Links, 11.8.11

Links are back — but not in great quantity. Too busy dragging branches to the curb.

The Irish Family History Foundation is running a November special — up to 30 percent off for record-search fees through its Online Research Service.

Thievery: A troubling story making the rounds about how ID thieves use the Social Security numbers of dead children has been shining an unwelcome spotlight on the SSDI databases of Ancestry and FamilySearch.

As 11/11/11 approaches, so do reminisces of veterans heading off to war and its impact on family life. Here is a nice one from Canada.

Pretty cool: Eleven historic buildings in eight Union County (NJ) towns will receive funds for much-needed repairs under a $500,000 matching-grant program. In other Union County news: A neat profile of a unique treasure: A tree “museum”  containing 95 specimens drawn from the homes of famous people as well as historic places like Civil War battlefields.

Off to the brushpile again. Have a nice week!

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