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I have one living grandparent—my father’s mother, who’s 88.Nana.I visited Nana recently and went through the usual activities—talking about myself in …Genealogy
The remains of Richard III may be locked away in a coffin to be reburied this week, but the 15th-century king's genome is still offering scientists a chance to unravel royal mysteries.
After scientists uncovered evidence of infidelity in Richard's family tree last year, they announced Wednesday …Genealogy
LONDON (AP) — Richard III was finally getting the ceremony and honor a king deserves, 530 years after his ignominious death in battle.
Hundreds of people, including some in period costume and armor, turned out in Leicestershire on Sunday to watch a procession carrying the remains of the medieval …Richard III
Locating Vital Records in Poland Using Online Resources
Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz
19 March 2015
Suggested U.S. resources for obtaining documents …Genealogy
Generally, major, national, and most large-city newspapers only publish obituaries for the famous, the prominent, or people considered significant. …Genealogy
Introduction: Mary Harrell-Sesniak is a genealogist, author and editor with a strong technology background. In this guest blog post, Mary explains …Genealogy
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Cecile Jensen, co-director of the Polonica Americana Research Institute of the Polish Mission, talks to Robbe DiPietro, director …Poland
A rare Roman tombstone discovered facedown weeks ago in England proved to be even more spectacular on Wednesday, when archaeologists turned it over.
The inscription on the front of the tombstone, discovered at a dig in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, reads: "To the spirits of the …England
It's easy to think of the alphabet we recite and use as something fixed but, like almost everything in language, it changes. We call it Roman, but the Romans wouldn't have recognized our 'J,' 'U' or 'W.' Their 'I' covered the noise we usually make with 'J,' and their 'V' covered some of the sounds …British Isles
Many people get confused when conducting searches for their Eastern German forebears; this is especially true if those forebears purport to have been …
YEREVAN, 6 FEBRUARY, ARMENPRESS. The extraordinary escape from the 'Armenian Genocide' of Kim Kardashian's ancestors - thanks to a 'prophet' who …
Eleven fathers of Asia: 800 million modern men descended from ancient leaders - including Genghis Khan
Scientists from the University of Leicester analysed Y chromosomes from 5,000 men from 127 populations across Asia and found 11 DNA sequences that …Asia
Interesting events! Yesterday, Bob Coret realized that there were two versions of GEDCOM 5.5. Bob wrote on his Google Plus account yesterday:I …Blast from the Past
Find out how to get articles about your ancestors' family history via historic, old and new newspapers.
260k+ Wyoming Newspaper Records …
After the death of King Abdullah, the Saudi Kingdom is facing its biggest dynastic challenge in 50 years.
Abdullah's half-brother Salman, 79, will now assume the throne, with the 69-year-old Muqrin his crown prince and heir.
After that, the power passes to a select few of Saudi Arabia founder King …Succession
Sources: Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia; staff reports.
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Click on the above image to view the full sized infographic on the Crestview site.Crestleaf has an interesting infographic that helps confirm the …Thomas Jefferson
How maps created for fire insurers show the evolution of cities.
Sanborn maps are crowded with detail and color. So is their history.
Daniel A. Sanborn created these maps for one, very specific (and kind of dry) reason: to provide insurers a catalogue of city structures that could be fire risks. But …Maps
Researchers have found a key that may unlock the only library of classical antiquity to survive along with its documents, raising at least a possibility of recovering vanished works of ancient Greek and Roman authors such as the lost books of Livy’s history of Rome.
The library is that of a villa in …Eruption
Back in the interwar period, Poland was one of the most ethnically diverse countries in Europe. Minorities made up 31% of population. Ukrainians, …
In keeping with the number 7, as in my 7th blogiversary I celebrated yesterday at …
Icelanders love keeping track of how they're related, which has made them "the world champions of human genetics.”
A commercial for an Icelandic phone company from a few years ago depicted a couple waking up after a one-night stand. They both pick up their smart phones. They both log into a …Genetics
Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, and war hero William Scollay buried a time capsule in Boston more than 200 years ago, and we're finally seeing what's inside.
Museum conservators found newspapers, coins, a copper medal, a silver plaque, and other items in the capsule. One coin pulled from the capsule was …Time Capsules
FamilySearch International, the Church’s worldwide Internet genealogy service and the largest such service in the world, is observing a milestone …Genealogy
The Genographic Project recently released the most refined evolutionary tree of the human Y chromosome, which every male inherits directly from his father. The new Y tree was created in part through the help of the 300,000 male participants that have joined this one-of-a-kind project to trace their …
Posted by Ancestry Team on July 3, 2014 in AncestryDNA
It’s fascinating what we can learn these days now that technology allows us to look into our …DNA
Warsaw real estate consultant Malgorzata Lubinska was already a married woman with two children when she found out she wasn’t exactly who she thought …