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More on deadlines

In the law as well as in our work Deadlines deadlines deadlines. There are just so many deadlines. And The Legal Genealogist is struggling mightily against a whole series of them right now. There’s that PowerPoint that had to be finished and submitted to others...

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“Ancestor Hate Mail,” Clue Wagon Sometimes, all The Legal Genealogist wants to do is point a finger at someone else. Particularly when deadlines are looming on all sides and time is something that’s in unusually short supply. That’s when I really enjoy...

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Freedmen’s index: an amazing feat

An amazing set of records This morning, at 9 a.m. Eastern time, an event took place in Washington, D.C., focusing on one of the most amazing record sets ever to be created in the history of the United States. This morning, at 9 a.m. Eastern time, at the Smithsonian...

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So grateful to the Beehive State

Thank you, Utah It’s been 83 years since Utah gave the rest of the nation a gift that The Legal Genealogist so appreciates at this time of year. December is always a tough month, what with all the running around for the holidays and end-of-the-year work...

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Before you gift

Think DNA ethics ‘Tis the season to be jolly… and to give gifts to family members and friends. For those who, like The Legal Genealogist, are fans of genetic genealogy, that may mean thinking about buying and giving DNA test kits to kith and kin this...

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