Monthly Archives: October 2016

Pennsylvania At War » The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Michael S Sheaffer –  The State Museum of Pennsylvania recently wrote this post. Pennsylvania At War October 26, 2016 Pennsylvania at War Commemorates two of the 20th century’s greatest conflicts, World War I and World War II, and explores their … Continue reading

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Society Pages in Old Newspapers Provide Clues for Genealogy Research

This Revealing Newspaper Section May Hold Fascinating Details About Your Ancestors – (Family History Daily) I share this post from the fine folks at Family History Daily – Michael S Sheaffer   Source: Society Pages in Old Newspapers Provide Clues for Genealogy Research Source: … Continue reading

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Sheaffer Genealogy Video

How to Read a Death Certificate I have recently been testing with video for this site to do a series of tutorials and how I do my own research. Here is the first one that I hope to be able … Continue reading

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Tortoise and the Hare, and the lost art of Transcribing?

My old genealogy friend once spent an entire afternoon transcribing 1 document, while I spent the afternoon collecting 7 documents which I would later place in my box at home. Who was the most effective genealogist that afternoon? It wasn’t me! Continue reading

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A Common interest between my 3rd Great Grandfather and myself

  Civic minded John E Sheaffer was a man of honor and civic pride Original content by Michael S Sheaffer John E Sheaffer was my 3rd Great Grandfather who was a man of some prominence in his hometown of Shippensburg, … Continue reading

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UK, Military Deserters

The official blog of Fold3 Shared content from Fold3 October 21, 2016 by Trevor | 9 Comments Do you have an ancestor who was absent without leave from the British military? If so, Fold3’s UK, Military Deserters collection can be … Continue reading

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How to use Newspapers.com -Tutorials

Tutorial Videos directly from the Newspapers.com Home page By Michael S Sheaffer These tutorials show you how to effectively use the website Newspapers.com for your research. Great educational value can be learned from these and I strongly recommend the use … Continue reading

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