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GENTREK: Another Look at Newspaper Indices

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Thursday, Oct 24, 10:00pm (EDT) (Friday, Oct 25, 4:00am GMT) GENTREK: Another Look at Newspaper Indices. A newspaper index can assume various guises.  It can be a printed book or a computer database;…Continue


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Thursday, Oct 24, 10:00pm (EDT) (Friday, Oct 25, 4:00am GMT) GENTREK: Another Look at Newspaper Indices. A newspaper index can assume various guises.  It can be a printed book or a computer database; clipping file or card file; scrapbook or loose-leaf notebook; hardbound, softbound, unbound, or stapled; mimeographed, photocopied, typed, or handwritten; a thing of beauty or an eyesore forever.  YourChat Hosts, Jayne McCormick and Dae Powell.See More
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 GENTREK: March 2013 Calendar for Looking4KinThursday, March 7, 10:00pm (EDT) (Friday, March 8, 4:00am GMT) GENTREK: Illegitimate Offspring of the Kings of Britain and other Misconceptions. Bastardy, the result of illicit, possibly adulterous union, was frowned on by the Church in the Middle Ages, certainly after the marriage law was clarified by the eleventh century or so. Adultery and the question of the possible succession to estates of someone not the lawful heir was also of importance to…See More
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GENTREK: Feb 2012 Calendar for Looking4KinThursday, Feb 7, 10:00pm (EST) (Friday, Feb 8, 4:00am GMT) GENTREK: Implications of Record Source Failure. The thesis is quite simple: more than is generally recognized, sources just are not what they seem. We'll discuss how sources fail us and some useful ideas of how to work around these failures, for some of these ideas may represent a radical change in approach. Your Chat Hosts, Jayne McCormick and Dae Powell.Thursday, Feb 14, 10:00pm (EST) (Friday,…See More
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GENTREK: Oct 2012 Calendar for Looking4KinThursday, Oct 4, 10:00pm (EDT) (Friday, Oct 5, 4:00am GMT) GENTREK: Coordinating Maps with Text. Cartographic materials commonly connote a flat document with an aerial perspective a single entity of limited scope. Less understood is the depth of information to be gleaned from using historical maps in conjunction with manuscript collections. Many variables must be considered when searching for such items. A manuscript collection or map can be cataloged…See More
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GENTREK: July 2012 Calendar

GENTREK: July 2012 Calendar for Looking4KinThursday, July 5, 10:00pm (EDT) (Friday, July 6, 4:00am GMT) GENTREK: Looking for Divorce Records.  Divorce has always represented the death of someone's hopes, but divorce records can bring reality to our ancestors and priceless information into our research files. Your Chat Hosts, Jayne McCormick and Dae Powell.Thursday, July 12, 10:00pm (EDT) (Friday, July 13, 4:00am GMT) GENTREK: Documentation: Good, Bad & Ugly.  Isn't it wonderful when other…See More
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GENTREK: Apr 2012 Calendar for Looking4Kin

 Thursday, Apr 5, 10:00pm (EDT) (Friday, Apr 6, 4:00am GMT)GENTREK: Where to Find Maiden Names.Some people think modern women are tough to figure out — but your female ancestors are a real puzzle. In everyone's family tree, is perched at least one woman known to you only as Mary or Sarah or Elizabeth (___).   Your Chat Hosts, Jayne McCormick and Dæ Powell. Thursday, Apr 12, 10:00pm (EDT) (Friday, Apr 13, 4:00am GMT)GENTREK: What to Include & Exclude in Your Family History.  The late Unk…See More
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GENTREK: FEB 2012 Calendar for Looking4Kin

 GENTREK:  FEB 2012 Calendar for Looking4Kin Thursday, Feb 2, 10:00pm (EDT) (Friday, Feb 3, 4:00am GMT) GENTREK: A Chest of Genealogy Gold — Parish Records.  Ancestor digging in the many records of the Church of England parish chest is like panning for gold. The large nuggets are the parish registers which include christenings, marriages, and burials. From the information found in the parish registers, the skeleton or framework of a pedigree can be constructed. Your Chat Hosts, Jayne McCormick…See More
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I'm a Mom to two sons, a beautiful daughter-in-law, and Nana to 4 grandsons. I'm also "mom" to Jack my VERY handsome 5 year old English Springer Spaniel! I also have 2 granddogs, Luna, a beautiful beagle and Jake, a very affectionate Golden Retriever who loves to give kisses
Names I Research & their locations .... (please be specific here)
AMBLER - England > Chester Co.PA, Mid 1600's; ------- BAKER, CLOUD, IDDINGS, OTTEY; --------RATTUE/RATTEW/RETTEW, ROGERS - all Chester Co PA.,USA early 1700's.....
BISHOP, Chester Co.PA, USA 1682 to present.....
CRAWFORD - Montgomery Co, PA.,USA early 1800's.....
GRIFFITH - ??? mid 1700's.....
HANCOCK, MATLACK - England > NJ.....
IRWIN/IRVIN/IRVINEetc. - Ireland > Chester Co. PA, Early 1700's.....
JERMIN, WILLIAMS - Wales > PA late 1600's........
MATTSON/MATSON - Sweden > Chester Co. PA, Mid 1600's.....
MEREDITH - Chester Co. PA, Late 1700's.....
MILES, Montgomery Co, PA mid 1800's.....
POLLOCK, Chester Co. PA mid 1800's.....
RYAN, Chester Co. PA mid 1800's, possibly Lancaster Co. PA.....
THOMPSON - Ireland > Chester Co. PA, early 1800's.....
WATSON - Eng >  ??.....

MANY of these are not documented... My family had lots of names collected, but not much documentation (if any)

Alsoo researching SHAFER originally from the Ukraine and SORREL from NC
I got started researching my family history ......
Someone in my father's family has always be collecting names and information, but no one had ever documented that information...
I have been doing genealogy since ....
About 40 years
We all have them - my biggest brick wall is .......
Trying to figure out who really is my grgrandmother Mary Ellen Clair Bishop's father is. There are two possibilities.
By joining Looking 4 Kin I hope to .....
Teach others, and learn from them in return.

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At 5:44am on June 21, 2010, JacquiUK said…
Hi Jayne ..Hope you are well xxx
At 9:31pm on June 3, 2010, Just M said…
Welcome to Looking 4 Kin

Please take some time and wander through the site.

If you haven't done so yet please post some queries and names in the groups in the area's you research . If you have please have a look at your posting and see if you can update or add to it in anyway.

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