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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Rochester Subway Blog

I just discovered a blog about the Rochester Subway and also the related topic of transportation in downtown Rochester. It looks as if it been around since January 2009. I spent a good portion of yesterday reading all the old posts. I was also impressed with the pictures on the site. Most were old pictures …

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Citations

I read a bunch of other blogs. One of my favorites is “The Ancestry Insider.” He used to work at Ancestry.com but now works at Family Search. The ‘Insider’ has been running a series of postings about Citations; ie. recording the sources that you have for your information. He is planning a few more postings …

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Tomlinson’s Corners Cemetery, Mendon, NY

Over at the blog called “The Graveyard Rabbit – Western NY State” is a description of the Tomlinson’s Corner Cemetery in the Town of Mendon, NY. Also there are some very good quality photos of very old tombstones in the cemetery. You can click on the photos and they open as much larger images. That …

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Revolutionary War Soldiers

Happy July Fourth! This holiday makes me think of my ancestors Matthew Halsey and Jacob Wilklow that were soldiers during the Revolutionary War. Neither were in any battles but that doesn’t matter as they still were ready to fight if they needed to. I noticed another blog, Genealogy and Family History(.com) has a good posting on …

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