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Sunday, February 26, 2012

from the WORCESTER TELEGRAM June 13, 1953

East Brookfield, Saturday - Sixteen pupils were graduated from Hodgkins
School at exercises yesterday afternoon in assembly hall.  They are
Joanne F. Benoit, Russell E. Boulette, Richard D. Buchanan, Stanton C. D.
O'Callaghan, Roland M. Constantineau, Catherine M. Gilboy, Robert C.
Girouard, Larry Hitchcock.  Roger E. Jaskoviak, Joan J. Melesky, Frank M.
Mosher, Martha A. Prizio, Shirley C. Robbins, Carol M. Short, James O.
Sweet and Kenneth G. Waters.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Tzena, Tzena, Tzena - The Weavers - (Lyrics)

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Don't forget, the U.S. Census for 1940 will be available to the public on April 2.  Check http://ancestry.com for a 6 mo. for $49 deal.



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Legacy Family Tree 7.5.0.154 Update Released

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Legacy Family Tree 7.5.0.154 has been released.
Changes:
* FamilySearch - In "Quick Mode" we added some text on the main screen of LFS to indicate that they are in that mode and [...]

Tate's National Photographic Archive 'Rescued from Skip' After Internal Tipoff

Art historians have been disturbed by allegations that the Tate was about to dump its invaluable photographic archive in a skip when another institution realised its importance and rescued it, and that the Victoria & Albert [...]

GedStar Pro for Android 2.2.1 Update Released

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GedStar Pro for Android 2.2.1 has been released.
Changes:
* Redesigned Person and Family Views for large tablets, showing more data about significant events.
* Fix crash bug in V2.2.0 release.
* Minor fixes. [...]

GeneaStar: Latest Famous Genealogies

The following genealogies have been added to GeneaStar:
Edward Hutton, Mort Walker, Hawley Harvey Crippen, Erskine Childers, Abner Doubleday, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Consuelo Vanderbilt, William Henry Vanderbilt, William Kissam Vanderbilt, George Washington Vanderbilt, Frederick William Vanderbilt, Clarence [...]

HuMo-gen 4.8 Update Released

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HuMo-gen 4.8 has been released.
New:
* Revised and sophisticated new source system.
* Merging of GEDCOM files.
* Exporting part of trees to GEDCOM.
* Importing geocodes from GEDCOM files. [...]

iFamily for Leopard 2.532 Update Released

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iFamily for Leopard 2.532 has been released.
Changes:
* Correction of the short version of Birth Marriage and Death (from c,n,e to b,m,d).
* Correction of the syntax when displaying multiple spouses.
* Correction of [...]

Lithuanian Archive Releases Names of KGB Collaborators in Transparency Drive

Lithuania's government has released the names of 238 citizens who were reservists for the KGB when their country was ruled by the Soviet Union, and said Wednesday it plans to identify scores of people who have [...]

Incredible Photos of Captain Scott's Terra Nova Quest in Great White South at ATLAS Gallery

Nearly a century since they were last in the public eye, Herbert G Ponting's rare antique polar photographs of the Terra Nova expedition are on public display for all to see again. The original 1913 carbon [...]

Digitizing Endangered Historical Documents in India

I was in Mizoram as a part of a four-member pilot-project under the Endangered Archives Programme (EAP), a global rescue mission for the world's most endangered historical documents.
Administered by the UK's British Library and funded [...]

Mormon Temple in Dominican Republic Fuels Controversy by Posthumously Baptizing Holocaust Victim Anne Frank, Says Ex-Church Member

Anne Frank- the most famous of all Holocaust victims - has been posthumously baptized at a Mormon temple, fueling the growing controversy over the bizarre practice. The rite was conducted Saturday in a Mormon temple in [...]

National Archives Announces Website for Free 1940 U.S. Census Release Online on April 2, 2012

Today the National Archives, with its partner Archives.com, launched its new website www.1940census.archives.gov in preparation for its first-ever online U.S. census release, which will take place on April 2, 2012, at 9 a.m. (EST).
The public [...]

