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- Heimatbote: “East Prussia - Researching in a Vanished Land” This once beautiful and flourishing German state, home to many immigrants to the United States, no longer exists. The German State of East Prussia, or Ostpreussen, was eradicated in World War II. This poses unique challenges for identifying genealogical record sources. By Ute Brandenburg
- Ladies First: “The Duties of the Dairy” While it is often easier to research the occupations of the men in our families, let’s put the ladies first. In this issue we look at butter and cheese making, both in the home and on a commercial basis. By Janet Few
- Modus Operandi: “Transcribing, Abstracting and Extracting- Three Necessary Skills for Every Genealogist” Need help with coming up with a research plan? Stuck at the end of a line? Three necessary skills every genealogist should have may help you pick up on clues and move your research forward. By Cheri Hudson Passey
- “Unexceptional Ancestors” We all have those ancestors in our research that seem unexceptional at first glance. Jenny shares some surprising information that she found on a family that were her childhood neighbors. By Jenny Cowen
- Ramblings through Irish History: “The Plantations of Ireland Part 5: The Plantation of Ulster” Jenny continues to walk us through the history of the plantations of Ireland. In this issue, the Plantations of Armagh, Cavan, Donegal, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone get underway. By Jenny Joyce
- Blue and Gray Trails: “The Civil War Veteran with “Soldier’s Heart” - Did He Suffer from PTSD?” Today’s society is aware of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its painful effect on those suffering with it. Treatment with compassion is available but that was not the case during the Civil War and later part of the nineteenth century. By Cindy Freed