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FindAGrave has made important changes to 1) Memorials for recently deceased and 2) Who (i.e. which relationships) qualifies for a required transfer of a memorial. Read the details HERE. View additional support pages for: Memorials for the Recently DeceasedRequest to … Continue reading
1950 Census to be Released in 2022 SGS member Pat Rongey reminds us of an upcoming release of the U.S. 1950 Census! According to the ’72-Year Rule’, census records are to be released to the general public by the National … Continue reading
LOOKING FOR A 2022 PROJECT? Pat Rongey suggests taking a look at the Citizen Archivist Missions website for a list of possibilities – many worthwhile opportunities. Projects involve tagging and transcribing records. Projects include:– Transcribe ‘typed or handwritten narrative that … Continue reading
A presentation of two popular genealogy software programs – Family Tree Maker and RootsMagic will be featured at the TUESDAY, November 16th meeting at 3 pm. Join us at The Mustard Seed, 509 Kingwood Street. The public is invited.
Merilee Mulvey shares a recent post from the Ireland Reaching Out website. The timely article discusses All Hallow’s Eve (October 31), All Saints Day (November 1) and All Soul’s Day (November 2). A very interesting read with links to superstitions, … Continue reading
At last week’s SGS meeting, Ray Plummery provided us with a “walk through” of his work with the John and Jane Doe DNA project and showed us how DNA is being utilized in resolving missing persons cases. Jacquie Beveridge shares … Continue reading
Ray Plumery, retired Federal Law Enforcement Special Agent, will be this month’s featured speaker. He’ll discuss his involvement with the DNA Doe project, which utilizes genetic genealogy to identify John and Jane Does. During the presentation we’ll be guided through the … Continue reading