Daughters of the American Revolution: The French Connection

In December 2016, Ipublished this blog which introduced you to the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) organization. Then, in March 2017, this blog summarizes the DAR’s involvement with genealogy research. Today’s final blog highlights how the French Daughters of the American Revolution came to be from the French involvement in the American Revolution.

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Online Privacy and Genealogy

As a genealogist or just casually spending time doing family research, you may spend a lot of time on social media in groups or pages related to genealogy. One thing that you may see often are questions regarding privacy in regards to their social media profiles and with their online family trees on whatever service they may be using.

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Find the Final Resting Place of Your Ancestors Using BillionGraves

Finding death records and even visiting cemeteries to learn about our ancestors can be an important piece to genealogy research. Sometimes visiting a cemetery just isn’t possible because of travel or other limitations. Here’s a website that has a mission to document every headstone from every cemetery in the world in their searchable online database with an image and…

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The Christmas Pickle

One day when I was in elementary school, maybe 6th grade or so, I was over at my friend’s house playing. It was Christmas time and I noticed a weird ornament on her tree. It was a pickle. But what kind of Christmas tree ornament is a vegetable preserved in vinegar? 

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