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DNA Post 1 Is There a Lithuanian Specific DNA?

The next two posts will focus on recent experiences with DNA. I have been receiving Lithuanian Heritage since I first heard about it in the 1990s. The occasional articles about history, family roots, genealogy, specific locations in the Suwalki region, … Continue reading

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Baltic Linguistic Branches in the 11th Century from Lithuanians in Canada by Pr. Gaida. S. Kairys, J. Kardelis, J Puzinas, A. RinkÅ«nas, J. Sungaila.

Available at the Family History Library. https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/98162?availability=Family%20History%20Library The Contents of this 1967 book introduces various topics of Lithuanian settlement in Canada—immigration, religion, education, the arts, communication, social and charitable organizations, politics, sports, professionals, and business and industry. At first glance … Continue reading

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GOV in Genealogy.net

The Germanic Genealogy Society 2018 Spring Conference featured Timo Kracke from Gandetkesee, Germany, (near Bremen). He is a board member of the Computer Genealogy Society, often referred to as CompGen, the host of the website known as http://www.genealogy.net. I had … Continue reading

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Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

In May 2014 I wrote about Between the Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys. See https://suwalkigermans.wordpress.com/2014/05/27/list-of-books-read/. Even though originally written for young adults, I found the book to be an intriguing look at the deportation of Lithuanians under the USSR. … Continue reading

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IGGP: International Germanic Genealogy Partnership Conference

IGGP International Germanic Genealogy Partnership Conference From its inception at the end of May 2015 to the end of July 2017, the former American Germanic Genealogy Partnership quickly became the International Germanic Genealogy Partnership conference. Much credit must be given … Continue reading

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Feefhs Preparation

The next five posts include a break from the series of posts about the resources in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Library and Archives on the Fifth Floor, specifically describing the best resources for understanding the end of the … Continue reading

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2017 New Series of Posts Holocaust Museum POST 6 The Fifth Floor Library and Archives

My preparation had included a brief look at the 5th floor Library and Archives https://www.ushmm.org/research/research-in-collections/research-visit but because I did not plan on working there, I only perused it. I highly recommend studying the details of doing research on the fifth … Continue reading

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