4 Steps to Solve Old Photo Mysteries With But a Few Clues Posted by Maureen

This unidentified old family photo comes from my mailbag. Barbara Rivers sent me this black and white print of her mystery photo. To submit your own mystery photos for free analysis, follow these instructions.

Barbara's aunt found this picture among her belongings. There were no names on the back, and no one else in the family recognizes the people shown.

4 Steps to Solve Old Photo Mysteries When You Have But a Few Clues Posted by Maureen

This unidentified old family photo comes from my mailbag. Barbara Rivers sent me this black and white print of her mystery photo. To submit your own mystery photos for free analysis, follow these instructions.

Barbara's aunt found this picture among her belongings. There were no names on the back, and no one else in the family recognizes the people shown.

Kyle Gulden, a US Army Veteran from New Jersey had been trying to find family members on his father’s side of the family since he was 7 years old. Born in 1985, his mother got pregnant with him when she was stationed in Germany in the Air Force.

The following is a Plus Edition article written by and copyright by Dick Eastman. 

I learned in school that our ancestors came to the New World in the 1600s in search of religious freedom. While I still believe that to be true, I now believe the full story is a bit more complex than the reasons given in grammar school textbooks.

Religious freedom certainly was a motivation for Puritans, Pilgrims, Quakers, and others, but thousands of other immigrants were members of the established church in England and had no interest in other theologies.

The people of modern-day Lebanon can trace their genetic ancestry back to the Canaanites, new research finds.

The Canaanites were residents of the Levant (modern-day Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel and Palestine) during the Bronze Age, starting about 4,000 years ago. They’re best known from the Old Testament of the Bible, in which they’re described as the cursed descendants of Canaan, blighted by God because Canaan’s father dishonored his own father, the patriarch Noah.

If passed, this is very good news for all Americans, including genealogists, librarians, social scientists, and others. As stated by James G. Neal, President of the American Library Association:

“No freedoms are more vital, and important to librarians, than those of inquiry and speech. Without real privacy, Americans effectively have neither. Current law that allows our government to get and view the full content of our most private electronic communications without a search warrant isn’t just outdated, it’s dangerous in a democracy.

This looks to me to be a major announcement. Two large genealogy societies in two different countries offering reciprocal membership at a discount to all members?

The following was written by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and the Ontario Genealogical Society:

Today the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (NYG&B) and the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) announced a new partnership offering reciprocal membership at a discount to all members.

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