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From: "Carolyn Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] APG Digest, Vol 3, Issue 638
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 08:38:46 -0400
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The book may also be found at Barnes and Nobles:
http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=0897252977&hl=en&cid=13371630313573318247#ps-sellers
Carolyn Miller

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> 1. Re: Question about Genealogy Publication (Rondina Muncy)
> 2. BCG Recognizes Retired Trustees and Out-going President
> (Laura DeGrazia)
> 3. Los Angeles Obit needed (Janice Nickerson)
> 4. Re: Need help deciphering occupation on census
> (Rebecca Christensen)
> 5. Question about 19th c. Indiana Marriage Records (Nicole La Rue)
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> Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 07:42:46 -0500
> From: "Rondina Muncy" <>
> Subject: Re: [APG] Question about Genealogy Publication
> To: "Christopher T. Smithson" <>
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> Alibris has copies.
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> http://www.alibris.com/booksearch?qwork=1594662&matches=4&wquery=frederick+pyne&cm_sp=works*listing*title
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> Rondina
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> Rondina P. Muncy
> Ancestral Analysis
> 2960 Trail Lake Drive
> Grapevine, Texas 76051
> 817.481.5902
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> On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 4:57 PM, Christopher T. Smithson <
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> > Hi --
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> > I know this maybe off topic but it may help other researchers in
> > locating copies of books to purchase.
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> > I am looking for a copy of DESCENDANTS OF THE SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION
> > OF INDEPENDENCE Vol. 3 by Rev. Frederick W. Pyne. I understand from
> > Picton Press that it is out of print.
> >
> > Does anyone know of any good book dealers that may have a copy? I have
> > looked on abebooks.com, ebay and half.com and some others.
> >
> > I have the rest of the volumes but that one.
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > Chris Smithson
> > Member, APG
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> > Christopher T. Smithson
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> Message: 2
> Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 10:44:04 -0400
> From: Laura DeGrazia <>
> Subject: [APG] BCG Recognizes Retired Trustees and Out-going President
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> BCG Recognizes Retired Trustees and Out-going President
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> Laura DeGrazia, CG, President of the Board for Certification of
> Genealogists, announced the retirement of three respected trustees,
> effective on October 12th, 2008.
>
> Claire Bettag, CG, CGL, of Washington, DC, retired after six years on the
> board. Claire served as BCG Assistant Secretary and will continue to serve
> as the Board's Registered Agent. She specializes in researching French and
> Acadian families of Louisiana. Claire serves on the faculty of Samford
> University's Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research. She is an
> instructor at the National Institute on Genealogical Research, of which she
> is the former director. She is a former co-editor of the NGS Quarterly.
>
> Brian Hutchison, Esq., B.Comm, CMA, CG, FSA (Scot), of Nanaimo, British
> Columbia, retired after three years on the board. A Certified Management
> Accountant, he served as BCG Treasurer from 2005 to 2008. He is a Fellow of
> the Society of Antiquaries for Scotland, past treasurer for the Alberta
> Family Histories Society and past vice-president of the Alberta
> Genealogical
> Society.
>
> Helen Ullmann, CG, FASG, of Acton, Massachusetts, retired after three years
> on the board. She created the list of "Ten Tips for Success" for
> certification applicants that appears on the BCG website. Helen is a Fellow
> of the American Society of Genealogists, and associate editor of the New
> England Historical and Genealogical Register. She is a tireless member of
> statewide genealogical societies in Massachusetts and Connecticut, writing
> regular columns for both journals.
>
> According to President DeGrazia, "All three of our retiring trustees are
> committed to promoting excellence in genealogical practice. Their
> contributions to the Board have enabled BCG to continue to grow as a
> nationally recognized and respected certifying body."
>
> Also effective October 12, 2008, Connie Lenzen, CG, retired as BCG
> President
> after serving in that capacity for three years. She will continue to serve
> as BCG trustee. Her term as president included the implementation of BCG's
> credential consolidation and development of rubrics for use by BCG judges.
> Connie is a director for the National Genealogical Society, editor of the
> revised NGS Home Study Course, former trustee for the Association of
> Professional Genealogists, and winner of the 1995 NGS Quarterly Award of
> Excellence.