New GeneaNet 'Search by Alternate Spelling of Name' Option

The GeneaNet Search by Alternate Spelling of Name is a powerful feature that will help you find your ancestors.You can add your own alternate spellings of name in the GeneaNet database so they will automatically apply in your future searches.This [...]

Girl in Iconic March on Washington Photo Identified

When Americans celebrate Black History, especially when it has anything to do with the March on Washington, it's often an innocent girl's face they see - in textbooks, on calendars, on brochures.
The photo of this little [...]

National Archives Releases Catalogues of Acquired Digital Persian and Arabic Manuscripts

Vice-President M Hamid Ansari released three catalogues - the Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts; the Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts of Fort William College; and Fascimile copies of Rozmnama, Tarikh - i-Alfi and Ilajut Tuyur - brought out [...]

Are You Related to Tex Avery?

Frederick Bean "Tex" Avery was born on February 26, 1908, to George Walton Avery (b. June 8, 1867 - d. January 14, 1935) and the former Mary Augusta "Jessie" Bean (1886-1931) in Taylor, Texas.
His father [...]

Florence Green: Funeral Held for Last WWI Veteran

The funeral of a woman thought to be the last person to serve in the armed forces during the WWI has taken place in west Norfolk. Florence Green, 110, from King's Lynn, served as a mess [...]

MI5 Drew a Blank on Finding Charlie Chaplin Birthplace

Newly released files show that an investigation by MI5 failed to determine where the silent film star Charlie Chaplin was born. The inquiry was requested by the US in 1952 when it was trying to prove [...]

World War Two: Air Ace in an Unmarked Grave Found

The body of a decorated flying ace who was killed in his first week of war has been found in an unmarked grave in France after 71 years. Flying Officer Derek Allen crammed more aviation heroics [...]

GeneaStar: Latest Famous Genealogies

The following genealogies have been added to GeneaStar:
Roger Williams, Joseph Wheeler, Allen Ludden, Josiah Whitney, Bill Walton, General Tom Thumb, Charles Scribner I, Charlie Rose, Aaron Rodgers, Alan Field Shugart, Jack Northrop, William Doud Packard, E. [...]

MobileFamilyTree Pro 1.1.4 Update Released

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MobileFamilyTree Pro 1.1.4 has been released.
Changes:
* GEDCOM Import and Export improved.
* Several Sync issues with MobileFamilyTree Pro corrected.
* Memory usage reduced.
* State is now correctly shown in the Person Report.
* Several fixes [...]

MacFamilyTree 6.2.5 Update Released

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MacFamilyTree 6.2.5 has been released.
Changes:
* GEDCOM Import and Export improved.
* Several Sync issues with MobileFamilyTree Pro corrected.
* Memory usage reduced.
* State is now correctly shown in the Person Report.
* Several fixes [...]

The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding 9.0.1 Update Released

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The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding 9.0.1 has been released.
Changes:
* Cemeteries: Entering a place name would not populate the other corresponding fields on the page upon leaving the place [...]

The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2012 beta build 110213 Update Released

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The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2012 beta build 110213 has been released.
Changes:
* Fixed: Unexpected Program Error when the number of media items exceeds 32,000. [...]

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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Nora Bayes - Hello, Hawaii, How Are You? 1916

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This Week Genealogy News

MI5 Drew a Blank on Finding Charlie Chaplin Birthplace

Newly released files show that an investigation by MI5 failed to determine where the silent film star Charlie Chaplin was born. The inquiry was requested by the US in 1952 when it was trying to prove [...]

MobileFamilyTree Pro 1.1.4 Update Released

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MobileFamilyTree Pro 1.1.4 has been released.
Changes:
* GEDCOM Import and Export improved.
* Several Sync issues with MobileFamilyTree Pro corrected.
* Memory usage reduced.
* State is now correctly shown in the Person Report.
* Several fixes [...]

