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Our friend Photo Detective Maureen Taylor is holding a funny
family photo contest. Upload your photo with a little information, and get your
friends and family to vote it the “SOS” (Silly Old Snapshot). Prizes include a free
photo consultation sponsored by VoiceQuilt.com, a copy of Fashionable
Folks: Bonnets and Hats, and more. Get
added more than 7 million records from 300 years of Pennsylvania history. The records,
from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, are in the databases Pennsylvania,
Naturalizations, 1794-1908 and Pennsylvania,
Church and Town Records, 1708-1985.
site British Origins has added the Middlesex
Baptisms Index: 1538-1751, which records nearly 100,000 baptisms—about 300,000
names when you add in parents and sponsors—in Middlesex and London.
Free genealogy search engine Mocavo has made two big
hires: Michael Leclerc, who spent 15 years with the New England Historic Genealogical
Society, as Chief Genealogist; and Ryan Hunter, a former Wall Street analyst who covered
companies including Ancestry.com, as COO.