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Tribalpages.com Loses Members Photos in Server Crash!

Members photos lost on server crash said not to be permanent. Recent complaints of member photographs missing from the family tree site Tribalpages.com have been confirmed by the support staff there. The company has confirmed in updates in its message forum that … 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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Letter and Envelope to 3rd great Grandfather brings yet another misspelling of last name….this time from a son!

When you carry the last name “Sheaffer” you are accustomed to misspellings, in fact I am more surprised to see it spelled correctly…..at least correctly in the version my family has been known to carry it for some 180 years. … Continue reading

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Having trouble reading cause of death on an ancestor’s death certificate? Just use the ICD

The ICD? What is that? The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, usually called by the short-form name International Classification of Diseases (ICD), is the international “standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes”. -Wikipedia … Continue reading

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Feuding Family History

The struggle family historians have in telling the bad side of our families By Michael S Sheaffer We all have at one time or another been involved in a family disagreement that turns into a so called “feud”. They don’t … Continue reading

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Spotlight on recent FamilySearch Updated Collections

United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872  Images of pension payment ledgers created by the Treasury Department to record semiannual payments to veterans and widows of the Revolutionary War from 1818-1872. A few records for the War of 1812 … Continue reading

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1800’s Cash Receipts – Henry Sheaffer

Wednesday January, 20th 2016 Ancestor of the week: Henry Sheaffer *For more information on Henry Sheaffer please visit Sheaffer Family Genealogy

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