Tuesday, May 24, 2005

NEAT THINGS I'VE READ LATELY: 24 May 2005

DearREADERS,
Here are some links, pulled from the headlines, using my "YAHOO" news alert for "family history." If you'd like to learn more, go to the website in question.

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Local News Bloomfield elementary students learn about family roots
Linton Daily Citizen Mon, 23 May 2005 1:40 PM PDT
A group of about 80 Bloomfield Elementary School sixth-grade students now know a lot more about their own family roots.
http://www.dailycitizen.com/articles/2005/05/23/news/history.txt

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Using DNA to Trace Family History is Focus of Online Genealogy Conference
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance Mon, 23 May 2005 4:58 AM PDT
DNA Testing is Newest Tool for Tracing Ancestry and is the Subject of Upcoming Internet-Based "Family Link Expo 2." Genetic Genealogy Theme is Expected to Attract a Worldwide, At-Home Audience of Professional and Amateur Family History Buffs.
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/050523/235302.html?.v=1

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Tradition lives on in La Crosse family
La Crosse Tribune - May 21 10:00 PM
Eleven-week-old Abby Seidel will make family history when she is baptized today. The La Crosse girl will go through the ceremony in a 184-year-old baptismal gown that was first worn by her great-great-great-great-grandfather, Albert Johnston, in 1821 — before Wisconsin was even a state.
http://www.lacrossetribune.com/articles/2005/05/22/news/z01gown22.txt

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Stories remembered, memories shared: Local writer pens "Front Porch" tales
The News-Courier - May 23 10:18 PM
Four-year-old Frank Westmoreland Jr. and friends Dan Hall and Ed Preyer sit in front of the Westmoreland home in Athens.
Growing up at his maternal grandparents' place in Giles County, Tenn., Frank G. Westmoreland Jr. looked forward to his father's tales of happenings in Athens, where the elder Frank had grown up and where the younger Frank lived until he was 4.
http://www.enewscourier.com/articles/2005/05/24/news/lifestyles/026frankw.txt

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Discover Your Family History and Trace Your Ancestry With the New Legacy Family Tree Deluxe 5.0
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - May 18 9:00 AM
Allume Systems, Inc., an IMSI company , today announced the release of Legacy® Family Tree Deluxe 5.0, under the IMSI brand.
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/050518/sfw072.html?.v=13

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Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
DearMYRTLE,
6023 26th Street West PMB 352
Bradenton, FL 34207
http://www.DearMYRTLE.com

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