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- 151. Re: [ROOTS-L] LDS Family History 
- It is a common misconception that the LDS verifies genealogical information
posted. It does not.
While it provides a technical means whereby anyone can submit their "tree,"
there is no army of experts available to check the information and verify
the sources (if any were provided).
The same can be said for most traditionally published genealogies. Few, if
any, of them are/were checked by genealogical scholars. Most of us do the
best we can in researching, compiling and publishing our findings (online
- 152. Re: [ROOTS-L] Family Trees on line - An invasion of Privacy 
I know you called this "word of mouth" but all of this still *is*
documentation! In your source notes, you say "according to the family, he
died in Theresienstadt, however, death records from yyyy state he died in
Trebelinka Molytestonic." And, yes, a tattoo number certainly would count
as documentation. I don't know much about the death camps, or their
numbering systems, but I do know there are organizations who are dedicated
to sorting this out.
The key, I think, is that you put down as documentat
- 153. Re: [ROOTS-L] Spanish Surnames & Argentina census 
- Hi Carol,
In Spanish, women keep their maiden name and add their husbands surname at
the end. Thus, your Juana Sanchez de Botteron would be Juana (nee) SANCHEZ de
(wife of) Botteron.
Happy New Year and Great Hunting!
In a message dated 04-Jan-08 08:46:24 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2008 From: Carol Botteron
Subject: [ROOTS-L] Spanish Surnames & Argentina census
To: firstname.lastname@example.org_ (mailto:roots@r
- 154. Re: [ROOTS-L] wrong data 
- I have a friend he must be 63 or 62 or 64 or who knows
all he knows is that he was born on a Sunday and it was a hot
When he went to get a passport
he gave him self a birthday date
but he really doesn't know
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- 155. Re: [ROOTS-L] Frisco Railroad information 
- Hello James,
As a rail fan, I was very pleased to acquire this site and
information. Question-- do you know of any site for employees of the
Pennsylvania Railroad? I have an uncle who worked a lifetime for this
railroad. Thank you, and stay well. FRED in PA
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
Behalf Of James Schatz
Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 2:26 PM
To: email@example.com; Jim and Margaret 0 Schatz
Subject: [ROOTS-L] Frisco Railroa
- 156. [ROOTS-L] Organizing & Storing Documents & Records 
- I too have had that dilemma. A dear friend gave a class on it at our local
FHC. She got it years ago from someone else.
Alice has a table or spreadsheet that she keeps as an index. She takes a
document, numbers it, and puts it in her file. If the document could be
cross referenced with numerous families, she writes the names of all the
families in her index.
She just numbers the corner of the document with a black marking pen and
drops it in her file. If she ends up with multiple of the same kind
- 157. Re: [ROOTS-L] Documenting from Holocaust records 
- Ema wrote:
> Since I lost so many members of my family in the holocaust Its hard to have documents - according to these people my tree is garbage because its not documented properly>
This web site is an article on the 16 miles of Holocaust records at Bad
Arolsen, Germany, being digitized with one copy of the database being
deposited in each country concerned. The database will be at the
American Holocaust Museum in about a year.
- 158. Re: [ROOTS-L] Invasion of privacy 
- >From: LERENA STUMP
>In this day and age with identity theft on the rise, I don't think it is
>wise to put the name of any living person in our family trees on line.
"Born before 1900 or known to have died" is fairly safe, but I know
someone who is 111, and a resident of my town is 114.
>One of the first things you are asked by a bank is the name of your
>parents, or your mother's maiden name.
In my experience, banks etc. don't need your mother's real maiden name;
it's just a question
- 159. Re: [ROOTS-L] Invasion of privacy 
- The truth is in my opinion, that you are assuming that everyone's
relatives are like yours. I have several familly members interested in
the family tree and the history of the many branches. Eliminating
people from your tree because they do not want to be included or
because you hate them is NOT what genealogy is about. I have no
interest in baseball cards or something with money -- whatever the
devil that is supposed to mean.
Most of my family is speaking to me. Telling the rest of us on the
list that we
- 160. Re: [ROOTS-L] Family History 
- Bob, I have my family file on the Rootsweb World Connect and I update
it all the time. I am the ONLY person who can update it, remove it,
and download it. It is also there in case I would have my computer
crash and lose all my work. I never have added it on the Ancestry side
and it is NOT there.
I find it very hard to believe that they told you too bad. What did
you have on Rootsweb and where exactly was it? Your own web account or
On Jan 15, 2008 4:46 PM, Bob wrot
- 161. [ROOTS-L] Ancestry 
- The way I see it, you have a choice. Either pay to use Ancestry or don't
pay for it. You can always go to most public library and use it. So lets get a
life and stop complaing.
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- 162. [ROOTS-L] FRANK J. WILSON 
- FRANK J. WILSON: Looking for my grandfather FRANK J. WILSON. He married Eugenia Campbell Moode in 1905 in Howard County, Big Springs, Texas. They went to Los Angeles, California, after their marriage and their first child Marry Florence was born in 1907. My father William H. (Bill) was born on 28 Jan 1909 . Another daughter Francis was born in 1910/11 and first appears - with Eugenia and the other two children - in LA on the 1920 census.
