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The Daily Genealogist: Walking in the Footsteps of his Ancestors

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Lynn Betlock
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Walking in the Footsteps of his Ancestors
In 1793, Loyalist William Walker left North Carolina for Canada, where he was granted land in Grimsby Township and Clinton, Ontario. His descendant, William Timothy Walker, recently made the 820-mile journey, on foot, from Orange County, North Carolina, to Lincoln County, Ontario, in 68 days. (His blog — listed incorrectly in the article — can be found here.)

The Daily Genealogist: China Turns to Sea Burials

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Lynn Betlock
Managing Editor

Short on Graves, China Turns to Sea Burials
“Prices for graves are skyrocketing, driven by decades of unbridled development and scarce city land. The government’s answer to this conundrum: sea burials.”

The Daily Genealogist: Prototype of Digital Library to Launch in Boston

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Lynn Betlock
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Prototype of Digital Public Library of America to Launch in Boston this Month
“The beginnings of the first public, national, on-line library will soon be unveiled in Boston — home to the country’s first publicly supported municipal library.”

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