Monthly Archives: September 2010

One person’s experience with the grandparent scam

After my last post about the darker side of genealogy, I received some comments from Nancy Knapp Shepard, our cousin from Colorado. She has first-hand experience with the lengths that a scammer will go to in order to prey on … Continue reading

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The dark side of genealogy

I have written several times about how genealogy brings people together. But genealogy, like anything else, has a dark side, too. This month I learned about both sides of that coin. One of my goals for this blog is to … Continue reading

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Where did my tab go on Knapp Notes?

If things look a little different to you on Knapp Notes, don’t worry – it’s not your imagination. I had some time yesterday to do some “housekeeping” on the site – I reorganized some of the sections to make things … Continue reading

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National Archives opens new treasure trove of records

Just in case you’re planning to be in Kansas City anytime soon, you may want to check out the latest offering from the U.S. National Archives. The National Archives had this to say about the collection in an announcement: Kansas … Continue reading

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