Meeting online family and friends

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Several months ago, I had a family member reach out to me upon discovering we had a DNA match.  We began to share information and sent multiple emails between ourselves. Life began to creep in and we went our separate … Continued

Genealogy Friday: What documentation do I need to join a genealogical society?

Last week, I discussed five reasons to join a genealogical society. However, it’s not as simple as just paying the dues and signing up for many lineage societies such as the DAR, Mayflower Society, Daughters/Sons of Union/Confederate Veterans, Jamestown Society, … Continued

Genealogy Friday: 5 Reasons to join a Genealogical society

There are many societies such as the DAR {Daughters of the American Revolution}, Mayflower Descendants, state societies, and numerous others societies and groups. So, why should I join a society? Learn new research tips—learn about various records and research tips … Continued

Genealogy Friday: 5 Things to Consider in Creating a New Holiday Custom

The holidays are upon us and the spirit of the season.  However, after the true reason for the season {the birth of Christ,} come the most important part of the season.  Spending time with family. Each family has their own … Continued

Christmas Stories: The Night Before Christmas

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The Night Before Christmas was first published as “A Visit from St. Nicholas”. The more popular title is from the first line of the poem, “Twas the night before Christmas…” The poem tells the story that “On Christmas Eve night, while his … Continued