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Carol Stetser

Attending Genealogy Jamboree

07 June 2019 Last weekend was the 50th Anniversary of the Southern California Genealogical Society’s Genealogy Jamboree in Burbank, California. I was lucky enough to attend the four-day extravaganza which featured lectures on everything from DNA to using the Canadian censuses.  Pre-eminent speakers such as Judy Russell, Josh Taylor and Blaine Bettinger were there to […]

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Never Say Never

May 29, 2019 I don’t know about other researchers, but for me, it seems when I hit a certain period about 1800 (at least in U.S. research), I tend to run out of records. Much as I search, some of these folks just don’t seem to want to be found. That’s been the status for […]

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Memorial Day

May 25, 2019 Memorial Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. I suppose it’s the genealogist in me that appreciates a holiday that celebrates ancestors, but even when I was a child, I loved Decoration Day, as we called it then.  School had always finished just a few days earlier, and Memorial Day […]

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