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Archive for November, 2008

Popular Baby Names for 1990

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Here’s the list of Popular Baby Names from the year 1990:

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Popular Baby Names for 2007

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

This is the first in a series of posts listing popular baby names. I’m alternating posts between here and my North Carolina Genealogy site. I intend to mostly cover census years, but I wanted to start with a more current list for a baseline.

2007 – popular baby names:

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Christmas Ideas From the Family Genealogist

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

So, if you’re not already thinking about Christmas gifts for your family, you probably will be soon. So, how can you work your genealogy research into gifts for the family? Let’s face it you spend many, many hours each year with your research, maybe there’s a good way you can package and give some of that to other members of your family. After all, I suspect they’re part of the reason you’re spending all this time researching, so you can tell them about their ancestors. Well, here’s an idea… let’s you put pictures on all sorts of products, coffee mugs, shirts, etc. One good idea might be a family picture from many years ago on a coffee cup… but there might be some better gift ideas if you dig through their site. In order to do that, you will need to sign up for an account, upload your photo(s) and choose the products you want to place it on.

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Forum feeds added to Pages

Monday, November 10th, 2008

As you may have noticed I’m adding RSS feeds for the county Forums to each County page as posts accumulate there.

So, I’ve added the feed today to the Spartanburg County Genealogy page. There now should be forum feeds on 25 pages including a feed for the statewide forum and an aggregate feed for the entire forum. So…. that means we’ve now got 23 o the counties setup with a forum feed on the page which marks the halfway point!

Update 11/11–
Greenville County Genealogy now has the forum feed (and apparently I had left out forum links there originally – that’s now corrected.

History of United States Presidential Elections

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

You might be interested in this history of United States Presidential Elections posted at my North Carolina Genealogy site yesterday.