Continue reading

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Our Next Genealogy Program

Join us for our next genealogy program on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:00 pm. This program is free and open to all.

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Our Next Genealogy Program

Join us for our next genealogy program on Wednesday, March 28 at 7:00 pm. This program is free and open to all.

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New York Roman Catholic Parish Records

FindMyPast (a subscription database) has just announced that they have added to their collection the New York Roman Catholic parish records. You can find more information about this new collection by going to the FindMyPast blog post https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-2541664179.html There is also … Continue reading

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Listing of Genealogical Websites

Attached is a listing of some genealogical websites for you to explore. You might have to register with some of them, but you do not need a paid subscription to use their databases. If you have any suggestions to add to the … Continue reading

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Alt for Norge and a Link to Norwegian Genealogy Guidance

Our Family History Roundtable program this month will feature Norwegian culture and family history. Our speaker Christine Campisi was a contestant on Alt for Norge, a popular Norwegian television show, in which Norwegian-Americans compete in a series of cultural, historical, … Continue reading

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Our Next Family History Roundtable Program

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