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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt 8 Aug 2016

DearMYRTLE and Cousin Russ recognize the United Nations' International Decade for People of African Descent 2015-2024. We reach out to all regardless of race, color, creed or national origin with support for researching family and documenting cultural inheritance.
Cousin Russ reminds us that although you can VIEW and COMMENT using Facebook, LinkedIn, Google or Twitter, "You must have a Google+ account to appear as a panel participant. It is best if you have a Camera and Headset so that we can see and chat with you. If you want to be a Participant and JOIN the Panel. Please let me know NOW. You will receive a message that you will have to ACCEPT. Don't forget to Mute your mic when you enter."ttp://

  • Barbara Zabitz writes "Thank you for the welcome...I have been watching archived sessions!!"
  • Maria Halmfors writes "I want to inform you that August 20-21 Genealogy Days 2016 in Umeå, Sweden Exhibitors and speakers from Sweden, Finland, Norway and USA." See:
  • LIV Christensen mentions "I am attending from the suburbs of Oslo, Norway. On the 20th of August I am going to Umeå and "genealogy days" there which Maria had a post about. I am looking much forward to it."
  • We spotlighted a blog post by Erica Voolich about an ancestor widowed in her mid-50s who lived to be 92. City directories play a part in the story. A Family Story, a Bit of Investigation and "The Rest of the Story"
  • Debi McGee Hoag writes "Reverse address listings are priceless for finding descendants with different names living in same household." 
  • Linda Stufflebean says "My grandparents owned a meat market at least from 1930-1951. I was able to prove that they had opened it by 1922 using city directories." 

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