RootsTech 2013 – Overview

I attended the RootsTech Conference last week in Salt Lake City. I’ll be writing a bunch of postings this week about what I saw there. I must admit I was impressed at how well everything went and at how large it was. There were over 6,700 prepaid attendees. Some are saying that makes it the …

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Kodak News; March 18 – 22

  Kodak sold Co. has sold 180 acres of land in the former Kodak Park South for $1.4 million, according to documents in the County Clerk’s office. The buyer is LiDestri Food and Beverage a manufacturer of dips, sauces and beverages. In 2009 LiDestri bought the former Kodak building 642 and last year former building …

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RootsTech Free Online Sessions – Sat., March 23

The RootsTech Conference concludes on Saturday with 3 free online sessions. Again these are all about 1 hour in length. These are the sessions for Saturday, March 23: 10:30 Eastern Time (ET), 8:30 Mountain Time (MT), 7:30 Pacific time (PT) Keynote – David Pogue and Gilad Japhet David Pogue is the weekly personal-technology columnist for …

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RootsTech Free Online Sessions – Friday, March 22

The RootsTech Conference continues on Friday with another 5 online sessions. Again these are live and for free. Each session is about an hour. These are the sessions that will be online on Friday, March 22st: 10:30 Eastern Time (ET), 8:30 Mountain Time (MT), 7:30 Pacific time (PT) Keynote – Jyl Pattee andTim Sullivan Jyl …

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RootsTech Free Online Sessions – Thursday, March 21

This week is the RootsTech Conference in Salt Lake City (Thurs. – Sat.). They are offering some of their sessions online for free. If you have the time, I suggest watching as many of these sessions to aid you in your genealogical research. Each session is about an hour. These are the sessions that will …

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Board of Health Complaints; 1861 – 1866

The Rochester Public Library has published online a very unique resource. It is a typed transcript from the Rochester Board of Health listings all their complaints for the years 1861 to 1866. It deals with livestock running freely in the streets, illegible livestock on home lots, people throwing “slop” in the street, placement of privies, …

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St. Patrick’s Day

It seems that I am one of the few people that doesn’t have a Irish ancestor. When we asked at Rochester Genealogical Society meetings about a third say that they have Irish ancestry. If you want to research your ancestors from Ireland, I suggest you read this recent blog post from Diane Haddad, the “Genealogy …

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