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Indiana House restores funding It’s not exactly time to breathe a deep sigh of relief — not yet — but there is reason for cautious hope in Indiana these days. The House of Representatives in the Hoosier State has voted … Continue reading

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…get discounts on registration! For so many reasons, we all can’t wait for February to end. Snow, cold, ice, slippery roads, all the things that winter brings and that make getting around so very difficult are heading out as February … Continue reading

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You say to-may-to, I say to-mah-to The son of The Legal Genealogist‘s niece is a little boy named Jack. He is my brother’s first grandson, the light of all of their lives, and a total charmer whom I had the … Continue reading

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That cousin The Legal Genealogist is swooning. Seriously. Head over heels over a male of the species. And he’s not even tall, dark and handsome. He’s short, sandy blond and adorable. He’ll be a year old tomorrow, and he’s my … Continue reading

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Free webinar next week One of the most challenging aspects of genealogical research is putting together all the bits and pieces of evidence we collect to reach a sound conclusion and to tell a compelling story. Dealing with complex evidence … Continue reading

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Registration opens tomorrow So you didn’t make it to the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy in January. And you didn’t register for the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research for its June offerings. And after getting all the news out … Continue reading

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Let’s move it Here in Salt Lake City, where the Federation of Genealogical Societies is holding its 2015 conference side-by-side with RootsTech, the word came yesterday: The digitization of the War of 1812 pensions — a major initiative of FGS … Continue reading

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The conference lament One really good thing about having both the Federation of Genealogical Societies 2015 Conference and RootsTech both going on side by side here in Salt Lake City this week is having lots of choices of sessions to … Continue reading

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Heading down the stream One of the nice things about RootsTech is that some of the session are livestreamed: shown in real time, live, free, to anyone who cares to sit in. No, it’s not the same thing as being … Continue reading

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RootsTech and FGS starting tomorrow Tomorrow. Can you believe it? The massive, blow-your-mind-sized FGS-RootsTech conference kicks off tomorrow in Salt Lake City. As The Legal Genealogist noted yesterday, any national conference is enough to make a genealogist feel like a … Continue reading

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