Genealogy Notes

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Genealogy Notes

Jobs That No Longer Exist, or Have Different Names Today

Jobs That No Longer Exist, or New Names Ever run across reference to ‘William was a ___ for 20 years’ and you have no clue what that was? Someone has compiled a list of those jobs with an explanation. Some examples: BATMAN – officers servant in the army BILLIER / BILLYMAN – operated a Billy

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Essex County, Virginia Digitized Records

Essex County, Virginia Digitized Records FamilySearch has some digitized records if you know where to find them. It can sometimes seem like magic finding them. I admit to being one of those that use the generic search engine and being often frustrated with the results. Luckily there are some magical people in genealogy groups that

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America’s Newspapers – Free to Search!

America’s Newspapers Free to search, copy and to share. Search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1777-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. Rights and Reproductions The Library of Congress believes that

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DNA SNP Tracker

DNA SNP Tracker Using the DNA SNP Tracker, you enter your terminal SNP or a primary SNP associated with your line. An approximate location and timeline will be displayed. ?Know your SNPs? Try it now by going to the SNP Tracker and entering a SNP ?Do not know your SNPs, but have taken an Ancestry

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To find his, he collects and shares what he finds. His Pokemon strategy is to collect them all while finding his.

Bill Golden