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First Families of Pennsylvania

I finally have time for my own research and have decided to work on First Families of Pennsylvania through the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania (GSP).  My initial family was Sarah Shoemaker who arrived in Philadelphia in 1686 and purchased 200 … Continue reading

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Genealogy Has Lost a Treasure

I was sorry to receive a notice that a premier Pennsylvania German researcher has passed away. John T. Humphrey, author, researcher and friend died in Washington DC on August 12, 2012. I have no further details yet, but am really … Continue reading

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The Countdown Continues – 13 days

Ladies and Gentlemen, only 13 days until the release of the 1940 United States Federal Census records.  There are many options to help index these records, so join up through the Associate of Professional Genealogists or FamilySearch or Ancestry. If … Continue reading

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Death and Birth Records Now available for PA

The house bill has been passed to allow access to death records prior to 1961 and birth records prior to 1906.  This is wonderful, but we have yet to hear how, when or where they will be available.  The records … Continue reading

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GSP & Ancestry.com PA Family History Day

Yesterday was Family History Day sponsored by The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania and Ancestry.com.  I always come home ready to break down those brick walls and to take on new challenges.  They had wonderful speakers from across the US.  I … Continue reading

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Bill Jackson on Emma Jane Foster, RN with the Flying Tigers

Today, Derry Seniors in Hershey, heard Bill Jackson, former owner of The Sun of Hershey and Hummelstown, speak on Emma Jane Foster.  Emma Jane was a nurse who supported the Flying Tigers while they were in China fighting the Japanese.  … Continue reading

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Lancaster County Historical Society / LancasterHistory.org

LancasterHistory.org Lancaster County’s Historical Society will be closed to the public from September 6 to 24, 2011 In preparation for the upcoming construction at LancasterHistory.org’s headquarters, Lancaster County’s Historical Society will be closed to the public from September 6-24, 2011. … Continue reading

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Zotero

Dick Eastman’s newsletter is so informative and if I only had half the time needed to try everything, I would be a super computer geek.  I did log in to a new website that he suggested called Zotero.  It is … Continue reading

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Stampin Up Cards

I’ve added a new dimension to my life making cards with my neighbor, Barb at the StampinUp studio nearby.  It is so much fun to be creative when you have no talent for it.  But I can copy the many … Continue reading

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Federation of Genealogical Societies

The Federation of Genealogical Societies annual conference is getting reved up for the 2011 meeting in Springfield, IL, Sept 7-10.     If you plan to attend, it is time to get registered, find a hotel and start planning what sessions … Continue reading

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