Monthly Archives: September 2014

“Chin Chin” plays Smith Opera House – 21 May 1920

Donna & “Chin Chin” Play the Smith Opera House in Geneva, New York, May 21, 1920. Many thanks to the Northern New York Library Network and their New York State HistoricNewspapers site. Because of their efforts, I learned that “Chin … Continue reading

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Genealogical Proof Standard – J. B. Burlison

Genealogical Proof Standard – J. B. Burlison Lately I’ve been seeing many things about the Genealogical Proof Standard. Certainly, Dr. Thomas Jones spoke about it at the recent Maine Genealogical Society that I attended. It was also the subject of … Continue reading

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Reinold Rode (1905-1992)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 39 Reinold Rode (1905-1992) By – Don Taylor No Story too Small  I have a friend that lured me into researching some of her Eastern European immigrants. Actually, she didn’t lure me; she … Continue reading

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Maine Genealogical Society – 2014 Annual Conference

Maine Genealogical Society – Annual Conference – Review Maine Genealogical SocietyLogo I had the opportunity to attend my first Maine Genealogical Society (MGS) event last Saturday.  I joined the MGS about a month after moving to Maine but hadn’t had … Continue reading

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Clifford Brown (aka Richard Earl Durand, aka Richard Earl Brown) (1903-1990)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 38 – Clifford Brown (aka Richard Earl Durand, aka Richard Earl Brown (1903-1990) By – Don Taylor No Story too Small We all have someone in our tree that is confusing. It is that … Continue reading

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Bio – Reuben Fowler (1753-1832)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 36 – Reuben Fowler (1753-1832) By – Don Taylor It is important to check the dates and check the facts you find in other peoples work.  My fifth great grandfather, Reuben Fowler, is a … Continue reading

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