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  • FRANCE'S NEGRO VICE-PRESIDENT.
     // Ebony; Jun1952, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p55 

    The article profiles Gaston Monnerville, the first president of the Council of the Republic of African descent in France.

  • Arkansas Queries.
     // Arkansas Family Historian; Mar2011, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p58 

    The article offers several announcements which seek biological information on various people in Arkansas which include the parents of Buster Johnson, the relatives of Hannah Jones, and Nancy Sarah Mason.

  • In this issue.
    Betlock, Lynn // American Ancestors; Winter2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p5 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on genealogy including a Cape Cod town mystery, a seventeenth-century New England woman's letter-book and examples of a range of time frames from 1640s to 1940s.

  • polyphylesis:.
    Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects; 2003, p330 

    A definition of the term "polyphylesis," which means originating from several lines of descent, is presented.

  • MONNERVILLE'S WAR RECORD ENHANCES POLITICAL CAREER.
    Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Ebony; Jun1952, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p58 

    The article describes the service given by Gaston Monnerville, the first president of the Council of the Republic of African descent in France, to his country during the Second World War.

  • Affinity and Descent In Industrial Societies.
    Farber, Bernard // Journal of Comparative Family Studies; Spring72, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p125 

    The article focuses on affinity and descent in industrial societies. This article shows how traditional anthropological perspectives of kinship may be utilized to permit the study of descent and affinity in modem societies. The prohibition of incestuous marriage implies the presence of kin...

  • PEOPLE.
    Farber, Bernard // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Malaysia; Jul2006, p2 

    Focuses on the population of Malaysia. Growth rate of the population; Ethnic groups in the country, including Malays and Chinese; Religions practiced by ethnic groups, such as Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and Christianity; Descents of Malaysians, such as Thai, European, and Indian among many others.

  • Under the Bark of the Family Tree!
    Rocque, Bernice L. // Family Chronicle; Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p7 

    The article talks about writing stories about family history. The author describes her experience in tracing her genealogy and how she began writing stories about them. The author shares the revelations that she discovered from her mother, uncle and grandparents and concludes that although...

  • INTRODUCTION TO THE ROBIN HOOD BALLADS.
    Sidgwick, Frank // Ballads of Robin Hood & other Outlaws; 1/1/1903, p5 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the life of Robin Hood, Robin Hood as the ballad hero, and Robin Hood as noble descent.

  • Zimbabwe's Lemba re-establish their Jewish roots.
    Thal, Ian // Jewish Advocate; 3/10/2013, Vol. 204 Issue 10, p9 

    The article discusses the claim by the Lemba tribe of South Africa and Zimbabwe that they are the descendants of ancient Israelites and that they trace their origins to Jews from Sene.

  • finding your roots.
    Engler, Sarah // Real Simple; Aug2013, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p143 

    The article discusses the growing interest of people in online genealogy to trace their family history. The subscriber base of Ancestry.com has doubled since 2009 and with the addition of about 2 million records every day. Corey Oiesen, a communications officer for the Association of...

  • LAÇOS DE SOLIDARIEDADE:FAMÍLIA E PARENTESCO ENTRE OS AFRODESCENDENTES DO MUNICÍPIO DE JUIZ DE FORA NO PÓS-EMANCIPAÇÃO.
    Francisco, Raquel Pereira // Passagens: International Review of Political History & Legal Cul; May2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p233 

    This work analyses post-emancipation relations between families and relatives, both consanguine and affinal, among the population of African descent in the coffee-growing municipality of Juiz de Fora. The articles seeks to demonstrate, by means of records on marriage, birth and baptism, the...

  • Military service documented for those with Czech descent.
    Francisco, Raquel Pereira // Breckenridge American; 9/20/2008, p5 

    The article reports on the documentation of the military service of those with Czech descent by the Texas Czech Genealogical Society. The genealogical society is looking for article contributions to be included in the book to be published in 2009 about the military service of Czechs either in...

  • Hidden African Ancestors: Hidden secrets of your ancestors.
    de Knijff, Peter // European Journal of Human Genetics; May2007, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p509 

    The article focuses on genealogical reconstruction. It is noted that genealogical reconstruction is not complete without genetic approval by means of Y-chromosome genotyping. As this trend in genealogy is gaining wide consideration many commercial enterprises which offer genotyping services...

  • From our friends.
    Whittlesey III, Willis Savage; Murphy, Clare; Dwyer, Michael; West, Karl; Dudek, Gerald // American Ancestors; Winter2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p17 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in the previous issues including "Celebrating Centuries of Food and Family: Stories and Records behind the Recipes," by Judith Lucey in the latest issue, one on the fabulous articles in the fall 2013 issue, and another...

