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Grandma Helen

As a child, Kathy had little interest in learning about family members in generations before her. In fact, the extent of her family history endeavors was an interview with her paternal grandmother Helen Weber Ross for a 9th grade...

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Utilizing Muster Rolls to Identify the Dead

Have you utilized muster rolls in your Revolutionary War research before?  Volunteer genealogists for the Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot have been scouring muster rolls to aid their quest in identifying the unknown number...

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NGS Conference in North Carolina

NGS Conference in North Carolina Offers Family Research and Networking in May There’s a lot of excitement in the genealogy world related to several recent and upcoming events. In March, AncestryDNA’s Genetic Communities maps...

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Galveston: The Ellis Island of Texas

The first residents of the island weren’t the most welcoming.  One historian called the Karankawas, whose presence on the island dates back to the 1400’s, a “remarkably antisocial tribe”.  Although thought to have been...