Put Your Family Tree Online

Put Your Family Tree Online

Many people fear uploading their genealogy to an online tree such as FamilySearch, Ancestry, MyHeritage, Geni, and Rootsweb. Here are 5 reasons why you should be using online trees. www.DevonNoelLee.com Check out Family History Fanatics: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmkKepHoafldMRZ4UNt0Akw SUBSCRIBE to learn about the Fanatical side of Family History! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmkKepHoafldMRZ4UNt0Akw?sub_confirmation=1 FOLLOW Devon Noel Lee's blog at http://blog.DevonNoelLee.com. ORDER Devon Noel Lee's Books "A Recipe for Writng Family History" or "21st Century Family Historian" http://www.devonnoellee.com/books LET'S CONNECT! -- http://www.facebook.com/DevonNoelLee -- http://twitter.com/dnoellee #FamilyTree #genealogy #ancestry

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Memorial Day http://www.usmemorialday.org/ Henry C Welles http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nyseneca/welles.htm Waterloo, New York http://www.waterloony.com Comparative death rates of selected US wars from 1775 - 2008 http://ptgustan.com/mar08/sacrifices.html Documented civilian deaths from the Iraq War http://www.iraqbodycount.org/database/ Military and civilian war related deaths through the ages http://www.taphilo.com/history/war-deaths.shtml Seeing ads? Visit Rocketboom.com for an ad-free experience. **Update May 20, 2014: This video will be removed from YouTube in the near future. Would you like to host a copy on your channel? Soon, Rocketboom will be starting anew and all archives from 2004 through 2013 will be deleted. If this is an episode you would like to see remain free and openly available to the public, we'll consider sending you a free copy to host on your YouTube channel with a simple agreement. Please contact us at licensing@rocketboom.com for more information.

WHERE'S THE DAM CACHE?

WHERE'S THE DAM CACHE?

It was a struggle to find this geocache while walking my dogs! The location of the geocache was near a cemetery that dates back to the Civil War era. If you want to learn more about the dam and the history of the area click the link below! http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gamuscog/clappfac.htm If you're new to this channel, My name is Kaity and I vlog about my adventures geocaching! They often include family, friends, and my dogs! For those who don't know, geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Subscribe and join me in all my adventures! I upload videos every Sunday. To start geocaching click this link! https://www.geocaching.com/guide/default.aspx Previous Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kK3wYGTNhCA Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/geocachingkaity

