Randy Seaver

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Saturday Serendipity (July 26, 2014)

Following a hiatus of one week for a trip to Iceland, Saturday Serendipity returns this week with just a handful of mostly photograph-related …

This week’s crème de la crème — July 26, 2014

The bijoux I discovered this week.


Sand Hill — Franco-Americans in Augusta and Gagne-Bellavance Rassemblement: Gatherine in Wells & Ogunquit by …

Follow Friday ~ Fab Finds for July 25, 2014

My Fab Finds for this week are (in no particular order)

Kansas Civil War Soldiers Records by Beth Foulk, author of Genealogy Decoded
• New website you …

Friday Finds – 07/25/14

Weekly column sharing genealogy-related things that I’ve found.

New-to-Me Blogs

Miss E and Me: Showcasing Heritage Crafts, Amanda
• Association of …





GRIP 2014: Leading with DNA

The nationwide moveable village of genealogists appeared in the form of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh at La Roche College in …


A Baker's Dozen of Favorite Genealogy Websites

In 2012 I listed my personal favorites of Top 10 Genealogy websites. I've revised that list and created a baker's dozen of my most-used genealogy …


Column: One tree

Familysearch allows you to collaborate on an integrated family tree that joins everyone, like a Wikipedia for deceased persons. The idea is that …

Helen, Part VII: Another Strukel

With the Elkins marital debacle behind her, Helen Strukel settled into her routine life in her little bungalow home on Jay Dee Street on the …

In the Service of Our Country

So the young lieutenant returning home to Denver after the Great War was welcomed by two sisters with the right names—Florence and Regina …

The Missing Link

…is still missing.

What appears at first to be the smoking gun conclusively connecting this Denver guy we’ve been researching—Harry A. Sullivan—with …

Where’s Harry?

In trying to locate any information on Harry Sullivan, son of Julia Creahan Sullivan of Denver, Colorado, it seemed fairly uncomplicated—up to a …


Survey results: The comments provide additional insight

To connect with other members who share the same ancestry back to early America and the colonies.

The ability to communicate with like-minded …

Survey results indicate genealogists join societies for camaraderie

Are you listening, genealogical societies? Here are the results to last week’s survey question: What are the most important factors that make you

Genealogy Tips From the “Who Do You Think You Are?” Premiere With Cynthia Nixon

Who watched the season premiere of "Who Do You Think You Are?" last night? (Warning: Spoilers ahead!)

The show followed Cynthia Nixon's search along …


5th Unlock the Past Cruise – The First Couple of Days

Posted on 27 July 2014 | 1 comment

In my last post I told you that we’d arrived in London, and the fun and traipsing we did around London, so now I’d …

5th Unlock the Past Cruise – The Pre-Cruise Days

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 2 comments

Well the 5th Unlock the Past cruise is underway, and as we’re stopped in port today (with internet of some sort, …

Tower of London

Using Old Maps

I have done a lot of work with maps and searches for maps. As a geologist, making and using maps were great part of my work. They were invaluable …

FREE Genealogy Books – Read the Fine Print and Don’t Get Duped!

Beware of what appears to be a “free book scam” that I’m seeing more and more each day as I read through my Google Alerts. One of the alerts is for …

Genea-Musings: Best of the Genea-Blogs - 20 to 26 July 2014

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 20 to 26 July 2014

Hundreds of genealogy and family history bloggers write thousands of posts every week about their …

Genea-Musings: Day 0 at the Genealogy Jamboree 2014

Day 0 at the Genealogy Jamboree 2014

It's been a rather quiet day here at the SCGS Genealogy jamboree 2014. Perhaps that's because it hasn't started …

Genea-Musings: Day 1 at the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014

Day 1 at the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014

Friday, 6 June, was a very full day at the SCGS Jamboree. This was the official first day.

After breakfast at …


Genea-Musings: Day 2 at the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014

Day 2 at the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014

Saturday was another busy day at the Jamboree in Burbank. Here was my day:

* Ate breakfast with several …

Genea-Musings: Day 3 at SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014

Day 3 at SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014

Sunday, 8 June, was the last day of the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014. They announced later that there were 1,388 …


Genea-Musings: SCGS Genealogy Jamboree Blog Compendium 2014

SCGS Genealogy Jamboree Blog Compendium 2014

This post will serve as a compendium of all of the genealogy blogs written at and about the events and …


Elyse and Gini at Jamboree

I love to take pictures of my geneablogging friends at conferences. Here is one I took today of Elyse Doerflinger (on the left) and Gini Webb on the …

Blogger Summit Panel Discussion

The Blogger Summit panel discussion on Saturday morning, 7 June. Panelists are (from left): Heather Wilkinson Rojo, Blaine Bettinger, Thomas MacEntee …