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Tracking My Mother’s Mother’s Mother’s…

Having tested my mitochondrial DNA (on FTDNA) to expand my mother’s lines, I am in the process of doing a RootsMagic database to track those families and add evidence.  As soon as my DNA results were posted in early 2014

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December Genealogy To-Do

Well, in November I managed (finally!) to finish the transcription of the Michael Marten 1750 will.  I needed the help of the wills-mistress of the Sussex Family History Group on several place names as well as the name of the

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An Orphan Finds a Home

I recently became the very pleased recipient of an orphaned photograph.  I received the newest Huron County Kinologist in the mail a week or two ago, and actually sat down to read it (rather than my more usual habit of

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November Genealogy To-Do

For October, I want to report that I tried and really liked the 25 x 25 challenge I set for myself at the beginning of the month.  I found the tracking calendar that is at Don’t Break the Chain (you

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Genealogy Do-Over: To Do or Not To Do?

I have been thinking lately about joining the MacEntee Genealogy Do-Over group for real (not just reading the Facebook page!).  I am, as they say, in the contemplative phase.  Friends could tell you that I am frequently in the contemplative

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