In Memoriam: Catherine Crout-Habel

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Some sad news to pass on this morning. Australian blogger Catherine Crout-Habel, author of the Seeking Susan ~ Meeting Marie ~ Finding Family blog, passed away on 6 July 2014. Her daughter Kirrily Burton has posted an updated about her mother and what having a genealogy blog meant to her – you can read the post here.

Please take a moment to visit Catherine’s blog and leave a note for the family if you can.

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Genealogy Blogging Events – Week of 25 July – 1 August 2014

Upcoming Events at GeneaBloggers

Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

Daze of the Week!

Here are some upcoming dates to look out for so you can plan your genealogy and family history blog posts for next week:

  • 25 July: Andrea Doria sinks – Anniversary and First Test Tube Baby Born – Anniversary.
  • 26 July: Americans With Disabilities Act – Anniversary, National Day of the Cowboy, and US Army First Desegregation – 70th Anniversary.
  • 27 July: Anne Hutchison Memorial Day, Aunties Day, Insulin First Isolated – Anniversary, Korean Conflict Armistice – Anniversary, and Parents Day (US).
  • 28 July: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Birthday – 85th Anniversary, Singing Telegram – Anniversary, Veterans Bonus Army Eviction – Anniversary, and World War I Begins – 100th Anniversary.
  • 29 July: NASA established – Anniversary and Peter Jennings’ Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 30 July: Henry Ford’s Birthday – Anniversary, Jimmy Hoffa Disappearance – Anniversary, and Paperback Books Introduced – Anniversary.
  • 31 July: First US Government Building – Anniversary, National Chili Dog Day, and US Patent Office Opens – Anniversary.
  • 1 August: Data Backup Day, Colorado: Admission Day, Emancipation of 500 – Anniversary, First US Census – Anniversary, Francis Scott Key’s Birthday – Anniversary, MTV Premieres – Anniversary, and World Wide Web – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday 25 July 2014

July 25, 1956. The Italian luxury liner collided with the Stockholm, a Swedish liner, on its way to New York. Other ships in the area came to the aid of the Andrea Doria. During the ordeal 1,634 people were rescued, including the captain and the crew.
Today is Friday, 25 July 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Andrea Doria sinks – Anniversary and First Test Tube Baby Born – Anniversary.

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