Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Feb 8, 1910. The Boy Scouts of America was founded at Washington, DC, by William Boyce, based on the work of Sir Robert Baden-Powell with the British Boy Scout Association.

Feb 8, 1910. The Boy Scouts of America was founded at Washington, DC, by William Boyce, based on the work of Sir Robert Baden-Powell with the British Boy Scout Association.


Today is Wednesday, 8 February 2017, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy World:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Happy blogiversary to GeneaPress (started 8 February 2011).
  • Today: Boy Scout Day, James Dean’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Mary Queen of Scots Execution – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder, born 7 February 1867 at Pepin, Wisconsin, was an American writer, most notably the author of the Little House series of children's novels based on her childhood in a pioneer family.

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder, born 7 February 1867 at Pepin, Wisconsin, was an American writer, most notably the author of the Little House series of children’s novels based on her childhood in a pioneer family.


Today is Tuesday, 7 February 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: Charles Dickens’ Birthday – Anniversary and Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Birthday – 150th Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday 6 February 2017

Feb 6, 1911. 40th president of the US (1981– 89). Former sportscaster, motion picture actor, governor of California (1967– 74); he was the oldest and the first divorced person to become US president. Born at Tampico, IL. Married actress Jane Wyman in 1940 (divorced in 1948); married actress Nancy Davis, Mar 4, 1952. The “Great Communicator” ushered in a decade of conservative policies upon his election in 1980 and was an indefatigable critic of Communist states: he famously challenged Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall!” at the Berlin Wall in 1987. He died at his Los Angeles, CA, home on June 5, 2004.

Feb 6, 1911. 40th president of the US (1981– 89). Former sportscaster, motion picture actor, governor of California (1967– 74); he was the oldest and the first divorced person to become US president. Born at Tampico, IL. Married actress Jane Wyman in 1940 (divorced in 1948); married actress Nancy Davis, Mar 4, 1952. The “Great Communicator” ushered in a decade of conservative policies upon his election in 1980 and was an indefatigable critic of Communist states: he famously challenged Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall!” at the Berlin Wall in 1987. He died at his Los Angeles, CA, home on June 5, 2004.


Today is Monday, 6 February 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: Admission Day (Massachusetts), Aaron Burr’s Birthday – Anniversary, Ronald Reagan Birthday – Anniversary, and Waitangi Day (New Zealand).

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