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The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman.
This is Part #2 of a 2-part series. Part #1 is still available at http://eogn.com/wp/?p=41982.
Part #1 of this article described two reasons why we might want to archive all our email messages, both sent and received. One reason is genealogy-related, the other is not. The second part of this article describes some of the methods that can be used to save your email messages for years, possibly for decades....
UPDATE: The hosting service apparently has resolved the problem and http://www.eogn.com/wp/ is now back in operation.
If you attempt to go to http://www.eogn.com/wp/ web site right now and receive an error of “This site can’t be reached” or something similar, the problem is not with your set. The Internet hosting service that provides that server has notified me there is a networking problem affecting anyone trying to connect to any web server in that data center. The...
Over 205 million new records and newspaper articles are available to search this Findmypast Friday including;
Over 204 million new articles and 8 new titles have been added to our collection of historic British newspapers. The new additions include the Northern Daily Telegraph, Illustrated Sporting and...
The purchase of a tombstone from an antiques store led a California artist on a journey to find its rightful place. Alexandra Grant bought the marker in Buffalo, Wyoming, in 2000. Etched on the tombstone was the name Lena Davis, a girl who died on July 19, 1880. The stone, she was told, was from a ranch in eastern Wyoming. The story turned out to be wrong but Alexandra Grant solved the mystery anyway. Even better, she returned the tombstone to its rightful place.
Alexandra Grant thought of...
The following announcement was written by the (U.S.) National Genealogical Society:
Nominations Now Being Accepted — The Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship
This post continues a periodic series where we, at NGS, highlight the various competitions (15 December deadline) and awards (31 January) where nominations are sought in order to recognize excellence. The winners will be announced at the annual NGS Family History Conference, 10-13 May 2017.
With the competitions...