Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Year’s Eve, 2012 It was the first of January 2012 that the first post ran: The Legal Genealogist takes flight! Three hundred and sixty six days total (leap year!), and 372 posts already (okay, so I missed a couple … Continue reading

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DNA retrospective Here we are, in the last days of 2012. Mayan calendars notwithstanding, the world has not ended, the year is rolling along, and today is the last DNA Sunday of 2012. So… what were the top DNA posts … Continue reading

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The December brides – part 2 When the time rolls around each week to look at my family for a Saturday blog post, The Legal Genealogist loves finding something that’s a little out of the ordinary. And when the out-of-the-ordinary … Continue reading

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A first-hand look It took effect one hundred and fifty years ago this coming Tuesday. It was limited in its scope, careful in its wording, full of exceptions and loopholes… and it’s one of the most enduring symbols of individual … Continue reading

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The sixth letter No, no, no, no. Not that meaning for the word faggot. We don’t use that kind of language around The Legal Genealogist, not even in jest. No, it’s this meaning for the word faggot. The kind shown … Continue reading

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What to do with the returns cash Okay. Let’s all admit it. Come on. Say it out loud and get it over with. Here… The Legal Genealogist will go first:      Not everything we got for Christmas was a hit. Yep, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! From The Legal Genealogist to all those who have so enriched my life in 2012… I wish you the merriest of Christmases! Disclaimer The foregoing wish is not legal advice. The wish-maker expressly disclaims any warranties, whether express … Continue reading

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The Christmas conundrum It’s one of the enduring issues of this magical time of the year. It can split families wide open, or bring them together in harmony. And it may be answered in part by your family history. So… … Continue reading

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“No DNA for you!” You remember that episode of Seinfeld with the Soup Nazi? If you didn’t stay on the good side of the soup stand owner, all you got was a stern “No soup for you!” The phrase went … Continue reading

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The December brides – part 1 Love is definitely in the December air in The Legal Genealogist‘s family tree. And today and next Saturday, it’s going to be my distinct pleasure to introduce you to some of the members of … Continue reading

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