World War Two: Air Ace in an Unmarked Grave Found

The body of a decorated flying ace who was killed in his first week of war has been found in an unmarked grave in France after 71 years. Flying Officer Derek Allen crammed more aviation heroics [...]

GeneaStar: Latest Famous Genealogies

The following genealogies have been added to GeneaStar:
Roger Williams, Joseph Wheeler, Allen Ludden, Josiah Whitney, Bill Walton, General Tom Thumb, Charles Scribner I, Charlie Rose, Aaron Rodgers, Alan Field Shugart, Jack Northrop, William Doud Packard, E. [...]

Florence Green: Funeral Held for Last WWI Veteran

The funeral of a woman thought to be the last person to serve in the armed forces during the WWI has taken place in west Norfolk. Florence Green, 110, from King's Lynn, served as a mess [...]

The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2012 beta build 110213 Update Released

Family Books - Windows - Shareware
The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2012 beta build 110213 has been released.
Changes:
* Fixed: Unexpected Program Error when the number of media items exceeds 32,000. [...]

The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding 9.0.1 Update Released

Web Publishing - Windows, Mac, Linux - Purchase
The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding 9.0.1 has been released.
Changes:
* Cemeteries: Entering a place name would not populate the other corresponding fields on the page upon leaving the place [...]

MacFamilyTree 6.2.5 Update Released

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MacFamilyTree 6.2.5 has been released.
Changes:
* GEDCOM Import and Export improved.
* Several Sync issues with MobileFamilyTree Pro corrected.
* Memory usage reduced.
* State is now correctly shown in the Person Report.
* Several fixes [...]

The Complete Genealogy Builder 2012 beta build 110213 Update Released

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The Complete Genealogy Builder 2012 beta build 110213 has been released.
Changes:
* Fixed: Merge was not correctly importing the merge ged file in some circumstances. [...]

My Family Tree 1.0.11.0 Update Released

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My Family Tree 1.0.11.0 has been released.
Changes:
* Added Backup and share tool.
* Added research link manager.
* Added On this day tool.
* Added Chinese Traditional language.
* Added support for high DPI modes [...]

Denbighshire, Wales, Archive Restores 19th Century Prisoners Photo Books

Rare 19th Century books containing photos of habitual criminals are among archives being restored in north Wales. The pictures, taken between the 1860-90s, were used by the Denbighshire Constabulary to keep check on repeat offenders.
Other documents [...]

Family Tree PHP 1.2e Update Released

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Family Tree PHP 1.2e has been released.
Fixes:
* Installation failed on some servers.
* The HTTP headers sent with images and other multimedia files where not completely valid.
* Some minor bugs. [...]

Legacy Family Tree 7.5.0.147 Update Released

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Legacy Family Tree 7.5.0.147 has been released.
Changes:
* FamilySearch - Added option to start Legacy FamilySearch with only the current person. The icons on each person on the Family View or Pedigree [...]

GedStar Pro for Android 2.1.1 Update Released

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GedStar Pro for Android 2.1.1 has been released.
Changes:
* Optimized photo display sizing on all devices (requires converter V4.3.3). [...]

GedStar Pro 4.3.3 Update Released

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GedStar Pro 4.3.3 has been released.
Changes:
* Support for improved photo display on Android device (with Android app 2.1.1). [...]

Lee Harvey Oswald Gravestone Wanted Back from Roscoe Museum

A tombstone doesn't typically come with a title or a deed of ownership, which is too bad in the case of Lee Harvey Oswald, because one could have helped settle a brewing lawsuit.
The infamous assassin's gravestone [...]

Digitization Challenge: Handwritten Menus from 1800s

The New York Public Library may evoke 19th century Manhattan, but the Beaux-Arts landmark is at the forefront of one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century: how to digitally store information forever.
"We were the [...]

Families for Android 1.4.1 Update Released

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Families for Android 1.4.1 has been released.
Changes:
* Bug fixes. [...]

Archivists Discover Rare Love Letters at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England

Love letters from botanists and explorers, thought to be over 150 years old, have been discovered at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
The letters were found within the Directors' correspondence collection and personal papers written by botanical [...]

