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George & Agnes Ran Away

As is the case in most history, the indentured, the women, and the minorities seemed to be all but forgotten. In many of these cases, I aim to bring their stories back to life, and today's story is no different. Just a few days ago, I received a package from my dear mama, containing some... Continue Reading →

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The Hipster Historian on Ancestry

A few weeks ago I was able to attend Rootstech for the very first time. You can catch up on my posts on my experiences here and here. As part of Rootstech, there was an Expo Hall as well as vendors in and out of the hall. One of the booths that caught my eye... Continue Reading →

Day 1: RootsTech

What an amazing first day of RootsTech. It was more than I could have ever imagined and I've already learned so much. After a quick rush to the convention center to get registered, I was able to get my tote bag with all its goodies and my name badge. In the rush of the morning crowd,... Continue Reading →

The Hipster Historian Goes to RootsTech!

For the very first time, I will be attending the largest genealogical conference in the world, RootsTech -- being held in Salt Lake City, Utah. This will also be the first genealogical conference I have ever attended (exciting!). In past years, I've attended other conventions (mostly Comic Cons) but this is only the second conference  in... Continue Reading →

What a year already!

Holy cow! I can't believe January is already over. This last month has been for The Hipster Historian has been busy moving, getting a new job and figuring out life. As mentioned a couple of months ago, I separated from my husband of 13 years and been moving on in life. In that journey I've... Continue Reading →

Genealogy New Years Goals

Every year I put an intention out to the universe. Some years its words like steady, other years it is growth, this last year (2017), it was change, and boy did that kick me in the behind. This year, along with my intention word -- growth -- I'm aiming for a few a genealogy-related goals. Each... Continue Reading →

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