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9 September 2012 Analysis

I came back from FGS inspired to work on my DAR application.  It’s been languishing for quite some time, as I wasn’t sure I wanted to proceed.  My purpose in applying was always completion of the rigorous application process; I see it as a validation of my genealogy research skills.  There are a couple of […]

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Weekly Updates for 2010-06-30

30 June 2010 DNA

Reading “Tribe moves to implement DNA testing for new applicants to Cherokee rolls” http://ht.ly/22wlT #genealogy # Created an @footnote page for Samuel Mackie. http://ht.ly/22RgL #genealogy # Reading: Southern California Genealogical Society’s 2010 Jamboree: The Conclusion http://ht.ly/22YEF||good #genealogy conference tips! # Blog post: Using @Evernote for #Genealogy http://ht.ly/22Wwf # Cleaning up problems in my #genealogy database. […]

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Weekly Updates for 2009-12-02

2 December 2009 Uncategorized

I just got a comment on my blog from a distant who wants to use info from one of my posts in a book he is writing. How cool is that? # Found marriage and death info for John Whitfield HEMPHILL 1848 – 1915. http://ow.ly/Gs5O #genealogy #surnames # RT @BBPetura: I’m thankful the DAR has […]

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Weekly Updates for 2009-11-25

25 November 2009 DNA

Interesting news. . .DearMYRTLE’s Genealogy Blog: DAR: Online databases now available http://ow.ly/DylA # RT @footnote: Check out our new Native American Collection. Explore unique documents and share Native American heritage. http://bit.ly/sLNEk # Ditto. RT @rjseaver: highlighted the 84th Carnival of Gen., and Jasia, our carnival goddess, in http://tinyurl.com/COG84th Thanks, Jasia! # RT @23andMe: Blog Post- […]

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Monday Madness: Proof of Margaret Hemphill’s Maiden Name

27 July 2009 Most Wanted

I recently wrote about my decision to join the DAR.  The application requires evidence for each name, date, and place for each individual in the line from me to my patriot.  I have what I consider to be very good evidence for each fact; however, I am missing one, non-essential piece.  I can apply without […]

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Daughters of the American Revolution

28 June 2009 Military

I’ve decided to join the DAR.  I’ve thought about this for awhile and finally decided to go forward for a variety of reasons. Identifying Revolutionary War patriots is one of the things that originally got me interested in genealogy. Obtaining access to the DAR genealogy files. Completing the rigorous application process will be a test […]

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