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Saturday Night Genealogy Fun with Randy Seaver is to source and transcribe the first paragraph of the last genealogy related book you read. Will be interesting to see everyone’s submissions! Another great challenge from Genea-Musings!
Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings has posted his challenge for Saturday Night Genealogy. This week is about Genealogisms..
A new year has started and it begins a new series of 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History. The one for this week is as follows:
Week 1: New Year’s. Did your family have any New Year’s traditions? How was the New Year celebrated during your childhood? Have you kept these traditions in the present day? This challenge runs from Saturday, January 1, 2011 through Friday, January 7, 2011. I challenge everyone to participate as often as they can and time permits.
Clark Doan of Tennessee Genealogical Society gave a wonderful interactive lecture on Navigating Roadblocks. I want to share with you some of the things discussed that night. Each of us was given a question to answer. Below are the questions and some of the replies each group gave.
Genealogy Cruises are fast becoming the new way to attend genealogical conferences. The genealogy cruise has the speakers and lectures that we are use to; but also adds the wonderful food and relaxation a cruise can give.
Tennessee Genealogical Society is hosting a FREE Educational Program this Fall 2010 and many other classes. Check it Out….
Lowcountry Africana has joined with Footnote.com to create a FREE interactive Slave Records Collection. They will be digitizing every surviving estate inventory for Colonial and Charleston, SC from 1732-1872, as well as selected bills of sale for the same period, in a free collection on Footnote. The names of more than 30,000 enslaved ancestors are preserved in these records. They will need many willing hands to index the records; they will need volunteers and that is where YOU can help!
1) If you won the grand prize in the Ancestry.com Ultimate Family History Journey Sweepstakes of $20,000 for genealogy travel to places of your choice, where would you go, and what would you do? 2) Tell us of your dream genealogy trip using the prize money in a blog post of your own, in a comment to this post, or in a comment on Facebook.
Saturday Night Fun has taken a little twist from the genealogical topics and has made way to get to know each of us a little better outside of the family research. Here is tonite’s challenge:
Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to:
* Tell us about your “other” hobbies or interests outside of genealogy and family history research, writing, speaking, etc.
The Geneabloggers have come up with their 2010 theme thanks to Amy Coffin. For those who have time in their schedules to blog, this weekly suggestion gives them something to write about.I have enjoyed participating in last year’s blogging and Week 1 of this year. Here is Week 3′s blog.