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Ten Essential Tasks For U.S. Genealogists on Veterans Day

Genealogists have a greater reason than most to pay attention to Veterans Day.  We are the keepers of history, the scavengers of memorabilia, and the scribes of  remembrance.  We, more than many understand that we are making history this very … Continue reading

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10 Ways Marketers are Making you Addicted to Genealogy

What better way to start a blog post about click-bait than by creating one? The title of this post is a lie, of course. A click-bait title is melodramatic, sensational, excessive, and shocking. It draws on your guilt or your … Continue reading

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On Genealogy Plagiarism, Libel and April Fools

It seems to be the season for genealogy foolishness. Yes, long time genealogists, including myself, are keenly aware that over the past thirty-five years (and before that) writers have been stealing other people’s stuff. It is just not right. Its … Continue reading

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Rindge New Hampshire Teacher, Historian, Genealogist, Editor, Legislator, NH Secretary of State: Ezra Scollay Stearns, A.M. (1838-1915)

Anyone performing genealogy research extensively in New Hampshire and Massachusetts is bound to run into a reference, or a book … Continue reading

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When You Wish Upon A Gene

Genealogists are a strange bunch. 

When gift-giving events roll around, they don't want the “normal” things.  Instead of an  iPod, … Continue reading

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