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Community calendar of events for April, 26, 2018
'Unique in the world' fossil footprints show a human chasing an extinct giant sloth
She wrote a children's book defending her husband's dignity - the 'handsome hero' who lost 2 limbs in Afghanistan
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Steve and Karen Samek
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April 3, 2018
A woman said an Ancestry.com DNA test told her she had a different father - her parents' fertility doctor
When Kelli Rowlette received the results from a DNA sample she had sent to a popular genealogy website, she assumed there had been a mistake....
April 3, 2018 - 4:35pm
November 7, 2017
Genealogy Club to meet
James River Genealogy Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the James River Senior and Community Center, 419 5th St. NE, Jamestown. Use the west entrance. For the program, members will share their experiences at the 42nd Annual Family History Conference. Hosts will be Judy...
November 7, 2017 - 6:54am
August 30, 2017
A passion for genealogy
The obituary for George Barron of Jamestown said he had a “passion for genealogy.” According to Daphne Drewello, former director of Alfred Dickey Library who assisted him on some of his projects, that might be an understatement.
August 30, 2017 - 6:52am
November 9, 2016
Genealogy program offered at library
Barb Gilliss Caine will present a program called "How to Begin Your Genealogy" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Stutsman County Library in Jamestown. Caine said she discovered her love for family history on her great-grandmother's knee. She serves on the James River Valley Library...
November 9, 2016 - 6:39am
Ancestry one of the most popular hobbies in the country
GRAND FORKS—When Rich McFarlane and his wife were expecting their second child, a boy who would carry on the family's name, he wanted...
June 9, 2015 - 6:50am
October 29, 2013
Genealogy Club to meet Nov. 5
The James River Genealogy Club will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Post House dining room, 222 1st Ave. S. Use the north door entrance. The speaker is Phyllis Bratton, director of the Raugust Library at University of Jamestown. She will describe genealogy-related aids that can be found...
October 29, 2013 - 8:13am
September 21, 2011
Powell to present at genealogy workshop in Moorhead
The 36th Annual Family History Workshop in Moorhead, Minn., features Dae Powell, designer and operator of ShoeString Genealogy.
September 21, 2011 - 7:44am
July 26, 2011
Caine to present at Genealogy Club
The James River Genealogy Club will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 2, at the Carrington Public Library, 55 Ninth Ave S. The program will be "Practice on Ancestry Library Edition" Barb Gillis Caine, Jamestown, will act as the instructor. Hosts for the meeting will be Marilyn Kruger, Sheyenne,...
July 26, 2011 - 8:21am
May 24, 2011
Remembering their names
The plea came in a letter addressed to a rural North Dakota postmaster: a woman in Wisconsin seeking word of her great-grandfather's brother, who was born in Norway in 1844, came to America and farmed in eastern North Dakota from the late 1880s into the 1920s. His name was Charley...
May 24, 2011 - 6:58am
June 23, 2010
Genealogy workshop set in Ellendale
The Genealogy Workshop, "Unlocking Your Past," is scheduled Saturday at the Ellendale Opera House. The day starts at 8:30 a.m. with muffins and coffee during registration with the first session getting under way at 9 a.m. The first session will be presented by Cathy Langemo and JoAnn...
June 23, 2010 - 7:39am
April 27, 2010
Lees to speak at genealogy club
The James River Genealogy Club will meet at 7 p.m. May 4, at Ave Maria Village, 501 19th St. N.E., Jamestown. The program will be a talk by James Lees, Jamestown, about his great-grandfather of the same name, who ran a freight line along the trail from Jamestown to Fort Totten back...
April 27, 2010 - 8:31am
March 30, 2010
Genealogy club to meet April 6
The James River Genealogy Club will hold its first meeting of 2010 at 7 p.m. on April 6 at the Northern Plain Electric Co-op, 1515 West Main, Carrington. Meeting locations this year will alternate between Carrington and Jamestown on the first Tuesday of each month, April through November....
March 30, 2010 - 8:52am
October 27, 2009
Williams to speak at Genealogy Club
The James River Genealogy Club will hold its last meeting of the 2009 season at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at Ave Maria Village, 501 19th St. N.E. The program will be given by Mike Williams, a funeral director at Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown. Williams will give a history of undertakers, funerals...
October 27, 2009 - 8:47am
September 29, 2009
Genealogy club to snoop at museum
The James River Genealogy Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the Foster County Museum at the intersection of Second Street and 16th Avenue South in Carrington. The program will be on snooping at the museum as a genealogical source. Marilynn Kruger, Sheyenne, N.D., will be a host....
September 29, 2009 - 8:03am
July 28, 2009
Genealogy Club to meet Aug. 4
The James River Genealogy Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Aug. 4 at the Northern Plains Electric Cooperative Building, 1515 W. Main, Carrington. The program will include presentations by member Janet Holaday of Jamestown on Daughters of the American Revolution, Sons of the American...
July 28, 2009 - 7:59am