WWI Letter Found in Hastings Reveals Kent Man's Heroism

It was 1915 when the World War I vessel HMS Hythe sank in Turkey while on operations. And a letter recently uncovered by a historian, who stumbled across it in a militaria shop in Hastings, Sussex, [...]

Mormon Church Apologizes for Baptisms of Wiesenthal's Parents

An LDS Church member last month posthumously baptized the parents of Simon Wiesenthal, a Holocaust survivor and Jewish rights advocate, and the Los Angeles center named for him is incensed.
"We are outraged that such insensitive actions [...]

Meryl Streep's British Ancestor 'Helped Start War With Native Americans'

In her best actress acceptance speech at the Baftas, Meryl Streep disclosed that she was always destined to play The Iron Lady because - like Margaret Thatcher - she had strong Lincolnshire roots.
What the US [...]

Rare Film Archive Returned to Canada

A rare collection of Hudson's Bay Co. (HBC) films has been returned to Canada from England. The silent films are being added to the permanent holdings of the Hudson's Bay Co. Archives (HBCA) in Winnipeg, Culture, [...]

Initiative Aims to Find Lost Grave Sites of Slaves in Mississippi

For decades, the stretch of grassy land in an elbow of the Mississippi River held no trace of the people buried underneath. No signs, markers or tombstones pointed to the more than 300 African-American former slaves [...]

GedView 3.2.5 Update Released

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GedView 3.2.5 has been released.
Changes:
* Fixes duplicate children when exporting a GEDCOM.
* Fixes crash when exporting a gedcom with more than a few hundred media files (photos etc.) [...]

Turkish Slaves' Cemetery Discovered in Malta

Roadwork excavations in Marsa have revealed the archaeological remains of a Muslim cemetery dating back to 1675, confirming historians' belief of the existence of a Turkish slave cemetery in the area.
The find is being documented [...]

Oscar-Winning Actress Marisa Tomei Solves Mystery of Grandfather's Murder on Who Do You Think You Are?

It sounds like the plot of one of her films but when Oscar-winner Marisa Tomei travelled to Italy to investigate a murder mystery, the blood-letting and treachery turned out to be very real.
Tomei, 47, made the [...]

Discovered by Chance 94 Years On: Bodies of 21 German Soldiers in Perfectly-Preserved First World War trenches

They were meant to be digging a new road but journeyed instead into a dim and grim past. Stunned workers stumbled upon an underground shelter - and inside were the bodies of 21 German soldiers killed [...]

On Ellis Island, Examining Those Who Arrived Before and After

Officials of Ellis Island estimate that as many as one in three Americans can trace their ancestry to immigrants who landed there from overseas.
Now, the officials are focusing on the other roughly 200 million newcomers who [...]

South Dakota State Historical Society's Archives Going Digital

The South Dakota State Historical Society's Archives has gone digital. The State Archives, in the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre, collects, preserves, and makes available manuscript collections, South Dakota state, county and local government records, photographs, [...]

Mesa Man Digitizes Historic Arizona Images

It is often said that a picture is worth 1,000 words. But Mesa resident James Tanner has thousands of images on glass negatives that are invaluable to the history of Arizona and the families who transformed [...]

GeneaNet: Upload Archival Records and Attach Them to Your Online Family Tree

Did you know that you can upload Archival Records and attach them to your Online Family Tree?
And you can also attach Archival Records uploaded by other GeneaNet members. Upload an Archival Record
Select the 'Uploads > Archival Records' [...]

Are You Related to Ernest Shackleton?

Ernest Shackleton was born on February 15, 1874, in Kilkea near Athy, County Kildare, Ireland, about 30 miles (48 km) from Dublin. Shackleton's father, Henry, and mother, born Henrietta Letitia Sophia Gavan, were of Anglo-Irish ancestry. [...]

RootsTech Conference Shows Technology's Impact on Genealogy

A unique combination of young, old, international and innovative people joined together in Salt Lake City to contribute to the ongoing work of family history. Participants at this weekend's RootsTech Conference had the opportunity to [...]

