Monthly Archives: June 2015

Finding Irish Origins: Part One

Finding an ancestor’s Irish town of origin is a goal for many genealogists. This January, I was able to do that for an ancestral couple. The strategy and resources used might help others who are searching for an Irish ancestral … Continue reading

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Connecticut Opens Original Birth Certificates to Some Adoptees on 1 July 2015

In just over a week, Connecticut’s Public Act 14-133 will be in effect. That law allows some Connecticut adoptees to obtain original birth certificates.1

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UPDATE: The DNA sale is over

Well, that was quick. The sale I announced at Family Tree DNA is already over. I deleted the details since they no longer apply.

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Advancing Your Education: Free Webinar, Wednesday, 17 June 2015, Compliments of SCGS

Have you researched your ancestor’s collateral relatives and associates? They often reveal otherwise elusive information about your ancestors. 

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Advancing Your Education: Tuesday, 16 June 2015, Free BCG Webinar

The Board for Certification of Genealogists continues their popular free webinar series on Tuesday, 16 June 2015. Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, CGSM will present Truth or Fiction? Unraveling a Family Yarn.

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Advancing Your Education: Free Sessions from SCGS Genealogy Jamboree, 5-7 June 2015

The Southern California Genealogical Society hosts an annual Genealogy Jamboree. The good news, for those of us unable to be in California, is that Jamboree offers free live streaming of some sessions starting today! 

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