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Enough with the percentages

FamilyTreeDNA starts rolling out MyOrigins v.3 It's admixture estimate update time again. And The Legal Genealogist is so relieved. Not because the results are any better than we've gotten any other time from any other company. But rather because we're getting all the...

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Ancestry updates its terms, 2020

Changes in privacy rules and terms and conditions Yes, Ancestry.com has changed its terms of service and privacy statement. Yes, like most every other customer, The Legal Genealogist got the email about the changes. Yes, probably unlike most every other customer, The...

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Not my fault!

I take no responsibility The Legal Genealogist is not to blame. I had nothing whatsoever to do with it. I take no responsibility at all of any kind for the horror that is known as the Russell Indexing System. I am deep in the weeds of tracing the history of the house...

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A daily dose of history

From the U.S. National Archives It's one of The Legal Genealogist's favorite parts of the day. Checking out the daily dose of history online in one special place. On September 14th, it featured a report on the bombardment of Fort McHenry.[1. “Document for September...

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RIP RBG

The loss of a legal champion From a Rutgers Law alum to a Rutgers Law prof, thank you for your tireless efforts on behalf of the rule of law. To quote Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.: "Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have...

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