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The Daily Genealogist: Should Gravestone Information Go High-Tech?

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Lynn Betlock
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Today’s gravestones options include a plaque with a quick-response matrix barcode, which allows access to a webpage with the person's biography, obituary, photos, and even video.

The Daily Genealogist: Bible Discovered on Gabriola a Family “Treasure”

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Lynn Betlock
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A tattered family Bible donated to a Gabriola, British Columbia, libraryfound a new home with an Australian descendant of the book’s 1742 owner, Richard Pentecost. 

 


The Daily Genealogist: Budget Cuts to Hobble State Archives in Georgia

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Lynn Betlock
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This article discusses not only the Georgia Archives but the general state of archives nationwide. The Georgia “closing is simply the most severe symptom of a greater crisis facing permanent government collections in nearly every state, professional archivists say.”

The Daily Genealogist: The Great New England Vampire Panic

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Lynn Betlock
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“Two hundred years after the Salem Witch Trials, farmers became convinced that their relatives were returning from the grave to feed on the living.”

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