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DVD – The Life History of Hans Lorentz Dastrup Sr.

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          At the Reunion in Sigurd, the Arda Jean Christensen family decided to let people have copies of the DVD by giving a $5 donation to the Dastrup Family Organization.            This is used in part to help defray the cost of the Monument erected and dedicated in the Sigurd Cemetery, to the Pioneers of […]

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Scan, Save & Share

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Scan, Save & Share While living here in Seattle for the summer, I went to the Public Library and chatted with some genealogists, just because. Photos & slides are deteriorating quickly. So get them scanned. Here’s what I learned. Suggestions from a Genealogist   Scanning your pictures and family documents are the best way to […]

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Sourcing Your Stuff

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How do you know that great aunt so-in-so really died on April 3 when you heard it was April 4? Where did your cousin find that awesome picture of your grandma? What is a source? Anything that tells you information. Report card, insurance policy, newspaper, journal, family conversation, art work, certificates, contracts. Why do I […]

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