Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday 20 March 2017

On 20 March 1928, Fred McFeely Rogers was born at Latrobe, PA. Rogers began producing television for children in 1953. His first program, “The Children’s Hour,” was the precursor to “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” which premiered in Canada in 1966 and the US in 1968. The show ran on public television until Rogers’s death, and he became known worldwide for his dedication to the well-being of children and for his demonstrations of the importance of kindness, compassion and learning. He authored a number of books for parents and children, wrote more than 200 songs and won dozens of awards, including Emmys, Peabodys and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He died 27 February 2003, at his home in Pittsburgh, PA.

On 20 March 1928, Fred McFeely Rogers was born at Latrobe, PA. Rogers began producing television for children in 1953. His first program, “The Children’s Hour,” was the precursor to “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” which premiered in Canada in 1966 and the US in 1968. The show ran on public television until Rogers’s death, and he became known worldwide for his dedication to the well-being of children and for his demonstrations of the importance of kindness, compassion and learning. He authored a number of books for parents and children, wrote more than 200 songs and won dozens of awards, including Emmys, Peabodys and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He died 27 February 2003, at his home in Pittsburgh, PA.


Today is Monday, 20 March 2017, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Mister Rogers’ Birthday – Anniversary, National Cherry Blossom Festival Begins, Snowman Burning Day, and Vernal Equinox begins.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 20 — Is there a female ancestor who is your brick wall? Why? List possible sources for finding more information.


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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday 19 March 2017

The Feast of Saint Joseph celebrates the patron saint of fathers and carpenters.

The Feast of Saint Joseph celebrates the patron saint of fathers and carpenters.


Today is Sunday, 19 March 2017, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Happy blogiversary to (started) Trekthrutime (started 19 March 2014).
  • Today: Operation Iraqi Freedom – Anniversary, St. Joseph’s Day, Swallows Return to Capistrano, and US Standard Time Act – Anniversary.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 19 — Have you discovered a surprising fact about one of your female ancestors? What was it and how did you learn it? How did you feel when you found out?


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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 18 March 2017

Sponsored by the National Quilting Association since 1992, National Quilting Day this day is a grassroots effort to unite quilters and quilt lovers everywhere, not only in this country, but also around the world. Individuals, groups of quilters, shop owners, publishers and the entire quiltmaking community are invited to join NQA in recognizing and promoting the tradition of quilt making. Annually, the third Saturday in March.

Sponsored by the National Quilting Association since 1992, National Quilting Day this day is a grassroots effort to unite quilters and quilt lovers everywhere, not only in this country, but also around the world. Individuals, groups of quilters, shop owners, publishers and the entire quiltmaking community are invited to join NQA in recognizing and promoting the tradition of quilt making. Annually, the third Saturday in March.


Today is Saturday, 18 March 2017 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Items of Note

  • Today: First Electric Razor Marketed – Anniversary and National Quilting Day.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 18 — Shining star: Did you have a female ancestor who had a special talent? Artist, singer, actress, athlete, seamstress, or other? Describe.


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