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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6 Aug 2014: Researching the 3200+ counties within the Continental United States and their boundaries (and changes) is made more understandable at The Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. A free publication here

5 Aug 2014: completed adding several dozen new Bartons from Kentucky USA to the Barton Database.

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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