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- 226. Re: [ROOTS-L] Adobe Acrobat and Fulton history site 
- Sorry about that, the url is www.fultonhistory.com and it is a WONDERFUL
site for those of us that have ancestors in small towns who were busy or
rich. Mine happened to be busy.
From: Kith-n-Kin [mailto:Kith-n-Kin@cox.net]
Sent: Sunday, January 06, 2008 2:28 PM
To: 'Elizabeth Parmalee'; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: RE: [ROOTS-L] Adobe Acrobat and Fulton history site
If you could give us the site URL (address), one of us could go to the site
and try to figure ou
- 227. Re: [ROOTS-L] How do I Justify Locations? 
- Legacy should only guve you an error if you use a county that didnt exist
at that date. I would help to join the list from the. And don' forget
Support they are great and actually answer mail! They also monitor the list
On Dec 31, 2007 8:20 PM, Jim McGrath wrote:
> I am running into a little problem. I have managed to go back through
> family tree a long ways. Along the way I have encountered places that
> people were born/married/died that now no longer e
- 228. [ROOTS-L] Norweigan ancestors 
My great grandparents Anna Ever son and Elias Paulson emigrated from Norway
in 1881 when my grandmother was a toddler. I have been told that he was
hired to accompany a group of emigrants here as he spoke English. He was
supposed to have been a professor in Norway and apparently worked for the emigration
office in Galveston after their arrival as he spoke several languages. Does
anyone know why groups of people emigrated from Norway and how I might find
out if this story is true. They went
- 229. [ROOTS-L] Family Trees on line - An invasion of Privacy? 
Recently received an e-mail from a distant relative who found the family site and noticed his name and that of his wife. Dates were not shown as both are still living.
Any invasion of privacy as a result of this website and he "will see me in court".
Comments from members please.
- 230. [ROOTS-L] 435+ News Articles Added 
- Over 435 news items from historical newspapers have been added in the past
week at Newspaper Abstracts! See below for the areas updated.
United States - 435 new articles (50,818 total)
Alabama - 14 new articles (721 total)
California - 125 new articles (6,261 total)
Connecticut - 15 new ar
- 231. Re: [ROOTS-L] Tucson, AZ obituary 12/27/2007 
- Nicholas --
I know I should remember, as we've corresponded before, but I don't recall
your uncle's name.
I've used my copy of that date to light a fire, but have friends who
probably still have theirs. If not, I can go down to the paper and get a
Pat (in Tucson)
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
Behalf Of Nicholas Weerts
Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2008 12:55 AM
Subject: [ROOTS-L] Tucson, AZ obituary 1
- 232. [ROOTS-L] Older Obituaries 
- Input Please.... on places to look for older obituaries....On Line.
I know the Libraries are one of the best for writing...
- 233. Re: [ROOTS-L] Changing given names, Surnames 
- Both of my parents "changed names" Mom from Ruby Maxine to Maxine R and dad
from Ellsworth Charles to Charles E., Although Dad legally changed his name
in the 30" when he joined the Army. I have not found proof of that but he
did change it in 1943 thru the courts in Ohio.
I also found out that my paternal grandfather was a name changer!!! He was
born Charles Juengst but raised by a family named Wilson as their grandson.
He thought his was a Wilson and his mother, who was a Wilson (no relation
found to the
- 234. Re: [ROOTS-L] I remember - - - Way Back When ? Memories List 
- There is a Rootsweb list for memories like those
being discussed here. It will be of interest to
those who want to share and archive their
recollections. That mailing list was specifically
set up for the discussion and sharing of
information regarding such lives and personal
memories so that descendants could locate and learn
more about the personal side of our lives besides
names and dates. The list also provides a place to
remember family members who are gone from our
lives in hopes of keeping their memo
- 235. [ROOTS-L] I remember - - - Way Back When ? 
- Oh yes, I remember a few episodes with the old coal stove, my sister and I
would place our curling iron in the front grate and then place a piece of
newspaper between the tongs of the curling iron till it stopped
fuming..........................and then made our curls...............GIGGLE, GIGGLE, also
ended up with some pretty burnt ends at times. LOL
Lori ; )
In a message dated 1/30/2008 2:02:55 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time,
All that hard house work w
- 236. Re: [ROOTS-L] Trying to locate the family of mack D. Knight 
- ANSWER TO BELOW:
You sort of lucked out since he would have been born in about 1895 (WWI
Draft). Not only that but in 1918 he was in Yakima, Washington!! Will send you
the Draft Card separately.
If you had any Knight's from the North Carolina area let me know and I'll
see if I can find a census or two.
WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION
NOTE; Born Highlands, North Carolina. Farmer, married, no wife's name.
Claimed exemption due to religious beliefs.
Name: Mack Duff Knight
- 237. Re: [ROOTS-L] SOCIAL SECURITY SEARCH WEB SITE 
- A couple other sites are:
> I would appreciate someone sending me a web site for Social
> Security search.
> Just not the Ancesatry.com, as I am not a member.
> Thank you very much.
- 238. Re: [ROOTS-L] FW: Family Trees on line - An invasion of Privacy? 
