Once Strange, always Strange

Strange

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March 18, 2015 · 05:30

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, a genealogy drinking game

In Which I Piss Off Pretty Much the Entire Genealogy Establishment.

Once again, sharing a great post from Clue Wagon about all the quirks and foibles within the genealogy world. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.

 

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Quick symbol guide to headstones

Symbols

Spring is almost here, and in anticipation of that glorious event, here’s a quick guide to some of the different religious symbols you may see on the various stones out there. Come to think of it, I believe I once spotted the symbol for the United Moravian Church somewhere and mistook it for a brotherhood symbol.

Happy Hunting.

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Tree of life, genealogy symbol, or both?

A Tree of Life carving

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March 13, 2015 · 05:30

No. Just, no.

Duct tape usefulness reason #832

Duct tape usefulness reason #832

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Individuality appears

Individuality appears

This little pocket of individuality in a sea of conforming military headstones, is located in San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio.

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Sharing Saturday: A (fun) genealogy rant

Anyone who’s ever tried to hunt down (excuse me, search out) their family histories will have run across these situations at one time or another. So without further delay, today’s Sharing Saturday post is a riff by Clue Wagon called Ancestor Hate Mail.

 

 

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