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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Follow Friday: latest additions to the blogroll

The blogs I’ve added since my last Follow Friday post on August 12 (oopsie, it’s been awhile) are: GenWriter by Julie Cahill Tarr – It’s a relatively new blog and the post that first caught my eye was 4 Resources for Writing Your Family History. Leah’s Family Tree by Leah The Demanding Genealogist by Barbara J. Mathews, CG … Continue reading »

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Amanuensis Monday: Our Engagement

John Newmark of the Transylvanian Dutch blog started a genealogy meme of Amanuensis Monday in February 2009. He defines amanuensis as a person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another. My maternal grandmother, Ruby REINHARDT, who married Rueben HENNEKE, kept a bride book. On the “Our Engagement” page she wrote the … Continue reading »

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Sentimental Sunday: 10, 2, and 4

I was at the local store the other day and grabbed a soda from the cooler. You know, the ones by the registers that just don’t really get them cold, cold but at least they’re liquid. This one was a special treat because it had some slushy ice in it. I proceeded to tell the … Continue reading »

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Amanuensis Monday: Our First Meeting

John Newmark of the Transylvanian Dutch blog started a genealogy meme of Amanuensis Monday in February 2009. He defines amanuensis as a person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another. Here is my first contribution. My maternal grandmother, Ruby REINHARDT, who married Rueben HENNEKE, kept a bride … Continue reading »

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Map it and call it a wrap

I’m on the tail end of Lesson 11 in the NGS-HSC. Since I haven’t made my repository trips required for some of the other lessons, I thought I’d get some of the “no visit” lessons out of the way. I have spent a huge amount of time on Lesson 11. There’s two assignments, one to … Continue reading »

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The angle on NGS-HSC Lesson 9

I get night terrors about math. When I took my GMAT exam, I got a deck of flashcards for the multiplication tables. It was officially time to learn them. Approximately 20 years later than I should have learned them. I’m sorry Mr. Moehnke! Then I took the Land, Lots of Land: Learning the Ins and … Continue reading »

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Hello PaPa, thinking of you on this Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, I pulled out what I had as service records for both of my grandfathers. My paternal grandfather, Hugo Morris WEBB, Sr., was a member of Battery B of the 547th antiaircraft artillery battalion. The campaigns listed on his Enlisted Record and Report of Separation Honorable Discharge are Rhineland and Central … Continue reading »

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