February 2021 Newsletter

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25:02 February 2021 – PDF– Fulltext – IAreader

Articles include:

  • Old Missouri Trails Lead to Harmony Mission” by Glynna Elliott Morse & Julia Morse
    A discussion of trails in the first year of Missouri Statehood, 1821, that led toward Harmony Mission.
  • The President’s Corner: Sharing Family Photos with the Next Generations” by Al Morse
    Al discusses adjustments in his life and activities because of the pandemic. He is still very busy, but some activities are different, such as creating family picture books for his sons and grandsons.
  • Cluster Research (a.k.a. FAN Club Strategy) Offers Renewed Hope for Genealogy Brick Walls” by Julia Morse
    Gathering and analyzing data about friends and neighbors can sometimes lead to information missing from direct-line searches. Cluster research is a successful tool employed by professional genealogists.
  • Tracing Friends and Neighbors,” by Marjorie Slavens
    Tracing the children and grandchildren of Peter Welty, the immigrant ancestor, using wills and information about those who lived around them as they moved from eastern Pennsylvania to western Pennsylvania and later Ohio and Kentucky.
  • The WWII Parachute Wedding Dress,” highlighting a Fold3 blog post by Jenny Ashcraft
  • News from Mid-Continent Public Library,” by Marjorie Slavens
    Information about hours and available opportunities for doing library research during COVID.
  • Remembering Byron Gilbreath,” by Marjorie Slavens
    We were sad to learn about the passing of our Treasurer, Byron Gilbreath in late January. He has been a very active participant in the life of MCG.

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