Randy Seaver

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Saturday Serendipity (July 26, 2014)

Following a hiatus of one week for a trip to Iceland, <i>Saturday Serendipity</i> 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.<p><b>Blogs</b><p>Sand Hill — Franco-Americans in Augusta and Gagne-Bellavance Rassemblement: Gatherine in Wells & Ogunquit by …

Rachel McAdams

Follow Friday ~ Fab Finds for July 25, 2014

My Fab Finds for this week are (in no particular order)<p>Kansas Civil War Soldiers Records by Beth Foulk, author of Genealogy Decoded<br>• New website you …

Friday Finds – 07/25/14

<i>Weekly column sharing genealogy-related things that I’ve found.</i><p><b>New-to-Me Blogs</b><p>Miss E and Me: Showcasing Heritage Crafts, Amanda<br>• Association of …

Genealogy

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 …

Wikipedia

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.<p>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.<p>The ability to communicate with like-minded …

Research

Survey results indicate genealogists join societies for camaraderie

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

Sociology

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!)<p>The show followed Cynthia Nixon's search along …

Genealogy

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

Posted on 27 July 2014 | 1 comment<p>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 …

Marco Polo

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

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 2 comments<p>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 …

New York State

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

Best of the Genea-Blogs - 20 to 26 July 2014<p>Hundreds of genealogy and family history bloggers write thousands of posts every week about their …

British Isles

Genea-Musings: Day 0 at the Genealogy Jamboree 2014

Day 0 at the Genealogy Jamboree 2014<p>It's been a rather quiet day here at the SCGS Genealogy jamboree 2014. Perhaps that's because it hasn't started …

San Francisco Bay Area

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

Day 1 at the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014<p>Friday, 6 June, was a very full day at the SCGS Jamboree. This was the official first day.<p>After breakfast at …

Genealogy

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

Day 2 at the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014<p>Saturday was another busy day at the Jamboree in Burbank. Here was my day:<p>* Ate breakfast with several …

Bridal Showers

Genea-Musings: Day 3 at SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014

Day 3 at SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014<p>Sunday, 8 June, was the last day of the SCGS Genealogy Jamboree 2014. They announced later that there were 1,388 …

Genealogy

Genea-Musings: SCGS Genealogy Jamboree Blog Compendium 2014

SCGS Genealogy Jamboree Blog Compendium 2014<p>This post will serve as a compendium of all of the genealogy blogs written at and about the events and …

Genealogy

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 …