AncestorNews Genealogy http://ancestornews.com Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:50:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 100649650 Free British & Irish Records til June 26, 2017 http://ancestornews.com/free-british-irish-records-til-june-26-2017/ http://ancestornews.com/free-british-irish-records-til-june-26-2017/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:50:43 +0000 http://ancestornews.com/?p=3904 Until Monday June 26, 2017 at 9:00 am GMT (that’s 2:00 am Pacific, 5 am Eastern), you can access free[...]

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Emma Hendrickson – Great GrandAunt http://ancestornews.com/emma-hendrickson-great-grandaunt/ http://ancestornews.com/emma-hendrickson-great-grandaunt/#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:52:04 +0000 http://ancestornews.com/?p=3892 Interestingly I got a break in a tough genealogy problem through Emma Hendrickson. I took a short drive up to[...]

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Can You Really Predict the Weather? 1792 http://ancestornews.com/can-really-predict-weather-1792/ http://ancestornews.com/can-really-predict-weather-1792/#respond Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:46:35 +0000 http://ancestornews.com/?p=3303 In 1792, during the Presidency of George Washington, Robert B. Thomas published the first issue of The Old Farmer’s Almanac.[...]

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It’s Newsletter Day! http://ancestornews.com/its-newsletter-day/ http://ancestornews.com/its-newsletter-day/#comments Sat, 17 Jun 2017 18:43:17 +0000 http://ancestornews.com/?p=3869 If you aren’t on the newsletter mailing list, get on it quick because the latest issue of the newsletter goes[...]

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Sarah Josephine Dimmitt Great-Grandmother http://ancestornews.com/sarah-josephine-dimmitt-great-grandmother/ http://ancestornews.com/sarah-josephine-dimmitt-great-grandmother/#respond Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:49:44 +0000 http://ancestornews.com/?p=1664 The post Sarah Josephine Dimmitt Great-Grandmother appeared first on AncestorNews Genealogy.

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He Helped Spark an American Revolution – 1737 http://ancestornews.com/helped-spark-american-revolution-1737/ http://ancestornews.com/helped-spark-american-revolution-1737/#respond Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:03:56 +0000 http://ancestornews.com/?p=3301 Writer Thomas Paine was born January 29, 1737 in Thetford, England. The son of a Quaker corset maker, Paine became[...]

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Samuel Broyles Dearing 2nd Great-Grandfather http://ancestornews.com/samuel-broyles-dearing-2nd-great-grandfather/ http://ancestornews.com/samuel-broyles-dearing-2nd-great-grandfather/#respond Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:45:02 +0000 http://ancestornews.com/?p=1658 The post Samuel Broyles Dearing 2nd Great-Grandfather appeared first on AncestorNews Genealogy.

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The Best U.S. Maps You’ve Never Heard Of http://ancestornews.com/sanborn-fire-insurance-maps/ http://ancestornews.com/sanborn-fire-insurance-maps/#respond Wed, 07 Jun 2017 08:24:52 +0000 http://ancestornews.com/?p=3792 Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps in the Library of Congress Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps were created beginning in the 19th century[...]

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June 7 is Newsletter Day http://ancestornews.com/june-7-newsletter-day/ http://ancestornews.com/june-7-newsletter-day/#respond Tue, 06 Jun 2017 22:56:32 +0000 http://ancestornews.com/?p=3831 If you haven’t subscribed to the newsletter, do it NOW as a new issue goes out tomorrow (June 7). Lots[...]

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This Holiday Favorite Was First Heard in 1818 http://ancestornews.com/holiday-favorite-first-heard-1818/ http://ancestornews.com/holiday-favorite-first-heard-1818/#respond Tue, 06 Jun 2017 08:00:19 +0000 http://ancestornews.com/?p=3299 On Christmas Eve in 1818, “Stille Nacht! Heilige Nacht” was heard for the first time in Oberndorf, Austria. According to[...]

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