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The Daily Genealogist: Family to Bury WWI Hero Ancestor 96 Years After His Death

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Lynn Betlock
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Merseyside Family Set to Bury Their World War I Hero Ancestor…96 Years After His Death
The remains of John Harold Pritchard of London were recently identified in a French field, and will be buried in France in a military ceremony with 34 relatives in attendance. Family members became aware of the discovery through an online search launched by the Ministry of Defence and the War Graves Commission.

The Daily Genealogist: How Welsh Are You?

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Lynn Betlock
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How Welsh Are You? A Look Back at Your Welsh Family Tree Might Hold Some Surprises
“Welsh genealogy expert Susan Rainey says that she has never had a client who has had a purely Welsh bloodline. In fact, going back more than four generations of having entirely Welsh family is rare.”

The Daily Genealogist: Forgotten Documents Highlight Local Slave History

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Lynn Betlock
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Bought & Sold: Forgotten Documents Local Slave History
“Thanks to a partnership between the register of deeds office and UNCA [the University of North Carolina at Asheville], Buncombe [County] has apparently become the first county in the country to digitize its original slave records, local officials and researchers say.”

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