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Friday, August 10, 2012

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geneaNet - 08/11/2012
 Hi Terry,

This Week Genealogy News

Are You Related to David Crosby?

David Crosby was born on August 14, 1941 in Los Angeles, California. His parents were Aliph Van Cortlandt Whitehead and Floyd Crosby, an Academy Award winning cinematographer.
He is also the younger brother of musician Ethan [...]

Did You Try the Mobile Version of GeneaNet?

Did you know that you can visit the mobile version of GeneaNet at http://m.geneanet.org?This is not an application for mobile but the mobile version of GeneaNet that is accessible directly from a phone's web browser.See some screenshots after the jump: [...]

Are You Related to Martin Sheen?

Sheen was born on August 3, 1940 in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Mary-Ann (née Phelan; 1903-1951) and Francisco Estévez Martinez (1898-1974). Both of Sheen's parents were immigrants, his father from Parderrubias, Galicia, Spain and his [...]

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's Ancestor Landed in Canada for Being 'Unruly'

Turns out the rebellious streak may run deep in Mayor Rob Ford's family. According to Ancestry.ca, the Toronto mayor's first ancestor in Canada may have been sent here at age 11 because he was "unruly."
The site [...]

The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2012 build 110801 Update Released

Family Books - Windows - Shareware
The Complete Genealogy Reporter 2012 build 110801 has been released.
Changes:
* Dates for undated items in the indexes of occupations, places and causes of death are now broadly estimated from date of [...]

Mocavo (Mobile version) 1.04 Update Released

Mocavo - Freeware
Mocavo (Mobile version) 1.04 has been released.
Changes:
* Various Bug Fixes. [...]

WWII Pyrenees Escape Route Retraced by Sussex Pensioner

A pensioner from East Sussex has retraced his great aunt's footsteps by trekking a World War II escape route across the Pyrenees, in her memory. Jeremy Hodgson discovered after her death that his great aunt Bessie [...]

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