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I have been using my Flip–Pal mobile scanner for my genealogical  business and personal use for about 5 years and even take it with me when I travel to visit family and friends. Many of you are... That's not all, read on!

CRISPR and Transformative Laboratory Technology to Be Highlighted at the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The 68 th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo is where the future of laboratory medicine and patient care comes into... That's not all, read on!

A Seattle dad’s dying gift: that little daughter know her African-American heritage

SEATTLE — When Wilson McLaurin learned earlier this year that he had terminal pancreatic cancer, he started settling his affairs. As an adventurer who’d accumulated few possessions in his... That's not all, read on!

If You Knew My Dad – William Gale Yates

In honor of Father’s Day, I’m answering this questionnaire about my dad William Gale Yates 1920-1996 1. He is sitting in front of the tv, what is he watching? Either golf, or The History... That's not all, read on!

How historians, psychologists may help the ultrarich avoid squandering fortunes

MINNEAPOLIS — A new breed of wealth consultant to America’s richest families is doing more than pore over financial reports. They’re digging into genealogy records and pulling out the... That's not all, read on!

Using Google Maps To Document Where Your Family Lived

I’ve written about this before, but I want to show you another example of my ancestor’s homes using family photos and documenting them with Google maps. This time it’s for my Emil... That's not all, read on!

Genealogical Houses

The practice and study of genealogy is supposed to be about people of course, but some of the genealogical tomes that I have consulted over the years seem to be almost as interested in houses, both family homesteads and the impressive residences of o...
by streets of salem on Jun 9, 2016

Lorine McGinnis Schulze’s Book Has Prompted Me To Write My Own Memoirs

When you start accumulating a substantial sum of information for your family tree, it eventually follows that you’re going to want to share that information with your family. For the most part,... That's not all, read on!

Memorial Day: Honoring America’s fallen

SAN DIEGO, May 24, 2016 – Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday commemorating fallen veterans, observed annually on the last Monday in May. Originally known as Decoration Day, it was... That's not all, read on!

Sampson Go Mic and FlipPal™ Story Scans Are A Family Match Made In Heaven

What’s the use of recording your family photo’s history if your recording isn’t top notch? In my book, I want the best, and I’ve found that the good people at FlipPal ™ now... That's not all, read on!

A childhood memory of Woodland Park Zoo’s gorilla Bobo

I can’t be sure what age I was when I saw Bobo the gorilla for first and last time in his short life. I didn’t even know his history that day at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. It must have been... That's not all, read on!

Have you downloaded Genealogy Tip of the Day App Yet?

If you haven’t done so yet, you can find Michael John Neill’s  Genealogy Tip of the Day app that can be located in the Apple iTunes Store or at Google Play store Android Apps as well as... That's not all, read on!

Going Gray Really Is in the Genes

It’s well known that graying hair is caused primarily by genetics; if your parents went gray, you probably will, too. However, it’s only now that scientists have pinpointed exactly which gene may be... That's not all, read on!

Searching The 1939 Register : Triumphs and Mystery

Having taken advantage of the Black Friday deal with FindMyPast and nabbed myself a World subscription, I've done a small amount of research on one of my direct branches and found some information in the British Newspapers 1710-1953 which helped...
by Jera's Jamboree on Mar 14, 2016

PBS host discusses secrets of tracing African-American genealogy

Kenyatta D. Berry can trace some of her African-American ancestors back to the 1790s. Even for a professional genealogist who serves as a host of the popular TV show “Genealogy Roadshow”... That's not all, read on!

Ambry Genetics Launches AmbryShare, the Largest Disease-Specific Public Database of Sequenced Human Genomes, Increasing the Understanding of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer 10 Fold

Pledges sizeable investment to collect, sequence, and share critical data to unlock true potential of the human genome, breaking the hoarding data mold that hinders medical progress ALISO VIEJO,... That's not all, read on!

Queen Elizabeth II of the Commonwealth Realms is 23 Degrees from Carol Wilkerson

Yes, HRH Elizabeth II and I are related and only 23 degrees apart. Isn’t that just so cool? WikiTree supplied the graphic and the data. I’m also related to Mark Hamill, you know him as... That's not all, read on!

Olympic Peninsula B&B is startling replica of George Washington’s house

PORT ANGELES, Wash. — You just never know what you’ll see when you turn off Highway 101 on the far side of Sequim. Zig and zag the back lanes toward Dungeness Spit and there’s plenty to... That's not all, read on!

Chronic Pain Changes DNA In The Brain And Immune System

Chronic pain is a poorly understood condition in which the nervous system consistently fires out pain signals for a long period of time, sometimes without an actual injury to trigger it. Compared to... That's not all, read on!

A testament to faith from the year 1737: believe, believe, believe

This is an excerpt from the last will and testament of my great x 6 uncle named Salomon Van Bunschoten. …Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on Feb 8, 2016


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