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Genealogy Roundup, March 28

By |March 28th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: More fallen heroes identified and on their way home, celebrity roots, yoga in cemeteries, multinational reunions, and more …

Seton Shields Genealogy Grant #203: Vine Lake Preservation Trust

By |March 22nd, 2018|

I have awarded my latest grant (the first of multiple recipients this quarter) to the Vine Lake Preservation Trust of Medfield, MA to assist with enhancements to their website search feature and app.

Genealogy Roundup, March 21

By |March 21st, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Four fallen members of the military, including one missing for more than 70 years, are on their way home. RIP and welcome home, Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz, Army Sgt. 1st Class Harry Harkness, Pvt Rudolph Johnson, and Cpl. James Ivory Jubb.

Genealogy Roundup, March 14

By |March 14th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Bad news for genealogy research in NYC, Katy Perry's roots, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, March 7

By |March 7th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: 23andMe is in the news – real news and satirical "news" ;-)

Genealogy Roundup, February 28

By |February 28th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: wanderlust, decorating with genealogy as the inspiration, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, February 21

By |February 21st, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: What family members shared in obituaries for deceased loved ones who perhaps hadn't spent their lives in the most aboveboard way, saving a graveyard from development, a new resource for genealogical research, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, February 14

By |February 14th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Forgotten aspects of chain migration, pirate DNA, Rachel Maddow’s roots, deciphering old handwriting, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, February 7

By |February 7th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: grim history beneath a Baltimore parking lot, homes for sale for $1.25 in an effort to keep a Sardinian town alive, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, January 31

By |January 31st, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Ancestry has seriously upped its advertising game with a Brexit themed musical, speaking up about hypocrisy, a Lt. governor is sworn into office holding a copy of his ancestor's manumission document, Victorian hair shrines, and more . . .