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Utah's government recently decided that Ancestry will get $ 20 million in tax relief to still leave its headquarters in Lehi, Utah. The decision is based on Ancestry having plans for 500 new employees and an investment of about $ 90 million in Utah. The plans extend over a 9-year...
The following announcement was written by American Ancestors, also known as New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS): A Massachusetts Statewide Student Essay Competition Will Commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the Landing of the Mayflower American Ancestors|New England Historic Genealogical Society Challenges Massachusetts Students to Reflect Upon the Relevance of the Voyage of the Mayflower 400 Years after Its Arrival January 14, 2020—Boston,...
The following announcement was written by the Federation of Genealogical Societies: FEDERATION OF GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES AND NATIONAL PARK SERVICE ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF U.S.-MEXICAN WAR SOLDIER & SAILOR DATABASE January 14, 2020 – Austin, TX. and Brownsville, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and the National Park Service’s Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park (NPS) announce the launch of the U.S.-Mexican War...
NOTE:The following article is off-topic. That is, it has nothing to do with family history, DNA, or any other genealogy-related topic. If you are looking for genealogy articles, you might want to skip this one. Instead, this article is about some of my favorite topics: the latest software and hardware along with saving money and the use of computer hardware...
Dick Eastman · January 14, 2020 · Books, Scams · No Comments Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh From an article by Paula Reed Ward in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “The two men accused of taking more than $8 million worth of rare books and parts of books from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and then Read more on Eastman's Genealogy...
DNA databases are beginning to spread in scope, both in terms of suppliers and, not least, in the amount of DNA that is stored. Even if you have not submitted your DNA yourself you can be found in these databases. A relative of yours may have submitted a DNA sample...
The National Archives is constantly working to simplify access to the family history sources and the information they contain. There are especially two changes that will make your work about finding your ancestors far easier from 2020. Through a cooperation between Ancestry, MyHeritage and FamilySearch, all church registries from...
Like many other cultures in foreign countries, the settlers in New Zealand had social gatherings. South of Norsewood, in the Wairarapa area, there was annually held "ring rider parties" with competitions that showed the participants' skills in different ways. Read also: Norwegian emigrants to New Zealand
The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman. Most of today’s genealogists use some sort of computer program to keep track of the information found during their searches. Popular programs include RootsMagic, Legacy Family Tree, Family Tree Builder, Reunion, Family Historian, AncestralQuest, Family Tree Maker, Heredis, Mac Family Tree, and quite a few...
Dick Eastman · January 13, 2020 · Software · No Comments Gramps (an abbreviation for Genealogical Research and Analysis Management Programming System) is a very popular, powerful, and FREE genealogy program that was first developed for Linux and UNIX systems. It has since been ported to Windows and Macintosh systems. As stated on the Gramps Read more...
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