How Quaker Cemeteries Are Different

How Quaker Cemeteries Are Different

How is a Quaker cemetery different? Early Quakers believed that ornate gravestones communicated the dominion of the upper classes, even in death. Earlham College professor Thomas Hamm takes us through the history of Quaker cemeteries. Quaker Speak is a weekly video series. Subscribe: http://QuakerSpeak.com/subscribe Filmed and Edited by Jon Watts www.JonWatts.com Music from this episode: www.JonWattsMusic.com ___ Go Deeper with Friends Journal: http://FriendsJournal.org Lobby with Quakers on Capitol Hill: http://www.fcnl.org Work for peace with justice with AFSC: http://www.afsc.org/friends Learn about the rich diversity of Quakers worldwide: http://www.fwccamericas.org/ Directed by Jon Watts http://www.JonWatts.com ___ Photos: https://umdarchives.wordpress.com/2014/09/29/tracking-down-our-first-president/ http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paxson/graphics-pax/mtghse_notpa.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gildencroft_Quaker_Cemetery,_Norwich http://dovernjhistory.org/files/pages/doverchurches.htm http://www.waterfordhistory.org/history/waterford-cemeteries.htm http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paxson/graphics-pax/mtghse.html http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:London_Grove_Friends_Meeting_1_Chesco.JPG http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:London_Grove_Friends_Cemetery_Chesco_PA.JPG http://www.gwyneddmeeting.org/history/gwyneddburialindex.htm Transcript: Since the beginning of the Quaker movement, one of the ways that Friends have distinguished themselves is in their practices connected with death and burial, and Quaker burying grounds, Quaker cemeteries—although cemetery is a word that Friends probably didn’t use until at least the 19th century—are unusual. They are an illustration of how Friends tried to distinguish themselves from the rest of the world. Equality, Even in Death: Why Quaker Cemeteries are Different Friends believed that, as it was inappropriate to try to elevate some people above others in life, it was equally inappropriate to do that in death. Thus, Friends banned tombstones from their burying grounds because they thought that all that tombstones did was to distinguish some people from others. Equality, Even in Death When Quakers attended church in their parishes in 17th century England, in those churches they would’ve been surrounded by memorials. In some cases grandiose tombs, that even in death were intended to communicate that the upper classes—the people who had sat in the front-most pews by life—still exercised dominion, even in death, by the way that they had buried themselves. Friends felt it appropriate, required of them, that even in death that they bear testimony against such practices that served to puff up human vanity. Early Quaker Burial Grounds So in a Quaker burying ground in the 17th and 18th centuries, most likely when you approached it you would have seen a simple, unbroken spans of Earth. Usually consisting entirely of unmarked graves. There were always some Friends who found that unacceptable. They certainly didn’t want grandiose monuments that spoke to how some families were superior to others, but they could see nothing wrong with a simple stone that helped them remember where a loved one was buried. Modern Quaker Cemeteries By the middle of the 19th century, Friends finally decided that under certain circumstances, marking graves could be appropriate, and so Friends moved towards a new testimony on tombstones. Tombstones would be allowed, but they had to be simple. The name of the deceased, the date of death and the age, or maybe the date of birth. No ornamentation, no epitaphs, no decoration of any kind, and usually strict limits on height and width. If you go, for example, to London Grove Meeting, Chester county, Pennsylvania, a Meeting that goes back to the 18th century, and look at the burying ground, there’s maybe one marker before 1850. But if you go to, say, Gwynedd or Chichester or Old Caln, you’ll find the burying ground full of simple, rough stones, going back into the 18th century. ___ The views expressed in this video are of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Friends Journal or its collaborators.

10: Easy Summer Backyard Hacks

10: Easy Summer Backyard Hacks

Here are backyard life hacks to make your summer extra fun! These are easy tips to make the time spent in your backyard amazing! images: whatagreatideus.blogspot.com itssunnyinmysoul.wordpress.com freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com www.home-dzine.co.za www.happinessishomemade.net www.makeandtakes.com allthingshendrick.blogspot.com

deacidifying newspaper print

deacidifying newspaper print

I saw a youtube video using newspapers to create beautiful roll roses. She then colored the roses after they were formed and these rose looked wonderful. But i was concern with the acidity of the newsprint against my layouts. After researching the net, I found this site, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~molewis/tips.htm, where they had a recipe for making your newspaper archival safe. The beauty of this recipe is that it is super economical and the ingredients are readily available in any grocery or drug store. I just ordered a PH pen to see if it did make my paper archival safe. I will upload the video of my results once I receive my PH pen. So i hope you like this, and thank you for watching.

Making Fish Cakes - Part 2

Making Fish Cakes - Part 2

One-handed fire technique. Thanks to Adrian at http://www.youtube.com/user/NoBSSurvival The Great Miramichi Fire of 1825: http://www.miramichilandings.com/frenchfort/greatfire http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nbnorthu/fire.htm

Blairstown

Blairstown

A visit to Blairstown, Missouri http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mohenry/local/blairstownlocal.html https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blairstown,_Missouri

Exploring Shiloh Cemetery in Withlacoochee State Forest

Exploring Shiloh Cemetery in Withlacoochee State Forest

In this part of the forest is an old African-American Cemetery known as Shiloh Cemetery. Though I also heard it was called Rusell Hill Cemetery in Hernando County since this borders the Citrus/Hernando County line. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~flcitrus/cemeteries/shilohcem.html

Steam calliope clips - Elizabeth, PA

Steam calliope clips - Elizabeth, PA

Clips taken from the video of the Centennial Celebration, July 2-4, 1934 in Elizabeth, PA. Full length video available at http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jmohney/1934_centennial.htm courtesy of Jay Mohney.

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