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Saturday, September 20, 2014
What constitutes genealogical evidence? Part Two: Proof and evidence
Do we really want genealogists to be lawyers and judges? Some genealogists seem bound and determined to convert what is essentially a histor...
Friday, September 19, 2014
8000 Historic Norwegian Maps Online
Thanks to a comment from a reader with a link, I found the following Local History Section of a N...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Generation Compulsion
Which of us in the genealogy world can resist the generation compulsion? We always want to add just ...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Orphans and Orphan Trains
During the years between 1854 and 1929, over 200,000 (estimate) children were taken from the orp...
Discovery of your ancestors vs. Setting out to prove who they are
I have had several discussions lately about two opposing views of genealogy. The first of these opposing views came in the context of an app...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The 23 Wives of Philip Taber II
I have been watching and interesting development in FamilySearch.org 's Family Tree. My ancestor...
Monday, September 15, 2014
What I have learned from Presenting at Genealogy Conferences
You might not have noticed, but the list of my upcoming conference presentations is very short. In contrast, in the past, there were months ...
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