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Beth’s Lament~~Find A Grave and Ancestry.com

Ever since ancestry.com has bought Find A Grave.com, I have had the ‘ancestry.com public tree peanut gallery’ come and visit my memorials. They either make duplicate graves in the right cemetery, or duplicate graves in the wrong cemetery. They hook … Continue reading

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Edward W Very Dead

Edward W. Very Dead Inventor of Night Signals and Ordnance Authority of Note What’s up with that title/headline??!! I sat and read that a couple of times, until I figured out Very was his last name! Put that in our … Continue reading

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Generosity Through Genealogy

Here is a little reminder of how 99% of genealogists are generous by helping others find their families, along with sharing their research. I will probably write a blog post about the 1%~~listing some of my genealogical peeves in the near … Continue reading

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Genealogy Musings

Genealogy is about sharing, learning, and giving. When we discover our family history, it gives us family pride and satisfaction of doing something good. Volunteering and helping people find their ancestry is also a satisfied feeling along with sharing family history in … Continue reading

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Life Lessons and Genealogy

Through my years of researching, genealogy has given me self-confidence to handle dysfunctional situations inside and outside my home. Knowing where I came from and what happened in the past, helps me to understand how to overcome the various obstacles in … Continue reading

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The Changing of the Blog’s Name

(Kinda like the “Changing of the Guard! LOL) I started this blog in 2010 as a project for a class I studied in college. As the years went by, I kept posting and I found that the title CornStalk Genealogy was … Continue reading

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Former Operators reminisce at 40th Reunion

Former Operators reminisce at 40th Reunion. I used to work for GTE from 1977-1988. I was going to write a blog about my experiences, and was looking to see if there were any pictures of the old cord-board equipment I … Continue reading

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