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How Genealogy Became Almost as Popular as Porn

Time Magazine says, “…genealogy is the second most popular hobby in the U.S. after gardening, according to ABC News, and the second most visited category of websites, after pornography.”

Read more at http://time.com/133811/how-genealogy-became-almost-as-popular-as-porn.


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Here are the articles in this week’s Plus Edition newsletter:

(+) How I Ditched My Laptop for a Tablet Computer

(+) A Tablet Computer that...

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Recent Updates to the Calendar of Genealogy Events

The following pages have recently been updated in the Calendar of Genealogy Events:

Online Webinars, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, and Utah

All information in the Calendar of Events is contributed by YOU and by other genealogists. You can directly add information to the Calendar about your local genealogy event.

Want to add a new event listing? Go to http://calendar.eogn.com and click on the link to your state, province, or country. You will also see...

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FamilySearch Photo Duplication Services to be Discontinued

According to a recently-updated wiki page at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Photoduplication_Services:

“Photo duplication Services will be discontinued as of December 5, 2014. As of this date, existing orders will be completed, but new orders will not be accepted.

“As more microfilm and books are digitized and added to FamilySearch.org, and more links are made available to partner sites that already have this information digitized, the need for photoduplication will...

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“Second Cousins,” “Once Removed”, and More Explained in Chart Form

It’s simple: “Figure out the common ancestor between two relatives. Then select the relationship of the first relative to the common ancestor in the top row. Move down to the row that corresponds to the relationship of the second person to the common ancestor. The result is the relationship of the second person to the first.”

OK, so maybe that isn’t so simple after all. I am not sure if a chart is worth a thousand words or not but a cousin relationship chart at ...

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