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ThanksGiving

This year, Thanksgiving will be on Thursday, November 28. So why do we celebrate Thanksgiving every year? When and how did Thanksgiving first become a National Holiday?  And what did they eat?  Most of us were told how the Indians help teach the Pilgrims how to grow corn, along with other skills like hunting, fishing …

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Armistice Day? Veterans Day?

Tomorrow we recognize and acknowledge all those who have served in our armed forces.  This year marks the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day. Here are some interesting facts about Veterans Day that you may not know. On November 11, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To …

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NOVEMBER MEMORIALS

Who are We?Remember, Honor & Cherish  Caroline M. Doughtery Bergeron 3/6/1944 – 11/14/2009Caroline Mae is the daughter of Lorraine Chagnon Doughtery Sweeney and James Doughtery, married, and the mother of 2 children. Jasper D. Blow 5/14/1909 – 11/7/1973Jasper Daniel is the son of Daniel Blow and Mary Anne Cootware, the husband to Glenna Ploof, and the …

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OCTOBER MEMORIALS

Honor, Cherish & Remember Russell Beaupre 7/27/1915-10/4/1981Russell is the son of Fay Beaupre and Rose Lucia, the husband of Vivian R. Winegar  and the father of Lanny Beaupre.  Albert Bosley 10/19/1938Albert is the husband of Louise Rayta and father of Raymond Bosley. Adeline Jennie (Plante) Bouchard 6/1/1851-10/20/1883Jennie is the daughter of Pierre Plante and Antoinette …

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My Journey with Genetic DNA and Genealogy Part 3

This is part 3 of my journey with genetic DNA and my genealogy. I have been working with my DNA results from both Ancestry.com and MyHeritage.com.  There has been a lot to learn about the tools that they offer and what I need to be looking for.  I have also uploaded both DNA Raw files …

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My Journey with DNA Genetics and Genealogy!

I have been doing genealogy for over 4 decades, going to libraries, vital records repositories, city clerks, historical societies and surfing the world wide web for genealogy related websites. I have also subscribed to several magazines, societies, and websites. And   I have spent countless hours walking through cemeteries, and interviewing relatives, but there was one thing I had …

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