>
> The fifteen current members of the BCG Board of Trustees are:
> Laura DeGrazia, CG, of New York, President
> Ann Carter Fleming, CG, CGL, of Missouri, Vice-president
> Barbara Mathews, CG, of Massachusetts, Secretary
> Beverly Rice, CG, of Oregon, Treasurer
> Kay Haviland Freilich, CG, CGL, of Pennsylvania, Executive Committee
> Member-at-Large
> Cindy Lee Banks, CG, of Nebraska
> Jim W. Faulkinbury, CG, of California
> Kay Ingalls, CG, of California
> Connie Lenzen, CG, of Oregon
> David McDonald, CG, of Wisconsin
> Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, of Tennessee
> Christine Rose, CG, CGL, FASG, of California
> Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, of Pennsylvania
> Dawne Slater-Putt, CG, of Indiana
> Shirley Langdon Wilcox, CG, of Virginia
>
> Since its founding in 1964, the Board for Certification of Genealogists has
> promoted - in research, lectures, and publications - attainable, uniform
> standards of competence and ethics that have become generally accepted
> throughout the field. Its publication The BCG Genealogical Standards Manual
> sets forth the currently accepted standards for all areas of genealogical
> research.
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> Message: 3
> Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 15:53:43 -0400
> From: "Janice Nickerson" <>
> Subject: [APG] Los Angeles Obit needed
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> I am in need of an obituary for a woman who died in 1973 in Los Angeles
> (not sure if county or city). If you can help, please contact me
> off-list.
>
> Janice
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> Janice Nickerson
> Upper Canada Genealogy
> Suite 2807, 33 Isabella Street
> Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2P7
> www.uppercanadagenealogy.com
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> Message: 4
> Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 15:46:50 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Rebecca Christensen <>
> Subject: Re: [APG] Need help deciphering occupation on census
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> My thanks to all that looked at the census.?? For those who might be
> interested, the consensus was that the entry was "Justace" [Justice] with
> suggestions to see the Philip Burkhart entry on the following page and the
> Thomas Shipton entry five pages earlier.
>
> Other responses included "Jointer," "denturer" (it originally looked a lot
> like "denture" to me), and "not janitor."??
>
> The census records are the first records I have examined for this family in
> Pennsylvania, so it will be interesting to see what occupation may be listed
> for him in other records and I will definitely be looking for any mention of
> him in court records.
>
> Thanks again for all who responded.
>
> Rebecca Christensen
>
> --- On Fri, 10/17/08, Rebecca Christensen <> wrote:
> From: Rebecca Christensen <>
> Subject: [APG] Need help deciphering occupation on census
> To:
> Date: Friday, October 17, 2008, 3:51 PM
>
> I can't seem to decipher the occupation for John Bolender (indexed as John
> Balender on Ancestry.com) on the 1810 census of Swinefords Town,
> Northumberland
> Co. PA census.?? He is the last entry on the top half of the page (p.288).
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> http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=view&r=0&dbid=7613&iid=PAM252_53-0099-1&fn=John&ln=Balender&st=d&ssrc=&pid=494207
>
>
> or
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> http://tinyurl.com/65ov7c
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> Thanks for any assistance.
> Rebecca Christensen
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> Message: 5
> Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 16:20:49 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Nicole La Rue <>
> Subject: [APG] Question about 19th c. Indiana Marriage Records
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> Hello all, I was wondering if anyone here has experience working with
> Indiana marriage records. I received a copy of a marriage certificate from
> 1855 Randolph Co. and noticed that no parents or witnesses signed the
> certificate. The only people listed are the bride and groom and the Clerk
> of Court for the county. The very last line of the record does have another
> name followed by what appears to be something in Latin but no parents, no
> witnesses. I've spent some time with marriage records from this time in
> other states which always had others listed so I'm wondering what kinds of
> laws were in effect for marriage in Indiana at this time. Was this one of
> the "Gretna Green" locations discussed here not long ago, where the parents'
> consent was not required? Or is this just a fluke...? From other records I
> can guesstimate the age of the bride at the time of the marriage to have
> been around 16/17 so she was young and I would have expected someone, likely
> her father if he was alive, to have signed the certificate.
>
> Any thoughts or info regarding this issue would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks!
> Nicole LaRue
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