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SNGF: Randy Major’s County Map Website

By my own admission, I’ve been a bit lax in keeping up with SNGF. However, this week’s challenge highlights an important resource, and I hope people have learned a bit from it. If by me participating, one more person comes … Continue reading

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Genealogical Things For Which I Am Thankful

Happy Turkey Day everyone. This was initially intended to be a response to Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun , but things happen, and the fun for me didn’t begin until tonight. There are many more things I am thankful … Continue reading

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(Random) Memory Monday

They say that the sense of smell is the most directly connected to our brain, and I think that’s true. After a busy day of laboring about the house on Labor Day, I jumped in the shower to de-funk. In … Continue reading

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SNGF: Staats Not Gonna Follow [the rules again] – The Alexander Staats House, Then and Now

Randy, Randy, Randy…you should know by now that I sometimes have trouble coloring within the SNGF lines. At least this time, I technically did follow them, I just took them a couple steps further. 1)  Review Denise Levenick’s (The Family … Continue reading

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SNGF: Genealogy OCD

Well kids, this could be my shortest blog post ever. The SNGF challenge was: 1) Read Michael John Neill’s post 10 Signs You Have Genealogy OCD (come on, give Michael some link love). 2) Make up any number of sentences … Continue reading

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I’m a Mutt, Thanks For Asking!: SNGF

How many of you get this question when you mention in a casual conversation that you do genealogy: “Oh, what are you?” Sometimes, a more verbose version of the question, and one that makes slightly more sense grammatically asks, “Oh, … Continue reading

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SNGF: Surnames I’ve Known (And Entered In My Database)

It’s Saturday, and geneaholics know that means Saturday Night Genealogy Fun. This geneaweek, Randy Seaver has challenged us to do the following: 1) Go into your Genealogy Management Program (GMP; either software on your computer, or an online family tree) … Continue reading

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SNGF: Common Genealogy Terms Defined

This week’s Saturday Night’s Genealogy Fun at Randy Seaver’s Geneamusings was this: “1)  Recall that some genealogists love to make up new words to define what we do or where we are… we want to make a “Genealogisms Dictionary” so that … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Ohio Genealogical Society Conference Time!

Maybe it’s just because I want March to be over with so we can get on with spring, but I’m thinking OGS 2011 will be here before I can wonder where the snow went. Okay, maybe that’s just wishful thinking. … Continue reading

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Random Research Results: “Roman Stanton” b. 1927.

Randomly Generated Name:              Roman Stanton First Ancestry Census Result:             Roman Stanton ,Birth: abt 1927 – California 1930 – San Francisco, San Francisco, California And off I went. This little project served two purposes. In addition to wondering what … Continue reading

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