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Wednesday’s Five Family History Happenings

Catherine Middleton - family photographsThis Wednesday, we're spotlighting five family history things that inspired us -- whether it be to dig a little deeper into our roots, reach out to a distant relative, or take on a new family history project.

The Royal Wedding website. Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton's wedding site is complete with a blog, real-time updates, exclusive content, videos, and links.  Click here to visit the Royal Wedding website.

Sartorial Heirlooms. Now here's a great idea for making family history a part of your special day: this Memphis bride wore a 1960s wedding dress worn by both her mother and her aunt as well as a 12-foot train worn by her great-grandmother in 1916. Read the the story here: Dressed by Dawn: Couturière stitches family history into special-occasion garments.


Cousins reunited through Smart Matches. MyHeritage.com user Mr. Howard has unraveled the mystery of his family's past, revealing a long line of adventurous and successful ancestors whose legacies last to this day. While his search led him to far-flung destinations - one of the biggest discoveries was in his very own hometown of Sacramento. Continue reading "It runs in the family – especially if you’re a Coblentz!"

Interactive History Maps. See what happened where you, your parents, and grandparents grew up. Visit Domu.com.

Zoomable History. Mark, a software architect and family historian, takes interesting photos from history and puts them on Zoom.it  to share with others. Click here to visit his site.

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