Genealogy Myths

James Tanner on his blog; “Genealogy’s Star” wrote about some genealogy myths. His first posting deals with these myths: Genealogy is the second largest hobby in America Genealogy and Family History are two different pursuits Genealogists are all retired Everything you need to find you family’s history in online Genealogical family trees can be traced …

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WDYTYA; Chris O’Donnell

Chris O’Donnell is the next person to investigate his family on tonight’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA). After having roles in Scent of a Woman and Batman Forever (as Robin) Chris has moved over to TV with a starring role in NCIS: Los Angeles. Chris will even direct the first episode of …

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Grandpa Song

This may be an old song but it seems more relevant than ever as families get more complicated. It is “I’m My Own Grandpa” written n 1947, about a man who, through an unlikely (but legal) combination of marriages, becomes stepfather to his own stepmother and by dropping the “step” modifiers, he becomes his own …

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Kodak News; Aug. 11 – 17

History still in the making… Kodak’s Theater at Eastman Business Park will now be leased by the Rochester Association for Performing Arts (RAPA). The theater in building 28 on West Ridge Road will be used as a community entertainment, conference and education center. RAPA also plans to showcase the theater as a production center and …

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Susan B. Anthony Festival

The annual Susan B. Anthony Festival will be held this Sunday, August 18th from noon to 5 p.m. in the Susan B. Anthony Square Park between Madison and King streets in Rochester to celebrate the 93nd anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. That is the amendment that granted women …

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