Champollion 2.0: The Scribe for Savvy Paleographers

In the Famicity blog “Paleography: The Study of Old Handwriting“, we explained what Paleography is and why it is important to genealogy research. Today, we’ll discuss a computer software program called Champollion 2.0 written by Christophe Marin that will be a featured at the Innovator Showdown at RootsTech 2017.

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Toponymy: The Study of Place Names

There is a name for every place and thing on a map. Have you ever wondered how the places and things that you see on a map got their name? Guillaume Valtat, a Geographic Information Engineer, explains Toponymy.

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Meet the Daughters of the American Revolution

There are many organizations in the United States that focus on being a descendant of an event or group of people that holds a significant place in American History. One of the most prominent of these organizations is the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

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