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President’s Welcome: "Our 2014 BHS Reunion and Annual Meeting is right around the corner. This year it will be held in Calhoun, Georgia USA with arrivals beginning on September 18th. This promises to be a great Georgia Reunion, and I look forward to seeing everyone and meeting new cousins." Peggy Barton Nouri See our Annual Meeting page.

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27 June 2014: Judy Webster gives us "10 Tips for Wills, Intestacies and Probates" with advice on sources and research strategies for genealogy in the United Kingdom and Australia at her blog here.
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27 June 2014: FREE until July 2nd - a wonderful webinar by Angela Walton-Raji on the subject "Documenting Native American Families in 19th and 20th Century Records" at http://www.familytreewebinars.com/download.php?webinar_id=229
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1 June 2014: Added four more Emmigrants from England and two Emigrants from Ireland here.
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27 Mar 2014: An excellent primer on the difference between Union and Confederate gravestones has just been posted here
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