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Between The Leaves: A Google Hangout from Ancestry.com

We’ve start a new series on Ancestry.com called Between the Leaves.  It’s a genealogy chat show for some of the genealogist who work at Ancestry.com: Myself, Juliana Szucs Smith, Amy Johnson Crow and Crista Cowan.  The first episode was a lot of fun to film and I can’t wait to do the next one! Enjoy!

Random thought of the day…..

There are three deaths. The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name is spoken for the last time. — David Eagleman from Sum: Forty Tales of the Afterlife

My Top Ten Follow Fridays

I thought I’d do a few top ten lists this final week of 2012.  Here are the top ten stories that you clicked on from my Follow Friday listings and other posts: Blown Away With DNA from the Legal Genealogist uencounterme – A Way to Plot Cluster Genealogy Research from Geneabloggers.com Workday Wednesday The Dispatcher … Continue reading

The Questions a Record Begs Us to Ask

Census records are great for giving us birth events, names and relationships (stated or presumed) and depending on the year other various event and identity information.  But I do believe that every census tells a story, with the questions it begs us to ask. My grandmother was Jennie Elizabeth Payne and she was born in … Continue reading