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  • Ancestors — The companion web site to the PBS family history and genealogy television series. (12/23/2005)

  • Blogs — and blog articles

    • My Wife, the Genealogist — "When we bought our G5 PowerMac, I imagined that my wife would start designing websites and publishing a local newspaper. I fantasized about the money she would make from these new endeavors, thinking that I might even be able to retire early. Then she purchased the Reunion8 genealogy software and became hooked on tracing the lineages of our ancestors."  (Nerac Blog , written by scientists and engineers, focuses on scientific topics, often with a political spin)

  • For anyone using the internet for genealogy, Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet is a must stop. The “list” has more than 248,700 links and continues to grow. (12/23/2005)

  • RootsWeb mailing lists — A list for every surname — and if there isn’t one, it can be created. The mailing lists provides a means of free communication with others interested in the same surname or topic area. Archives of past postings to each list are available. (12/23/2005)

According to Wikipedia:

Freehold is a term used in real estate or real property law, land held in fee simple, as opposed to leasehold, which is land which is leased.

A freeholder is an elected county official in the State of New Jersey; see Board of Chosen Freeholders, the body they serve in. (an 8th great-grandfather of mine was one of the earliest freeholders)

Farnham's Freehold is a novel written by Robert A. Heinlein in 1965.

North Farnham was an Anglican parish in Richmond county, Virginia (9th great-grandparents owned land in this parish)

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