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Genealogy Roundup, July 25

By |July 25th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: A soldier killed in World War II is returned home for burial nearly 74 years after his death, an exciting new project from Reclaim the Records, DNA braids, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, July 11

By |July 11th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: How do you create a Jimmy Fallon?, The man who left behind 50,000 images of North American buildings taken over nearly twenty years and more than 100,000 miles, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, April 18

By |April 18th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: generational photo recreations, celebrity roots, a milestone reached in Army repatriation cases, a story of Titanic survivors, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, April 11

By |April 11th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Hoping to welcome Tuskegee airman Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson home soon, the woman who sold her home to find her Welsh roots, RIP and welcome home CPL William C. McDowell and Staff Sgt. Marshall F. Kipina, volunteers who enjoy history and can read cursive wanted, and more . . .

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, 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, 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 . . .

Genealogy Roundup, January 17

By |January 17th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: a World War II soldier's remains are returned home to be laid to rest, Chinese genealogy, tracing Napoleon's heirs, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, January 3

By |January 3rd, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: An ad from Ancestry featuring descendants of signers of the Declaration of Independence; two years of work and sifting through more than 5 meters of dirt and clay in a French farm field culminates in the return home of a WWII fighter pilot's remains; an article exploring the role stories, context and shared memories play in helping a family to prosper, and much more!

Genealogy Roundup, December 27

By |December 27th, 2017|

In this week's Roundup: Reclaim the Records has obtained and published almost 100 years' worth of public death records from Buffalo, NY. Check out the article for more info and to see what's next!