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In Norway, last season of "Who do you think you are" just over a year ago. We have to linger with patience to find out if there is a new season of the popular series in 2019.

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This week marks a long-awaited wedding, between Prince Harry, now in the sixth line in line with the throne, behind the newborn Prince Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge and his amniotic girlfriend Meghan Markle, at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, where Prince Harry was baptized .

The event will be broadcast around the world for millions of viewers, as well as several other special royal weddings from Year 1960.

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The Following is a Plus Edition article underwritten by and copyright by Dick Eastman.

Anyone who has been researching US ancestors for very long is probably familiar with the US census records. De census records of 1940 en eerder zijn publiekelijk beschikbaar; anyone may view them. Men de census records eller 1950 og senere er forseglet og ikke tilgængelige for efterkommere indtil 72 år efter datoen for census.

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The Following announcement was written by the folks at Findmypast:

There are about 11 million new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Friday.

UK deaths 2007-2016

Search about 2.5 million transcripts to discover relatives who died in the United Kingdom. The collection covers England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, and Jersey and list the individual's name, date of death, and location of death.

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The following is a message posted to the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies' mailing list by Jan Meisels Allen:

The IAJGS Records Access Alert has written about the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) many times-including how in the Netherlands they are removing certain genealogically relevant documents from their website due to the GDPR. The GDPR becomes effective May 25, 2018

In DNA-Explanatory Genetic Genealogy by Roberta Estes she reports that several genealogical firms are also closing down due to the privacy provisions of and compliance with the GDPR:

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I doubt if many private individuals can afford this but a genealogy society, historical society, or maybe a company that offers historical information on the World Wide Web might be very interested. The historical D. Jay Culver collection, valued at $ 163.2 million, is offered for $ 15 million.

Ifølge den annoncering fra selskabets handling the sale:

"This unique collection, including more than 4.5 million photographs, plates, line drawings, prints, engravings, playbills and other historical art, provides a solid opportunity for significantly estimated return on investment.

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Ancestry DNA is offering a 20% discount on its DNA tests to researchers in Ireland, the UK and Canada. (Det kan også være tilbud i USA og Australia, men jeg har ikke vært i stand til å bekrefte dem.)

The offer runs until Monday, 21 May, so it's a quickie. Act quickly if you want to take advanatage of the offer.

Klikk på knappene nedenfor for å velge tilbudet for din region.

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Again, an archive with a strange name. Some time ago, we looked a little closer to Acta ecclesiastica, (see post) and among the documents there were information about the prisoners of war during the Great Nordic War days in Russia at the beginning of the 1700 century. Even these actions can be linked to the Great Northern War and are really exciting if you have relatives who have been in Russian captivity.

Thomas Knipercrona (dy

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Progeny Genealogy has introduced a new chart in its popular Charting Companion software that provides a simple way to visualize DNA test results, in the context of a Descendant chart.

The DNA Matrix combines a genealogy database (Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic, Legacy, etc.) with the CSV match files that result from DNA tests. Det viser størrelsen på DNA som deles av personer i familien.

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Hardly 10 minutes by boat from Rådhuskaia in Oslo, you can experience a gem of a medieval cultural heritage; namely the main island monasteries.

For about 900 years ago, a spring day in 1147, a group of Cistercian monks and legmothers went from Kirkstead in East England to Oslo.

They arrived at the island of Hovedøya once in May, and not long afterwards, the monastery of the island was founded.

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The world is abuzz this week as the former American actress, Meghan Markle, will marry Prince Henry of Wales (familiarly known as Prince Harry) on Saturday, May 19, 2018. He is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales, and is sixth in the line of succession to the British throne. While Meghan Markle is an American, she is related to both Winston Churchill and William Shakespeare, along with many other famous English citizens.

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This week marks the long-awaited wedding of Prince Harry, who is now sixth in line to the throne, behind the newborn Prince Louis Arthur Charles of Cambridge. Prince Harry will marry his American girlfriend Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle, where Prince Harry was christened. The event will be broadcast around the world for millions to watch as with other special Royal weddings dating back to 1960.
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Sometimes we take certain things for granted. We often do not stop to realize what life was like for our ancestors. We may have skills that our ancestor did not possess. Recently I stumbled across some old photographs that made me stop and think.

In 1905 the automobile was a novelty. Very few people had ever driven one, much less owned one. Efter at jeg så på et par bilder, skjønte jeg at de fleste mennesker ikke kjente i disse dager.

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The most misused Social Security Number of all time was 078-05-1120. In 1938, the wallet manufacturer of the EH Ferree company in Lockport, New York, decided to promote its product by showing how a Social Security card would fit into its wallets. A sample card, used for display purposes, was inserted into each wallet. Company Vice President and Treasurer Douglas Patterson thought it would be a clever idea to use the actual SSN of his secretary, Mrs.

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17. May is just around the corner and Walter Hafslo Qvam is preparing to finish his bunad before the celebration. The beautiful bunad is from Sogn. When he was little, the granddaughter celebrated Peter Qvam, Walter, the 17. May in a traditional way. From he was 11 until he was 19 years he was in the Scout. This meant that he participated in the activities that the scouts had.
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Lægdsruller.dk is a Danish website that provides information about boys and men who were registered by the government so that the king would know how much potential army he could put together when there was war.

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The following announcement was written by Forces War Records:

Forces War Records, the website to visit for anyone researching their family's military history or searching for ancestors through military data are excited to announce that its new and refreshed website is now live.

Med en frisk ny design og følelse, giver den nye sejwebsite brugerne mulighed for at navigere gennem Forces War Records omfattende database over militære arkiver, dokumenter, produkter og tjenester med letthed.

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Headstone memorial in Abbey Graveyard, Ferrybank, Frederick Christian, Comptroller of Waterford's Custom House, who died May 1687, and his son, Minard, who died August 1714. Photo courtesy of Steve Rogers and Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives. The team of volunteers at Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives has donated and uploaded the files below in the first two weeks of May.

In totaal, het aantal van de hoofdsteenfoto's toegevoegd aan de site tijdens de fortnight kwam tot meer dan 1,030.

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This is a guest post by Brianne Kirkpatrick, MS, LCGC, Genetic counselor, Blogger, Writer, and Consultant. Through her private practice, Watershed DNA, Brianne offers support and professional guidance to clients of ancestry testing for various situations including health and genealogy.
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The Irish Genealogical Research Society Ireland Branch will be holding its Genealogy Open Day on Saturday 19 May.

As usual, this popular annual event will be held at Dublin City Library and Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, and everyone is welcome to attend. Dagen er gratis, og der er ingen grund til at bestille.

Drie hoofdlezingen zullen worden gepresenteerd, gevolgd door twee 'lightning' (short) gesprekken, als volgt:

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