Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 19 July 2015

Anne Hutchinson Memorial, Founders’ Brook Park, Portsmouth, RI (weather permitting— no rain day). An annual gathering to honor Anne Marbury Hutchinson (1591– 1643), cofounder of Pocasset (Portsmouth), RI, in 1638. Wife, mother of 16, midwife, religious leader, she was a caretaker of and spiritual leader to women in Puritan Boston. Anne Hutchinson helped shape the tradition of free speech and religious tolerance that has become so important to modern Americans. Annually, on a Sunday before or after Anne Hutchinson’s baptismal anniversary, July 20, 1591.

Anne Hutchinson Memorial, Founders’ Brook Park, Portsmouth, RI (weather permitting— no rain day). An annual gathering to honor Anne Marbury Hutchinson (1591– 1643), cofounder of Pocasset (Portsmouth), RI, in 1638. Wife, mother of 16, midwife, religious leader, she was a caretaker of and spiritual leader to women in Puritan Boston. Anne Hutchinson helped shape the tradition of free speech and religious tolerance that has become so important to modern Americans. Annually, on a Sunday before or after Anne Hutchinson’s baptismal anniversary, July 20, 1591.


Today is Sunday, 19 July 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Genealogy Items of Note

  • Today: Anne Hutchison Memorial Day, Samuel Colt’s Birthday, First Triple Play in Baseball – Anniversary, First Female Vice Presidential Candidate nominated – Anniversary, Art Linkletter’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Ice Cream Day, and Women’s Rights Convention at Seneca Falls.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 18 July 2015

Nelson Mandela genealogy

Former South African President Nelson Mandela was born on 18 July 1918 at Qunu, Transkei, South Africa.


Today is Saturday, 18 July 2015 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Genealogy Items of Note

  • Today: First Perfect Score in Olympic History – Anniversary, Mandela Day, National Woodie Wagon Day, and Red Skelton’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 17 July 2015

On 17 July 1955 Disneyland - considered the first theme park in America - opened in Anaheim, California.

On 17 July 1955 Disneyland – considered the first theme park in America – opened in Anaheim, California.


Today is Friday, 17 July 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Berenice Abbot’s Birthday – Anniversary, Czar Nicholas II and family executed – Anniversary, Disneyland Opens – 69th Anniversary, Kansas City Hotel Disaster – Anniversary, Spanish Civil War Begins – Anniversary, and Wrong Way Corrigan Day – Anniversary.

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