On the 1910 LA cenus Frank J. and Eugenia are shown as divorced but l
- 163. Re: [ROOTS-L] family 
- I didn't write to Vic. He replied to me and I am not the only one who
tries to document as much as possible. My family is just as
convoluted and meshed as many others. I think you and others have
blown this all out of proportion.
My stand is that the lady who made comments about putting in people in
her family tree when she was not even sure that they were related is
that she is collecting names not researching. There is a huge
difference. But do what you want. I am more concerned with making my
- 164. Re: [ROOTS-L] Using the website www.raogk.org 
- > Source: ROOTS@rootsweb.com
> Subject: [ROOTS-L] Using the website www.raogk.org
> I noticed that someone just requested an obit from this list and I
> suggested that she use www.raogk.org and she said that she had used it
> many times and that she had already used her limit on that website,
> myself have used it many times if I use a different name and dates and
> all and never had a problem, I have read the rules for this website and
> I do not see anything about using different names and d
- 165. Re: [ROOTS-L] questions 
- Karen, It is my understanding that a relative and or an executor of an
estate could apply for a pension for a "handicapped" child of the deceased.
I have found 2 such cases in the research for my family, both being Civil
----- Original Message -----
From: "Karen Conroy"
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 5:21 PM
Subject: [ROOTS-L] questions
> I am looking for a genealogy list where I can ask general stupid
- 166. [ROOTS-L] SCHRIVER and SHRIVER families of Pennsylvania and Maryland 
- The Littlestown Historical Society in Adams
County, PA. :
Next month Feb. 19, 2008 7:00 P.M.
at Centenary United
Methodist Church, 50 E. King St., Littlestown
(Adams County, PA.) in their fellowship hall
(Methodist Social Hall) in the rear of the church
(door off alley beside building, ample parking) the
speaker is discussing "Andreas AKA Andrew SHRIVER and
Union Mills in MD." The speaker will be Ivan LUFRIU.
Andrew AKA Andreas SCHRIVER was the
first settler to
- 167. [ROOTS-L] Family Trees on line - An invasion of Privacy 
- No offense but I thought we'd taken care of this subject.
- 168. Re: [ROOTS-L] Family History 
Of course you can house your family tree anywhere you want to--and your own
personal website is always a good place to post information. However, if you
are rejecting the idea of additionally uploading a family tree to RootsWeb's
WorldConnect because you think you would need to ASK RootsWeb to change it
(or even delete it for that matter) you are mistaken. Submitters of family
trees to WorldConnect have complete control over their files. They don't need
to ASK anyone to change or de
- 169. [ROOTS-L] Sukey/Sally 
- Does anyone have girls named Sally
who were called Sukey in the 1798/1800
time period. It seems Sukey was a more
common nickname in the South but this was
This girl was called Sukey by her father in 1800
when he placed an ad in the newspaper searching
for her. She must have been very young, a baby
or toddler. He called her Sukey again in 1821 in his
will. There is a Sally in the family but don't know if Sally was
Sukey or Sally belonged to his brother.
Does anyone have a Sally (born in Ameri
- 170. [ROOTS-L] Chicago Obituary lookup 
- Can somebody with a Chicago library card do an obituary lookup for me?
It's for my great great grandfather who died in Chicago in 1913.
Unfortunately I don't have the date or the month. His name was William
Chandler Learned and he died in Chicago in 1913 at age 85 years. Here's
the database link to get to the Chicago Tribune Historical Archive
(1849-1985) at the Chicago Public Library
- 171. Re: [ROOTS-L] Chicago Obituary lookup 
- I don't get a William "C" Learned in 1913 but I get a William "O" (which
might be transcriber error)any searching thru stevemorse.org I got
LEARNED, WILLIAM O 02/25/1912CHICAGO 83 YRU
I looked in the Historic newspapers db but Learned keep coming up as "we
learned of the death" and so on. I suggest you post to the Cook Co Board at
rootsweb, they have much more knowledge.
On Jan 14, 2008 2:54 PM, Marian Pierre-Louis wrote:
> Can somebody with a Chicago library c
- 172. Re: [ROOTS-L] Invasion of Privacy and Copyright 
> As this unanimous Supreme Court case indicates, not all fact-based
> compilations can be copyrighted:
Nice research Drew. How on earth did you manage to find that? That may
well be the kind of ruling that separates genealogy works from other
BUT, I would still step lightly around genealogies that people haven't
made public, meaning I'd ask permission. Picture someone asking you to
proofread their entries (or even paying you to
- 173. [ROOTS-L] ZEITTING 
- hello list. Anyone out there that may have a connection to BEHREND
Married a young lady by the name of Hauke Dettmers July 4, 1869. Thank
- 174. [ROOTS-L] Bertha Lawrence Knight 
- I have my answer to the information on Bertha Lawrence Knight I found the daughter's marriage license and it stated that Bertha died in childbirth so that answered my question about that and it also stated the location where she was born so I want to Thank everyone that put time and effort into trying to locate information for me. Thank You from the bottom of my heart!!!
- 175. [ROOTS-L] printing enlarged items in Adobe 
- When I want to print enlarged Adobe pdf files, I do the following:
I right click on my choice and select open in a new window.
when the page loads, Adobe has a size option in the task bar
click on this and select 200% or whatever size you want from the dropdown menu
move the page around until the item you want to print is visible
click on the print icon in Adobe
the print window will open
select current view
click on print
this works very well with Heritage Quest census images and newspaper pages
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