Posts Tagged With: history

Military Monday – Records in St. Louis

We’ve all heard that the military records in St. Louis at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) burned in a fire in 1973. But did you know that some of those burned files have been and continue to be handled and made available to National Archives staff when possible? The Stars and Stripes newspaper recently […]

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Military Monday – Unknown World War II Soldiers

I’ve been writing a few books on my military ancestors based on my Finishing the Story lecture. If you haven’t heard it and live in the Chicago area, I think I’ve only got one more date on my calendar for that lecture this year. The second lecture in what is now becoming a series will […]

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Military Monday – Stories of the Lost Book Series

┬áIt has been a while since I wrote anything about my military ancestors on my blog. But I have been writing…..books. It has been an interesting journey filled with twists and turns and plenty of emotion. My initial thought was to write three books. Two story books and a guide. Then a couple of weeks […]

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Generations and Sort Your Story Collaborate

Generations collaborated with Sort Your Story this year to write a couple of companion guides for the Sort Your Story software. Have you seen the software? It is a genealogical organization software. Very user-friendly and a great option for kids just started out in genealogy. The Sort Your Story Companion Guides in conjunction with my […]

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Follow Friday – Katie Andrews Potter

Have you heard of Katie Andrews Potter? If you are a genealogist and have not, you need to know about her. Katie lives near Indianapolis, Indiana and loves family history. According to her author’s bio, she has filled many spiral bound notebooks with stories and story ideas. The idea for her new book Going Over […]

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Upcoming Generations Appearances!

Generations will be speaking on the following dates between now and the end of February 2013. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Connecting with others using Social Networking and Online Family Trees. South Suburban Genealogical Society meeting. January 12, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Finishing the Story Three case studies will be presented on World […]

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