Tag Archives: genealogy

Five Ways Genealogists Survive a Pandemic Thanksgiving

Genealogists (family history researchers) are a different breed. They live and breathe for the next tidbit of information that others find trivial. They sigh and gush over dusty documents and faded photographs. They love a good story, especially if the … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2020

This year, due to the COVID epidemic, many gatherings and parades will not be happening (at least I hope that people have the correct mindset to not create events that will spread this deadly flu).¬† In the past I’ve written … Continue reading

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Surprising Discoveries with mtDNA

If my mother was alive, she’d be 101 today. So it seemed the perfect time to write about her, and the DNA that she shared with me–haplogroup K1a4a1b,. I know she would be surprised with the findings of my matrilineal … Continue reading

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Ten Genealogy Lessons “Game of Thrones” Teaches Us

During the television series Game of Thrones knowing how people were related, or who they descended from, becomes intrinsically important to each character and determines their fate. If you were related to any of the “great houses” of Westeros you … Continue reading

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Another Heroine of WWI: Pauline Hildreth Field (1885-1919)

Pauline Hildreth Field was not born in New Hampshire, but her paternal grandmother was. Pauline¬† was one of over 160 women World War I Red Cross workers who died during service during World War I. She did not work as … Continue reading

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