Friday, August 22, 2014

Follow Friday–My Favorites from the Last Week (or so…)

Follow Friday Favorite Posts

The below blog posts caught my attention over the past week or so and thought I would pass them along in case you missed them.

- We are all looking for a cheap place to buy or even better yet, a free place, Lifehack gives a look at the 15 Best Online Bookstore for Cheap New and Used Books.
- Do you want to help digitize our past? The Smithsonian Want You! (To Help Transcribe its Collections)
- Do you think some of your research time is wasted? Kenneth Marks of The Ancestor Hunt Blog gives some advice on how to avoid the ‘Date Trap’ in his post Don't Fall into the Genealogy Date Trap.
- Chuck Sambuchino provided some advice on how to avoid mistakes while you venture into the writing world in his post 5 Mistakes Writers Make (And How to Avoid Them)
- For the American Revolution and history buffs, Bethany Collins writing for the Journal of American Revolution provides some info on those German fighters in 8 Fast Fact About Hessians.
- Another from The Writer's Digest,  Adrienne Crezo gets some advice from those that do the job in her post The Rules of Writing According to 20 Famous Writers.

I hope you find these useful or at the very least, interesting.

Thanks for reading and keep diggin' for that family.

Chris

This Day in History–22 August

Day in History

1796 – Franz Csihas (4th Great Grandfather) was born in Batschsentiwan, Batschka, Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Thank you for reading – if you find a link to our family or would like to know anything more about those listed above, please contact me.

Keep diggin’ for that family.

Chris

Thursday, August 21, 2014

This Day in History–21 August

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1850 – John Rowe married Ann Davis (3rd Great Grandparents) in Newport, Monmouth, England.

Thank you for reading – if you find a link to our family or would like to know anything more about those listed above, please contact me.

Keep diggin’ for that family.

Chris

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

This Day in History–20 August

Day in History

1766 – Stefan Deppert (6th Great Granduncle) was born in Boglar, Schildgebirge, Hungary.

1800 – Stefan Teppert (4th Great Granduncle) was born in Apatin, Batschka, Austro-Hungarian Empire

1798 – Lydia Capen (Wife’s 2nd cousin 7 times removed) was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

1820 – Samuel John Capen (Wife’s 2nd cousin 7 times removed) was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

1870 – Clarence Lester Capen (Wife’s 2nd cousin 3 times removed) was born in Eastport, Maine.

 

Thank you for reading – if you find a link to our family or would like to know anything more about those listed above, please contact me.

Keep diggin’ for that family.

Chris

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

This Day in History: 19 August

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1739 – Thomas Capen (Wife’s 3rd cousin, 7 times removed) was baptized in Charlestown, Massachusetts

1775 – Edward Capen (wife’s 2nd Cousin 7 times removed) was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts

1876 – Elisabeth Piller (1st Cousin 4 times removed) was born in Milititsch, Batschka, Austro-Hungarian Empire.

 

Thank you for reading – if you find a link to our family or would like to know anything more about those listed above, please contact me.

Keep diggin’ for that family.

Chris

Sunday, August 17, 2014

This Day in History–17 August

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1771 –Patience Badlam (Wife’s 2nd cousin 7 times removed) was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

1792 – Rupertus Csihas (6th Great Grandfather) died in Batschsentiwan, Batschka, Hungary, Austria. He was about 72 years old.

Molly_puppy 2011 – Molly (our dog) was born in Werdan, Saarland, Germany)

 

 

Thank you for reading – if you find a link to our family or would like to know anything more about those listed above, please contact me.

Keep diggin’ for that family.

Chris

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Happy Birthday–Mary Elizabeth Jane (Canter) Shaw

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Today is our Grandma Shaw’s birthday, she would have been 107 years old. I wish we could have one more game of Chinese checkers, I think I could take you this time. From the whole family, We Love and Miss You!