Tag Archives: General Genealogy

Find A Grave as a Source – Memorials and Photos

Isn’t Find A Grave a fabulous resource that we could not have fathomed 20 years ago? Do you think it would be safe to say that at this point, nearly all genealogists have used Find A Grave? It is a … Continue reading

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Diggin’ Up Graves – Favorite Posts of 2014 and 2015

Diggin’ Up Graves – Favorite Posts of 2014 and 2015 I began this blog as a response to Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge, which began on 1 January 2014. The name, “Diggin’ Up Graves,” is courtesy of … Continue reading

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DNA Adoptee Contacts and My Heartache

It’s Fall. I love Fall. For the past few years, I have not loved Fall. It was not a time of beauty – it was a time of dying. But, at least this year, it has been one of those … Continue reading

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On-Line Newspaper Archive Free Weekends and Subscription Renewals – Find My Past & Newspapers.com

Usually, I bypass free weekends. I just feel like it’s a trick or something. Like I’m going to have to give them my credit card number just to try it for free. The Find My Past free weekend wasn’t like … Continue reading

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23andMe Downloadable IBD Segment File Hair Pulling

Everyone has pet peeves, or at least I would assume so. Some of mine just related to grammar are when people confuse “bring” and “take,” use “that” when they should use “who,” randomly use commas that should go or not … Continue reading

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