  • KINSHIP BOUNDARIES AND KINSHIP KNOWLEDGE IN URBAN IRELAND.
    Gordon, Michael // International Journal of Sociology of the Family; Jan77, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1 

    The article focuses on kinship boundaries and kinship knowledge in urban Ireland. Kinship studies published by American sociologists since World War II have, for the most part, attempted to establish the existence of contact and exchange patterns between residentially separate but related...

  • Patterns of Descent & Inheritance.
    Wienclaw, Ruth A. // Patterns of Descent & Inheritance -- Research Starters Sociolo; 2014, p1 

    Descent is the hereditary derivation or lineage of an individual. Descent comprises socially recognized links between individuals in different generations within a family through several generations. There are a number of general patterns of descent around the world. Unilineal descent is traced...

  • GENEALOGY: THE SEARCH FOR A PERSONAL PAST.
    Andrews, Peter // American Heritage; Aug/Sep1982, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p10 

    Discusses the rising interest of U.S. families in genealogy. Dispute between priest Richard Scrope and Robert Grosvenor, Marquis of Westminster, over the different interpretations of the country's genealogy; Actions taken by prominent families in Massachusetts to expand their family trees;...

  • THE BEST BACKGROUND.
    Hale, Judson // American Heritage; Aug/Sep1982, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p16 

    Focuses on the ancestry in New England. Characteristics of New Englanders; Requirements posed by states for first family status; Families which founded cities and towns in the region.

  • FAMILY HISTORY IN THE ARAB WORLD: ARCHIVAL HISTORY AS A COMPLEMENT TO ETHNOGRAPHY.
    Green, Arnold H. // International Journal of Sociology of the Family; Jul81, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p327 

    It is informed that in the West during the last decade or so the "Roots phenomenon"' has sparked or at least demonstrated a renewed interest in family history and genealogy. Interest in and cultivation of genealogy as a subject field and as a literary genre do not need to be imported into the...

  • CLASSIFICATION, MEANING AND USAGE OF ARABIC STATUS AND KINSHIP TERMS.
    Khuri, Fuad I. // International Journal of Sociology of the Family; Jul81, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p347 

    In this article, the author examines the meaning and usage of Arabic status and kinship terms that occur in daily person-to-person interaction. In anthropology and other related fields, kinship terms have been used and analyzed in five different contexts: legalistic, behavioral, corporational,...

  • Women in Jesus Genealogy.
    Nehemiah, Shanthi // Christian Literature & Living; Jan2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p58 

    The article discusses the life story of significant women in Jesus' genealogy. The characteristics of these five women namely Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba and Mary, who were mentioned in the Book of Matthew, and how they found pleasure in God's eyes are discussed. It mentions that the women...

  • Redefining the serotonergic system by genetic lineage.
    Jensen, Patricia; Farago, Anna F.; Awatramani, Rajeshwar B.; Scott, Michael M.; Deneris, Evan S.; Dymecki, Susan M. // Nature Neuroscience; Apr2008, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p417 

    Central serotonin-producing neurons are heterogeneous�differing in location, morphology, neurotoxin sensitivity and associated clinical disorders�but the underpinnings of this heterogeneity are largely unknown, as are the markers that distinguish physiological subtypes of serotonergic...

  • ARE THE SHAU PEOPLE IN TAIWAN OF DUTCH DESCENT?
    CHIN-JUNG TU; BI-KUN TSAI; SHU-CHUN CHANG // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 2011, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p55 

    In this paper, the culture and origins of the Shau Aborigines of Sun Moon Lake in Central Taiwan are examined. Conclusions presented in this article depend on clues from documents and long-term observation, that reveal that the characteristics of the Shau Aborigines are quite different from...

  • What is Ubuntu? Different Interpretations among South Africans of African Descent.
    Gade, Christian B.N. // South African Journal of Philosophy; 2012, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p484 

    In this article, I describe and systematize the different answers to the question 'What is ubuntu?' that I have been able to identify among South Africans of African descent (SAADs). I show that it is possible to distinguish between two clusters of answers. The answers of the first cluster all...

  • Unilineal descent and the house -- again: The Ngadha, eastern Indonesia.
    Smedal, Olaf H. // Journal of the Humanities & Social Sciences of Southeast Asia & ; 2011, Vol. 167 Issue 2/3, p270 

    The article focuses on the accounts of the fundamental principles of the social organization of the Ngadha people in the eastern part of Indonesia. It is critical of unilineal descent groups of varying magnitude and range are capable of solving the problem of political affiliation. Also...

