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Into the swamp

Up to whatever in alligators No. No, no, no. Not that swamp. The Legal Genealogist isn't going anywhere near a comment about that swamp. This is a different kind of swamp altogether. It's the week before the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy where I'm coordinating an...

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From the Roots of a Tree: 2018

The genealogy of a national hero Today -- January 15, 2018 -- would have been the 89th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was born 15 January 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. And those of us old enough to remember know only too well that he died 4 April 1968, on a...

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Big steps forward at MyHeritageDNA

Better matching, a chromosome browser The standard advice when it comes to DNA testing has long been the same. Test everybody you can, getting the results into as many databases as you can. The simple reason is that DNA testing -- and particularly autosomal DNA...

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For the record…

What “chain migration” looks like Somewhere around 1886, Auguste Paulina Graumüller and her husband Herman Franz Schreiner left their home in what is now the German state of Thuringen (Thuringia in English) and came to America.[1. See 1910 U.S. census, City of...

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IGHR 2018 registration tomorrow

You snooze, you lose Wake up! There isn't a single moment to waste! It's down-to-the-wire-nail-biting-mouse-hand-warming-up-get-ready time. Because tomorrow, Saturday, January 13th, is the Big Day if you're hoping to get in on an unparalleled opportunity for...

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