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Researching the Probate Estate of Mary Robertson | Shirley Obrzud

Family History, Guest Blogger By October 6, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , 1 Comment

When a person dies Intestate, this means that they have passed away with some form of property (be it a building or a bank account with a value greater than their owed debts and funeral expenses) without leaving a Valid Will…

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Digging Deeper into Family Stories | Mary Tedesco

Family History, Guest Blogger By September 22, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

Something important I’ve learned from being immersed in genealogical research, both as a professional genealogist and as a host on “Genealogy Roadshow” (PBS), is that every family history contains amazing stories.

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Letters From Home | Heather Wylie

Family History, Guest Blogger By September 15, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

I grew up listening to family love stories. As a little girl I was often told that my paternal grandparents knew each other for a few weeks before they were married. How romantic! During World War II my paternal grandfather, Grandad, was stationed in the Aleutian Islands. My parents and other relatives told me that…

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We Built More Than a Book | Lynn Palermo

Family Fun, Family History, Guest Blogger, MyCanvas Products By September 1, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

Danette and I were not close as cousins go. We were born 10 years apart; she lived in Virginia, I lived in Canada, plus with 45 cousins in the family, we naturally migrated towards cousins closer to our age. However in 2007, as adults, we found a common interest—a family history book.

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MyCanvas GBS – Guest Bloggers!

Guest Blogger By August 18, 2015 Tags: , , , , , 2 Comments

As we mentioned before, we’ve asked guests from near and far to share inspirational stories relating to families, history, the research process, and preserving memories. Our sixteen guest bloggers are from around the world, and our Feature Guest Blogger loves Italian culture. We’re so excited to announce that joining us in this series is…

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