  • Out of Africa.
    Simons, John // Fortune International (Europe); 2/19/2007, Vol. 155 Issue 3, p27 

    This article presents the author's experiences with African Ancestry Inc., a company that matches DNA samples to their place of origin in Africa. As an African-American, the writer had no knowledge of his family background but after a simple test and a wait of a few weeks, his genetic markers...

  • Out of Africa.
    Simons, John // Fortune; 2/19/2007, Vol. 155 Issue 3, p39 

    This article presents the author's experiences with African Ancestry Inc., a company that matches DNA samples to their place of origin in Africa. As an African-American, the writer had no knowledge of his family background but after a simple test and a wait of a few weeks, his genetic markers...

  • CORRECTING ANOMALIES IN THE UNITED STATES LAW OF CITIZENSHIP BY DESCENT.
    Isaacson, David A. // Arizona Law Review; Summer2005, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p313 

    Explores the legal mechanisms underlying the anomalies in the law of citizenship by descent in the U.S. Ways for a child to acquire citizenship in the country; Difference in the treatment of unmarried fathers and unmarried mothers; Inadequacy of the Child Citizenship Act of 2000 in addressing...

  • Mis Timepos.
    Vigil, Julián Josué // La Herencia; 2008, Vol. 59, p50 

    The article traces the author's family tree. He starts investigating his genealogical link between his long time friend Anselmo, in which their uncle Juan de Dios Vigil was related to both of their mothers. He was came from Cayetano Pacheco's second marriage, to María Lucía Mestas, who was...

  • Why do you call yourself black and African?
    Ray, Carina // New African; May2009, Issue 484, p44 

    The author discusses the issue regarding racial background and identity. She mentions an electronic mail that she received from somebody who asked why she refers to call herself "black" and African. She further discusses her mixed lineage since her paternal grandmother is Italian and her...

  • The Birth of Modern Commemoration in France: The Tree and the Text.
    Malaussena, Katia // French History; Jun2004, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p154 

    Grounded in the observation of revolutionary France, this paper seeks to interpret the polymorphic presence of commemoration in human society, as well as its effectiveness as a social and political structural element. More precisely, it develops the argument that modern commemoration in France...

  • discover your roots.
    Roberts, Tara // Cosmo Girl; Aug2008, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p90 

    The article offers suggestions on tracing of family tree. It recommends writing down of the family history and to ask questions. It advises to start from one's personal history and to work backwards, talking to parents and then grandparents. It suggests gathering informations as much as possible...

  • Tips for getting started in genealogy research.
    Gilbert, Danna // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 11/1/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 44, p7 

    The article presents tips on getting started in genealogy research. It is better to start on the available information like parents' birth dates, birth places and their siblings. People must rely on the information that can be documented. Census records are a good source of information but can...

  • FAMILY FOCUS.
    Gilbert, Danna // New England Ancestors; Holiday2008, Vol. 9 Issue 5/6, p63 

    The article offers information on genealogies which have been recently published or are in progress. "From Bulkeley to Bulkley to Buckley: The Ancestors and Descendants of Moses Bulkley" continues the family lines of Moses Bulkley from the mid-18th to early-21st centuries. "The Exworthy Family...

  • Roots (Poem).
    Carter, Karl // Legal Studies Forum; 2004, Vol. 28 Issue 1/2, p517 

    Presents the poem "Roots," by Karl Carter.

  • On the utility of data from the International HapMap Project for Australian association studies.
    Stankovich, Jim; Cox, Charles J.; Tan, Rachel B.; Montgomery, Douglas S.; Huxtable, Stewart J.; Rubio, Justin P.; Ehm, Margaret G.; Johnson, Laura; Butzkueven, Helmut; Kilpatrick, Trevor J.; Speed, Terence P.; Roses, Allen D.; Bahlo, Melanie; Foote, Simon J. // Human Genetics; Mar2006, Vol. 119 Issue 1/2, p220 

    We compare patterns of linkage disequilibrium (LD) for 633 SNPs in two regions between samples collected in two Australian states and HapMap samples collected from Utah residents of Northern and Western (NW) European ancestry (CEU). Patterns of LD in the Australian and HapMap samples are...

  • A Hodges DNA Study -- Finding a Clue to an English Origin.
    Child, Christopher Challender; Hodges, Arthur C. // New England Ancestors; Summer2009, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p49 

    The article presents information on the study conducted to find a clue of a colonial immigrant William Hodges' origin. One avenue of research was to find the places where that particular surname existed in England. As stated, the DNA study between an American Family and one with a similar...

