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The Fennimore Family of Somerset and Morris Counties New Jersey A DNA Project -Organization and Privacy

Good organization is essential in any genealogical research, but it is critical in a genetic genealogy project. Just because two people have shared DNA doesn’t mean that you have proof that you are both descended from a particular ancestor. An accurate paper trail must accompany the matches to aid proper identification. For example, in Ancestry, …

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My Ladies – Julia Beam Part 2

  The Early Life of Julia Beam Part 1 introduced Julia Beam who was tarred and feathered on 17 October 1891 by a group of men in Glen Gardner, Hunterdon County. Newspapers throughout the country followed the trials with great interest. My Ladies – Julia Beam Part 1 The Beam Family Julia Beam was likely …

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New Microfilm Scanners at Rutgers!

If you haven’t been to microforms at Alexander library, Rutgers University in a while you will be pleasantly surprised.  Last semester the University (and the New Jersey taxpayers) installed new microfilm scanners, and they are wonderful.  I had been dreading using the old machines, I never could find one that worked properly.    It took me …

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