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Mocavo App for the iPhone

The following announcement was written by Mocavo:

Mocavo_appIntroducing the Mocavo Genealogy app for iPhone: An industry first that allows genealogists to take pictures of documents, photos, books and more and have them automatically OCR’d for others to search and discover around the world.

With this new, completely free app, together we’ll bring information and history from all over the globe to digital format for the first time, allowing you to see information and photos that you never would have...

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Canadian Man’s Impromptu Visit to Antique Shop Unearths Hidden Genealogical Cache

How often does this happen to you? Genealogist Wayne MacDonald from Edmonton, Alberta was visiting Winnipeg when he ducked into an antique shop to escape a snow storm. While waiting for the snow to abate, he idly thumbed through some old family photographs that were being offered for sale. His heart jumped when he recognized one of the photographs as his great-great-grandfather James MacDonald. A further search revealed over a dozen such photos of his long-dead relatives taken between 1878 and...

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Reba McEntire Discovers Ancestors Were Indentured Servants

Reba-mcentireReba McEntire was the subject of last night’s (March 2) NBC documentary series Who Do You Think You Are? McEntire was able to trace her ancestral roots back several centuries in America and England. She did discover things that pained her greatly, such as the fact that one of her great grandfathers was a slave owner while another was an indentured servant himself.

You can read more about the show in an article Amy Sciarretto, published in the Taste of Country web site, at

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Call for Papers, NGS Las Vegas 2013

The following announcement was written by the Genealogical Speakers Guild:

To all GSG Members:

The Genealogical Speakers Guild invites active members to submit proposals for speaking at the National Genealogical Society Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, 8-11 May 2013. The theme of the conference is “Building New Bridges.”

GSG will consider proposals on topics related to genealogical and family history speaking. Only active members of GSG will be considered.

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MacFamilyTree 6.2.6 for $24.99 - 58% off

MacFamilyTreeMacUpdate Promo is offering the latest version of MacFamilyTree for a bit less than half price. It is available as a download from the MacUpdate web site. I believe this is a one-day sale for today only so Macintosh owners who are interested will need to move fast.

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