Daily Archives: January 4, 2013

Locating graves made more difficult

USA Today reports on the plight of several cemeteries in coastal New Orleans that are sinking and washing away.  Check out the full story at http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/01/03/louisiana-cemeteries-sinking/1806415/

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Genealogist helps army identify remains of an airman killed in 1946

Megan Smolenyak, an incredibly talented genealogist was involved in tracing the identity of airman Staff Sgt. Zoltan Dobovich.  “To link remains to an individual, the military relies on matches of mitochondrial DNA, which passes from the maternal line. Once a … Continue reading

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