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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 3 January 2016

On 3 January 1888, A drinking straw made out of paraffin-covered paper was patented by Marvin Stone of Washington, DC. It replaced natural rye straws.

On 3 January 1888, A drinking straw made out of paraffin-covered paper was patented by Marvin Stone of Washington, DC. It replaced natural rye straws.
On 3 January 1888, A drinking straw made out of paraffin-covered paper was patented by Marvin Stone of Washington, DC. It replaced natural rye straws.

Today is Sunday, 3 January 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Admission Day – Alaska, Drinking Straw Patented – Anniversary, Lucretia Mott’s Birthday – Anniversary, “Queen For a Day” Television Debut – Anniversary, and J.R.R. Tolkein Birthday – Anniversary.

Daily Blogging Prompts

Many genealogy and family history bloggers like to post to their blogs every day, but at times are at a loss for ideas. Take your inspiration from today’s Daily Blogging Prompts below – click on each prompt for a description. Prompts are a great way to create new content and you can participate in a community effort with other genealogy bloggers.

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