Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Whaddya Miss? Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Here are the stories we found interesting in the genealogy world, and shared across social media today, including the fascinating genealogy of He-Man (yes, the Master of the Universe!)


  2. NEWS from the world of GENEALOGY:

  3. What are the odds, really, of marrying someone whose family already owned the burial plot next to yours? http://www.salisburypost.com/article/20140812/SP01/140819912/1016/rss02/wineka-column-the-plot-thickens-in-chestnut-hill-cemetery?source=RSS
  4. I'm hoping that eventually we (in the US) will be able to watch some of these other British shows - This episode of "Tales from the Asylum" sounds fascinating, and sad. Part of history that we really don't think about... http://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/life/celebrity-life/murray-moved-by-family-revelations-1.518723
  5. So if you have time to research not only your own ancestors, but fictional characters, here's a guide to Scotland to help you with that... http://www.visitscotland.com/en-us/about/arts-culture/outlander/ and the article here:  http://www.cw15kxvo.com/story/26261738/outlander-puts-scotland-on-the-map
  6. This made me laugh... we've all had these moments where we suspect our ancestors may have been cartoons...   http://www.nwkniterati.com/movabletype/archives/MossyCottage/002092.html
  7. Just because it's one of those days, and all the news I'm coming across seems to be cartoon themed anyway, I'm going to present you this article which includes the genealogy of He-Man   http://io9.com/12-insane-facts-about-he-man-and-the-masters-of-the-uni-1619470015

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