Daughter's Grief As She Visits Mother's Grave in Cemetery... and Finds Someone Else Being Buried in Same Plot

A grieving daughter has told how she stumbled across cemetery workers burying another person in her mother's grave. Carol Stone, 49, desperately halted a funeral with the hearse just yards from the plot after spotting a [...]

LTools 1.3.22 Update Released

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LTools 1.3.22 has been released.
Changes:
* Advanced SSDI Retrieval - allow users to reorder columns via drag-n-drop. The reorder is not "sticky".
* Advanced SSDI Retrieval - added tooltip to ZIP Code column.
* [...]

The Complete Genealogy Builder 2012 beta build 110208 Update Released

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The Complete Genealogy Builder 2012 beta build 110208 has been released.
Changes:
* New: Media file specifications may now be exported with relative paths (relative to the path of the exported GEDCOM file). [...]

Launch of the Library and Archives Canada Podcast Series

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the release of the new podcast series, Discover Library and Archives Canada: Your History, Your Documentary Heritage.
Developed and produced by the Resource Discovery Sector at LAC, the [...]

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Sunday, February 12, 2012

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This Week Genealogy News

Daughter's Grief As She Visits Mother's Grave in Cemetery... and Finds Someone Else Being Buried in Same Plot

A grieving daughter has told how she stumbled across cemetery workers burying another person in her mother's grave. Carol Stone, 49, desperately halted a funeral with the hearse just yards from the plot after spotting a [...]

The Complete Genealogy Builder 2012 beta build 110208 Update Released

Full Featured - Windows - Shareware
The Complete Genealogy Builder 2012 beta build 110208 has been released.
Changes:
* New: Media file specifications may now be exported with relative paths (relative to the path of the exported GEDCOM file). [...]

Launch of the Library and Archives Canada Podcast Series

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the release of the new podcast series, Discover Library and Archives Canada: Your History, Your Documentary Heritage.
Developed and produced by the Resource Discovery Sector at LAC, the [...]

RootsTech Conference Shows Technology's Impact on Genealogy

A unique combination of young, old, international and innovative people joined together in Salt Lake City to contribute to the ongoing work of family history. Participants at this weekend's RootsTech Conference had the opportunity to [...]

LTools 1.3.22 Update Released

Other Tools - Windows - Freeware
LTools 1.3.22 has been released.
Changes:
* Advanced SSDI Retrieval - allow users to reorder columns via drag-n-drop. The reorder is not "sticky".
* Advanced SSDI Retrieval - added tooltip to ZIP Code column.
* [...]

GedStar Pro 4.3.2 Update Released

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GedStar Pro 4.3.2 has been released.
Changes:
* Use file name as photo caption for GEDCOM records without a specific TITL tag.
* New option to ignore invalid GEDCOM lines instead of handling them [...]

San Fernando Pioneer Memorial Cemetery in Sylmar, California, Seeks Volunteers to Confirm List of Burials

The San Fernando Pioneer Memorial Cemetery in Sylmar seeks knowledgeable volunteer researchers to help solve the mystery of who is actually buried at the cemetery.
The call for volunteers comes after a scientific study using ground-penetrating radar [...]

Brother's Keeper 6.5.6 Update Released

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Brother's Keeper 6.5.6 has been released.
Changes:
* New under File, Utilities, to do a Global sort of marriages. This is useful if you do a gedcom import and the marriages for each [...]

Long-Hidden Archives Help Guatemala War Crimes Trials

The secrets from a vault of moldy documents long covered in bat and rat droppings could soon help to put former top Guatemalan officials behind bars, years after the country's brutal civil war ended in 1996.
Clues [...]

GEDitCOM II 1.7 Update Released

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GEDitCOM II 1.7 has been released.
Changes:
* Place Records - this version introduces place records.
* A new "Place Advisor" window gives you access to a large data base of information on places [...]