  • EM-random forest and new measures of variable importance for multi-locus quantitative trait linkage analysis.
    Lee, Sophia S. F.; Lei Sun; Kustra, Rafal; Bull, Shelley B. // Bioinformatics; Jul2008, Vol. 24 Issue 14, p1603 

    Motivation: We developed an EM-random forest (EMRF) for Haseman–Elston quantitative trait linkage analysis that accounts for marker ambiguity and weighs each sib-pair according to the posterior identical by descent (IBD) distribution. The usual random forest (RF) variable importance (VI)...

  • IN OUR BLOOD.
    Kalb, Claudia; Springen, Karen; Carmichael, Mary; MacGregor, Karen // Newsweek; 2/6/2006, Vol. 147 Issue 6, p46 

    This article discusses the growing phenomenon of genetic genealogy. The author reports that genetic testing is being used by people outside of the scientific community to chart their ancestry and countries of origin. Scientists are using the same techniques to trace the history of the origins of...

  • CLIO'S DISCARDS.
    Banta, R.E. // American Heritage; Spring1952, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p3 

    The article presents an opinion on the U.S. practice of genealogy and tracing one's ancestors. A genealogist created a family tree which traced the line of a Virginia family to the days of the Old Testament. County history and biographical record is a nineteenth century phenomenon that presents...

  • GENEALOGY GEMS: BEGINNING AFRICAN AMERICAN RESEARCH.
    RICHEY, NANCY // Kentucky Libraries; Winter2013, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p33 

    The article presents the basic techniques for family history researchers and how librarians can help people researching on African American heritage. It relates the challenges facing librarians regarding the growing interest in African American genealogy. Information is presented on the use of...

  • Ambilineal Descent.
    Horton, David // Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia; 1994, Vol. 1, p47 

    An encyclopedia entry for ambilineal descent is presented. This pertains to a process of inheritance in which circumstances, as well as descent, determine ownership of Aboriginal land. Aboriginal rights in relation to a piece of land are also determined by reference to descent. Examples of this...

  • Moieties.
    D. De B. // Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia; 1994, Vol. 2, p711 

    An encyclopedia entry for moieties is presented. All people and, indeed, most natural phenomena, are divided into two categories under this form of social organisation. It is a Latin term for half. In reality they are rarely actual gatherings of people with a common interest or purpose because...

  • Genealogy Goes High Tech.
    JANA, MICHELLE // Newsweek; 11/3/2003, Vol. 142 Issue 18, p66 

    Discusses how DNA strands can be geographically traced. Advances in DNA technology; Related businesses, such as Britain's Roots for Real; Outlook for improvements in genetic-tracking technology.

  • ANADOLU AÄžIZLARINDA ETNÄ°K (BOYSAL) ÖZELLÄ°KLER VE ÇEPNÄ° AÄžIZLARI ÃœZERÄ°NE.
    Gülsevın, Gürer // Electronic Turkish Studies; 2009, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p1067 

    Despite the fact that some of the Oghuzes coming to Anatolia (Kınık, Kayı, Avşar, Bayat, Çepni, etc.) were known and called through their "phratry" names, not all of these phratries have been able to keep their names to the present. In this article, whether we can determine the...

  • IN PURSUIT OF A PEDIGREE.
    Rudor-Craig, Algernon // Saturday Evening Post; 3/21/1936, Vol. 208 Issue 38, p24 

    Discusses the genealogy of aristocracy in ancient England. Identification of principal factor operating in the laws of inheritance; Main classes of heraldry; Elements of heraldry which incorporate English and American heritage.

  • Back to the Past: A Guide to Juvenile Genealogy.
    Wilhelm, Laurn // School Library Journal; Aug91, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p100 

    Focuses on genealogy and the books available to students in helping them research their family histories. How the interest in genealogy has increased; Possible explanations for such interest; Description of books dealing with family history; "The Great Ancestor Hunt," by Lila Perl;...

  • From our friends.
    Wilhelm, Laurn // American Ancestors; Summer2013, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p18 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in the previous issues including "Researching Mrs. Dr. Keck and Her Daughter Cora," by Greta S. Nettleton in the Volume 14-2, 2013 issue, "A Boardinghouse Keeper's Letters: Ellis (Meloon) Gilman of New Hampshire," in the Volume...

  • Willingness to Participate in Clinical Trials among Patients of Chinese Heritage: A Meta-Synthesis.
    Limkakeng, Alexander; Phadtare, Amruta; Shah, Jatin; Vaghasia, Meenakshi; Wei, Ding Ying; Shah, Anand; Pietrobon, Ricardo // PLoS ONE; Jan2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, Special section p1 

    Background: Subjects of Chinese heritage have been found to participate in clinical research at lower rates than other groups despite growing in numbers as a population. While much research has examined research participants' motivation, there has not been a comprehensive synthesis of this...

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