Tag Archives: General Genealogy

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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DAR Adds the Ability to Order Supporting Documentation, not Just Applications of Ancestors

I have found the ability to order and immediately download DAR applications for Revolutionary War descendants to be very helpful. That service has been provided for quite a while for only $10. Now, in addition, you can order the supporting … Continue reading

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