The National Archives (UK) Is Developing Tools To Interpret Medieval Documents

The National Archives is supplying digital data from its catalogue to an international partnership of historians, archivists and computer scientists to help make historical documents more accessible.
The Charter Excavator (ChartEx) project will use technologies and data [...]

Agelong Tree 4.3 Update Released

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Agelong Tree 4.3 has been released.
Changes:
* The algorithm of the tree building has been improved.
* The order of the lines have been optimized, owing to which there are less intersections of [...]

GeneaStar: Latest Famous Genealogies

The following genealogies have been added to GeneaStar:
Steve Young, Steve Forbes, J. A. Folger, Carlton Fisk, John Wooden, Paul Kantner, Frank Wiziarde, Warren Zevon, Frank Lloyd Wright, Hugh Hefner, Mariel Hemingway, Jon Huntsman, Grover Cleveland, Franklin [...]

'World's Last' WWI Veteran Florence Green Dies Aged 110

A woman thought to be the world's last known surviving service member of World War I has died aged 110. Florence Green, from King's Lynn, Norfolk, served as a mess steward at RAF bases in Marham [...]

US Presidential Historian Admits Stealing Letters From George Washington And Marie Antoinette

A US presidential historian has admitted stealing dozens of historical documents including letters signed by George Washington, Sir Isaac Newton and Marie Antoinette. Barry Landau, 63, admitted he and an assistant, 24-year-old assistant Jason Savedoff, swiped [...]

Iceland Is So Inbred It Needs a Website to Avoid Incest

When your society has inhabited a small, remote island for countless generations and boasts a population of only 300,000, the odds of having sex with a relative are significant. Luckily, Icelanders now have a handy tool [...]

The New National Archives of Ireland Website

The National Archives of Ireland have just given their website, nationalarchives.ie, a welcome facelift. The new design is a model of clarity: easier to read, more intuitive to navigate, and with expanded guides to collections, digital [...]

Southington Library, Connecticut, USA, Preserves Old Newspapers

Technology has allowed the Southington Library to digitize its entire newspaper collection. Now people anywhere can view online the black-and-white pages that date back to the 1800s.
More than a year ago, library administrators decided it would [...]

The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding 9 Update Released

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The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding 9 has been released.
New & Improved:
* Look and Feel: Most page elements have been restyled for a more modern appearance.
* Templates: Three new [...]

French Railroad Hands Over WWII-Era Archives

SNCF, the French national railroad, has handed over digital copies of hits World War II-era archives. The documents were transferred to Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington and the Shoah Memorial [...]

Exposed... Vultures Who Buy Stolen War Memorials: The Mail Unmasks Money-Grabbing Scrap Metal Dealers Fuelling a Sickening Crimewave

Etched into three brass war memorials were the names of men who had made the ultimate sacrifice for this country in the fight to defend freedom and overcome the rise of dictatorship. But the plaques honouring [...]

Plantation Where 14-Year-Old Slave Was Hung To Become Outlet Mall

The site of a Maryland plantation which is renowned by local historians for its connection to Black history and to the Civil War has lost its historical designation and is on its way to becoming an [...]

'My GeneaNet' Menu Has Been Redesigned

The 'My GeneaNet' menu has been redesigned to be more intuitive.
You can access this drop-down menu at the top right of every GeneaNet pages.
You have quick access to commonly used features and it now includes a direct access to your [...]

Are You Related to Jennifer Aniston?

Jennifer Aniston was born on February 11, 1969, in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow.
Her father is Greek and a native of Crete. Her mother was born in New York [...]

German Computer System Piecing Together Shredded Secret Police Documents

Germany's "puzzle people" will soon be able to count on a new tool in their Herculean task of re-piecing together thousands of ripped-up former Stasi secret police files.
A computer system which can digitally recreate documents by [...]

Restored Magna Carta To Go on Display in Washington

A copy of the Magna Carta, the English royal manuscript setting out the rights of man, is to be displayed at the US National Archives in Washington from February 17, after a year of restoration work.
The [...]

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