- OK, then, it looks like we all agree that true is better than false and
documented is better than undocumented, but that something is better than
nothing at all.
As a matter of fact, I am wrestling with this exact issue right now. I
have an ancestor who was documented as being at Jamestown, Virginia.
However, there is no proof of who his father was, just family lore that he
was an English soldier in the service of the Low Countries. Who knows if
it is true or not, but it's someplace to start.
- 239. Re: [ROOTS-L] Anybody ever make genealogical trips to Europe? 
- Hants is the abbreviation for Hampshire, England
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- 240. [ROOTS-L] Ancestry 
- As far as Ancestry.com goes- I reall y think they are about to price themselves right out of the market- they take the free info donated by others and then charge for it- If more people would just share their info it might put a little hole on the charges some of these sites get away with- But from what I have been reading lately,it seems that sharing info is not welcome by many, I see it as -What good is the info we all collect if it is not shared,can't take it to the grave with us-
- 241. Re: [ROOTS-L] Mac system 
- >From: Bernard C Alderson
>Hi Mac users,
>Just recently purchased an iMac and would like some pointers/help in
>deciding whether to change from Legacy to Generations or stay in Windows
>Please reply to me at email@example.com
Far and away the best Mac genealogy software is Reunion. Find out all
about it, and get a free download of a sample version at
I have been a user for years, and have yet to find a flaw in this
- 242. [ROOTS-L] Birth records 
- My dad was born in 1893. He didn't have a birth certificate, but I
found a short notice in the small town newspaper, dated 3-4 days
after he was born, telling about it.
Later, I went to the county court house myself - not to State capital
- and asked to see the original book on births of that time period.
Luckily, it was still on the shelves. Luckier yet was the maiden
name of my paternal grandmother was on the record .... something my
dad had not known. I found she'd been adopted and the name da
- 243. Re: [ROOTS-L] misspelled name on SSDI 
- Don't think they really care. I calledthem on my fathers misspelling and
they sort of blew it off
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, January 06, 2008 9:12 AM
Subject: [ROOTS-L] misspelled name on SSDI
> In a message dated 1/6/2008 3:14:15 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> However, my mother Lela Flynn, b. September 1904/1905 (records vary)
> December 2006 in Nebraska. She still does not s
- 244. [ROOTS-L] Ancestry discounts? 
- Are there any Ancestry discount programs available? I'm to the point it is
getting harder to press that renew button.
Andy Asberry - Prescription without diagnosis is malpractice, in medicine and
**************Start the year off right. Easy ways to stay in shape.
- 245. Re: [ROOTS-L] SOCIAL SECURITY SEARCH WEB SITE. 
On Jan 3, 2008 6:22 PM, wrote:
> I would appreciate someone sending me a web site for Social Security search.
> Just not the Ancesatry.com, as I am not a member.
- 246. [ROOTS-L] DRINE, DREIN, THREIN, TRINE, THRINE families related to Anna Maria THREININ d. 1788, buried in Hanover, York Co., PA., USA 
- Would like to extend an invitation to those in
Rootsweb land who are considering cheekswab DNA
testing! Familytreedna.com has a reasonably priced
35-marker test. The THREIN, TRINE, THRINE, DREIN,
DRINE families of PA and MD seem to be interconnected
and may have ties to THRON, THRONE, TRONE families in
both states. The THRONE and TRONE families would like
to see someone of the above lineages tested. There
are records of THREIN in York Co., PA. such as the
record below: 'The Earliest Lutheran Cemeteries
- 247. [ROOTS-L] Faith's email regarding John STAGG 
- I got an E-mail from Faith Cunningham re: my post about John STAGG.
(Faith, I could not reply to your email because my email is bizarre. Here is what
I have for you so far. If you need more, when you email please include your address. My program is messed up and would only show me your name, no matter what I did, and there is this different weird thing I have to do to send outgoing...sorry!)
My friend was not related to John Stagg but was researching him as a literary figure, but in mor
- 248. Re: [ROOTS-L] Family History 
I believe you are both right and wrong here, and clarification would be good
to prevent others from getting an incorrect impression.
When you post a tree to RootsWeb you can always update or remove it. As far
as I know, that has always been the case. Ancestry.com does, however, have
access to that database and reserves the right to use it as they see fit.
They did use the RootsWeb trees among others to build the computer-compiled
OneWorldTree some years ago. For whatever reason, data in OneWorl
- 249. Re: [ROOTS-L] Family History 
- Bob I have 10 copies of my family file on CDs that I backup when I
make changes. My file at World Connect is an online backup for me. I
am not a moron. But I am also insuring that I have it online so that
others can contact me if they find a family connection. As for your
website, well I don't know why you lost it but maybe you were not
following the rules for what is allowed on Rootsweb web accounts. That
is all pretty much out of our hands. We are only hearing one side of
On Jan 16, 2008 3:47
- 250. [ROOTS-L] WOODS (PA and AR) 
- Still need help finding information about John D. "Jack" WOODS. He is
listed in the 1880 Little Rock, Pulaski Co, AR census as being born (1857)
in PA and working as a brakeman. He lists his father as being born in PA
and his mother in Ireland.
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