https://www.claudyjongstra.com/node/7 Claudy Jongstra is an artist who works with humankind’s earliest textile, making wool felt. her work consist of large scale textile pieces and architectural instillations. the story behind the materials which Jongstra uses are fascinating and reflect her commitment to the environment. “Jongstra is immersed in all aspects of her work: maintaining a flock […]
For two years, we received multiple requests to include FindMyPast to our list of genealogy databases. Many of these requests stemmed from the overwhelmingly positive response to our Irish genealogy lectures presented by the Ulster Historical Foundation. We’re pleased to announce today FindMyPast Library Edition is now available at our library, and we want your feedback! […]
June 20, 1944 ~ June 23, 2019 Janett F. Rowland Miller, age 75, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri passed away June 23, 2019 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Janett was born June 20, 1944 in Paragould, Arkansas and moved to the Kansas City area as a girl. She graduated from Lee’s Summit High […]
v10; These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an 100 years old, and begat Ar-phax-ad 2 years after the flood: (2nd time the genealogy of Shem was mentioned in the Bible) v11; And Shem lived after he begat Ar-phax-ad 500 years, and begat sons and daughters. v12; And Ar-phax-ad lived 530, and begat Salah: […]
Rhett D’Costa: https://rhettdcosta.space/shimmering-spaces-art-and-anglo-indian-experiences p. 144 they have also had to negotiate their desire to belong to a British culture to which they associated with more than an Indian culture. diaspora draws on personal experience and own identity dilemma’s references’ Glen D’Cruz who discusses Anglo Indian requirement to trace genealogy yet states the need to historically contextualise significance […]
In the 1940s, the world’s first general-purpose digital computer, the ENIAC, was tasked with calculations for creating the hydrogen bomb. Awe-inspiring stuff in its day…but at 27 tons, the ENIAC needed its own room, preferably its own building, to fulfill its mission.
By the time he was 18, George Washington was a competent genealogist — and he had to be. In Washington’s Virginia, family was a crucial determinant of social and economic status, and freedom. How did Washington understand his family, and what can that tell us about the world in which he lived and played such […]
The following is an announcement from the University of Limerick. Please note that enrollment is open to genealogists worldwide: STUDY MA HISTORY OF FAMILY ONLINE AT AN IRISH UNIVERSITY Calling those with an interest in Irish history, family history and genealogy! Develop your family history skills with the MA History of Family Study online at […]
Note: this is a work in progress. I’ll update it as I find more information. Just when you think you’ve never met another Hendrickson besides your closest family members, let me introduce you to the wide world of Hendricksons and Hendricks in the Colonial era in America. These are families that came to America from […]
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After years of doing my own family ancestry, I had a thought. One of the gifts I love to share with research clients is my love of the task and solving U.S. and Canadian research issues After years of doing my own family ancestry, I had a thought. Why not help others. I have wanted […]
IMC 2019 Session Session 124 Title Manuscript Rolls: New Digital and Scientific Approaches Date/Time Monday 1 July 2019: 11.15-12.45 Sponsor Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (ANZAMEMS) / Centre for the Study of Religion & Conflict, Nottingham Trent University Organiser Natasha Ruth Hodgson, School of Arts & Humanities, […]
On our recent trip up north to Yellowstone National Park, our grandson wanted to see a real dam. We had driven by Boysen reservoir on the way up, and he was disappointed when we got to the actual dam that it was just an earth-fill. So on the way home I headed up Highway 20 […]
LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 3, p.240 Smith, Hyrum, a Patriarch in the Taylor Stake of Zion, Alberta, Canada, and a resident of the Lethbridge Ward, was born Dec. 15, 1882, at Snowflake, Arizona, a son of the late Pres. Jesse Nathaniel Smith and Emma Larson. Being born and reared in an undeveloped country, […]