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September 4, 2017

Our Family Stories

Eli Ari Applebaum was born in Poland. Jay Houpt, his great-great-great-grandson, compiled his family tree on a simple spreadsheet. Contained within the spreadsheet is a tree that includes almost 500 of Applebaum’s descendants and a smorgasbord of family names. Every year brings new names to the familial stew. Applebaum’s descendants […]
July 13, 2017

Course for Those New to Jewishgen.org

This course is designed for those researchers relatively new to JewishGen who wish to use all our databases and communication facilities to explore a family branch. It’s a mentored course, thus students have an instructor who will personally respond to questions, make suggestions and assist in researching the branch you […]
June 29, 2017

Ian McCallum’s Discovery – Thanks to DNA

IAN McCALLUM’S DISCOVERY, THANKS TO DNA Ian McCallum spoke to our Society on Oct. 30th, 2016. He employed very extensive use of DNA to trace his grandfather’s lineage. Ian provided our members with a lengthy, and technical, explanation of DNA and specifically how he was able to track down his […]