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Did you know that those markings on your ancestor's passenger list actually mean something that could be useful to you in your genealogy research?
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Manifest Markings - Occupation Column
Love, love, love my new toy! I can scan geneology documents, recipes, etc. on the go.
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Site full of the ultimate man gifts for every price range, like the Portable Scanner - 2013 Best Gifts for Men: Cool Gadgets Gift Ideas, by Rosie2010
Hand-Held Wand Scanner. This is truly the best gadget. Great for genealogy research, then download info into computer. Can buy these at Bed, Bath & Beyond.
VuPoint Solution’s Magic Wand is ready for battle, er, scanning. With the clever and lightweight (7.5 oz) Magic Wand, you can scan documents, receipts, and photos from anywhere.
VuPoint Solution’s Magic Wand portable scanner $100
Magic Wand Scanner. It saves images as JPG files that can be uploaded to the computer. Great for when you only need a few pages from a book and don't want to check it out or buy it!
Search for your ancestors in these free digitized American biographies, genealogies and history books.
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#oldbooks #books #timelessbooks
old books - Google Search
Annie Besant Quotes at StatusMind.
genealogy book links
This 'Dictionary of Old Occupations' can be very interesting. Add these details and definitions to the "notes" in your tree to make it come alive. #genealogy
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Dictionary of Old Occupations- fun to add info to a family tree book?
Dictionary of Old Occupations: A-Z Index...great reference for old and odd occupations you may find mentioned in Death Certificates and family histories.
This 'Dictionary of Old Occupations' can be very interesting. Add these details and definitions to the "notes" in your genealogy tree to make it come alive.
Family Tree Researcher: Dictionary of Old Occupations - Index
How to read old writing
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How to read old writing for family history-- Perfect because I often have a hard time reading what people wrote
I've invested too much time trying to simply figure out a letter
A go-to chart for deciphering old handwriting, back when they apparently thought they could make a capital C look like a C, an O, a G, or an I.
fancy letters for wedding invitations and stuff
How to decipher old style handwriting. Great for old family records.
Tools: How to decipher old style handwriting. #genealogy #resources
How to decipher old style handwriting. Handy when looking up your family history, reading old documents, letters, etc.
Check out our #40toFollow- Social Media Mavericks from the latest issue of the magazine!
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Social Media Mavericks: 40 to Follow via Family Tree Magazine #genealogy
Top Genealogy Social Media Mavericks To Follow
Costumes Web, Skirt Patterns, Victorian Costume, Greek Costumes, Egyptian Costume, Pattern Drafting, Skirts Patterns, Patterns Drafting, Costumes History
Fashion-Era a great costume web site including pattern drafting a skirt block
Ancient Greek Costume History - The MANY TIME PEO TO MAKE ///////////////////////////////////////////////
Ancient Greek, roman, celtic, saxon and egyptian Costume history.
Make your own pencil skirt pattern: Pattern Drafting Skirt Introduction Page 1
~ Death & Gravestone Symbolism ~
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Death Death Icons in Different Cultures ??? Infographic
Grave symbols -infographic
Death and gravestone symbolism Interesting stuff for your prop tombstones! http://www.coolinfographics.com/blog/2011/11/3/death-gravestone-symbolism.html
Death and Gravestone Symbolism. Some pretty interesting info, and I love that this is from a company that helps you find life insurance, lol.
Death and Gravestone Symbolism Infograph
Death symbols infographic...brought to you by a life insurance provider 0.o
Grave symbols. Wow I had no idea these symbols meant some of these things
Which census was that?
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Which census was that? - Organize Your Family History| A quick and helpful guide. Genealogy. Family tree research.
This should help you organize all those records #familyhistory #ancestry #genealogy mycanvas.com
Which census was that? - Organize Your Family History #genealogy
Which census was that? - Organize Your Family History
It's important to know where your family fits in history. The history of the world around them affected their lives and the choices they made. It also affects the kinds of records created that you use to research your #genealogy. What kind of timelines do you use to keep track of historical events? Here is one example.
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Learn American history through movies. Timeline with compatible movie list.
Homeschooling history movie list
American History Timeline and Movie List for learning American History through movies
American History Timeline; Includes movie resources for teaching history
American History Timeline: learning American history through movies & free timeline
WolframAlpha can help you answer a lot of #genealogy questions like: -Was your great-grandmother's name common at that time? -What happened on your grandfather's birthday? -What was the weather like on your grandparents' wedding day? -What were the towns they lived in like, including demographics, and how far are they from where you live? -What was 20 dollars' worth the year your great-grandmother was born? -What is the technical relationship between you and your grandfather's sister?
Grandfather Birthday, Wedding Day, Great Grandmother
WolframAlpha: A New Tool for Genealogy
We’re excited to introduce Shoebox from Ancestry.com – a brand new version of the Shoebox mobile scanner that allows you to upload photos directly to your family tree on Ancestry.com. There has never been a simpler, faster, and more beautiful way to scan your old photos.
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Introducing Shoebox From Ancestry.com – A Scanner in Your Pocket
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Colonial Bytes: Consanguinity - The Degree of Genealogical Relationships
Cousin relationships explained - First cousin once removed, second cousin, etc. Charts are confusing but info is good.
Family relationship degrees... I always wondered about this!
Cousins chart #Family Reunion
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The 100 Books Project (with photo: Old books by Moyan_Brenn, via Flickr)
#2 TCK's grandparents, missionaries and reentry, an online book study, an interview that promotes Biblical submission, the 7-minute workout, and a book list worth browsing
The 2009 Booker Longlist excerpts and descriptions The Children’s Book by A.S. Byatt Summertime by J.M Coetzee The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds How to Paint a Dead Man by Sarah Hall The Wilderness by Samantha Harvey Me Cheeta by James Lever Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel The Glass Room by Simon Mawer Not Untrue and Not Unkind by Ed O’Loughlin Heliopolis by James Scudamore Brooklyn by Colm Toibin Love and Summer by William Trevor The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
Old books inside the famous library of Strahov, in Prague
Jen Thorn's Favorite Books of 2013
Happy Library Week! And Happy National Library Workers Day!
Preserving family history by using your smartphone: "It's natural to use special recording devices to preserve your family history, but with today's technology, extra devices."
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Preserving family history by using your smartphone
November is a great month to get those family stories recorded. Llama says so. The National Day of Listening is a new national holiday started by StoryCorps in 2008. On the day after Thanksgiving, StoryCorps asks all Americans to take an hour to record an interview with a loved one, using recording equipment that is readily available in most homes, such as computers, iPhones, and tape recorders, along with StoryCorps’ free Do-It-Yourself Instruction Guide at: nationaldayoflist....
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November is a great month to get those family stories recorded. Llama says so. The National Day of Listening is a new national holiday started by StoryCorps in 2008. On the day after Thanksgiving, StoryCorps asks all Americans to take an hour to record an interview with a loved one, using recording equipment that is readily available in most homes, such as computers, iPhones, and tape recorders, along with StoryCorps’ free Do-It-Yourself Instruction Guide at: http://nationaldayoflistening.org/downloads/DIY-Instruction-Guide.pdf
9 #Genealogy Things You Need to Know This Morning, Sunday 17 Nov 2013, via 4YourFamilyStory.com. #needtoknow
Check this out. You can now use Facebook to grow your family tree!
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Using Facebook to Grow Your Family Tree
Have you checked out the state and county resources available on USGenWeb? Great #genealogy tool.