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14 Feb 2017

Love Stories Found in Ex-Slave Narratives

By |14 Feb 2017|African American Genealogy, Holidays|Comments Off on Love Stories Found in Ex-Slave Narratives

Happy St. Valentine's Day to my readers. Today's post is about love stories found in ex-slave narratives at the Library of Congress. These narratives are available here: Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936-1938. Containing more than 2,300 first person accounts of slavery and 500 photographs [...]

30 Dec 2016

Shortening Ancestry Links

By |30 Dec 2016|Research Tips, Sources and Citations|4 Comments

Today's post is about shortening Ancestry links. Lately I've been getting lots of very long URLs for links to specific records. Here's an example of a long URL for a record in the 1820 U.S. census: &gsfn_x=1&gsln=kinsley&gsln_x=1&msrpn__ftp=Pomfret,%20Chautauqua,%20New%20York,%20USA&msrpn=10284&msrpn_PInfo=8- I want to paste this link into my family tree program [...]

4 Jun 2016

“Our true nationality is mankind.”

By |4 Jun 2016|Genealogy, genetic genealogy and DNA|Comments Off on “Our true nationality is mankind.”

Yes, this is an ad for travel company, but I think it's well done. Any genealogist would leap to have this opportunity for DNA testing and travel. As H.G. Wells said, “Our true nationality is mankind.” It’s easy to think there are more things dividing us than uniting us. But we [...]

30 Dec 2015

Win a Free 3-Day RootsTech 2016 Pass

By |30 Dec 2015|Genealogy|Comments Off on Win a Free 3-Day RootsTech 2016 Pass

As a RootsTech 2016 speaker and ambassador, I'm giving away one free 3-day RootsTech 2016 pass through my website, Sassy Jane Genealogy. If you're planning to attend RootsTech 2016, read on for the way to enter this giveaway. RootsTech 2016 is 3-6, 2016 at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. [...]