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Thy Sins Are Forgiven Thee

Ten stained glass windows in the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Albany, New York depict scenes from the life of Christ.  The third, Thy Sins Are Forgiven Thee, appears in the west wall. Thy Sins Are Forgiven Thee SOURCE:  … Continue reading

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And All That Heard Him Were Astonished at His Wisdom and His Answers

Ten stained glass windows in the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Albany, New York depict scenes from the life of Christ.  The second, And All That Heard Him Were Astonished at His Wisdom and His Answers, appears in the … Continue reading

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The Word Was Made Flesh and Dwelt Among Us

Ten stained glass windows in the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Albany, New York depict scenes from the life of Christ.  The first, The Word Was Made Flesh and Dwelt Among Us, appears in the west wall, in the … Continue reading

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It’s Time for the 5th Annual iGene Awards

The Academy of Genealogy and Family History (aka The Carnival of Genealogy) has once again requested that bloggers select the best of the previous year’s articles for iGene Awards. iGene Award Alas, I should have expected this!  Best Picture I … Continue reading

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Welcome to GARP

In the month of December there was a considerable amount of discussion on the APG (Association of Professional Genealogists) mailing list about “occupational closure” and “true profession.”  I have to admit that I had to conduct considerable research to understand … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Closing Panel

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, Bennett Greenspan and those who had made presentations on the final day gathered for a Closing Panel to answer questions from the audience. Bennett Greenspan SOURCE:  Bennett Greenspan (Houston, … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Richard Hill

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, Richard Hill, MBA presented a talk on “An Adoptee’s Journey to His Ancestral Surname.” Richard Hill SOURCE:  Richard Hill (Houston, Harris County, Texas); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 06 November … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Jessica Roberts

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, Jessica Roberts, JD presented a talk on “DNA Tests and the Law – Potential Use of Ancestry Tests for Immigration.” Jessica Roberts SOURCE:  Jessica Roberts (Houston, Harris County, Texas); photographed by … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Steve Morse – Part 2

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, Steve Morse presented a talk on “One Step Webpages part II: A Hodgepodge of Lesser Known Gems.” Steve Morse SOURCE:  Steve Morse (Houston, Harris County, Texas); photographed by Stephen J. Danko … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Peter Biggins

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, Peter Biggins presented a talk coauthored with Thomas Roderick on “DNA of the Three Collas.” Peter Biggins SOURCE:  Peter Biggins (Houston, Harris County, Texas); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 06 … Continue reading

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