From on line Readers Digest….

20 of the Most Shocking DNA Test Discoveries Exposed: A woman found out she was a “chimera” because the genetic tests of her children showed she was their aunt. She had absorbed her twin DNA in the womb and it was her twin’s DNA that kept showing up on the maternity tests.

A story on CBC News TV that you can read about online. Drones and ground penetrating radar are being used to map the Fort Anne Garrison Graveyard at Annapolis Royal, NS. Since the graveyard is from British times it’s Protestant and has stones. The Acadians were buried in nearby St. Jean-Baptiste cemetery. Their wooden crosses […]

Do a search on the Congregational Library and Archives Hidden Histories project. This is about early Congregational Church Records online. It’s an ongoing project. You can see a list of mostly Massachusettes towns that are being worked on. It does have a listing for Sanford, Maine since we were part of Massachusettes.

The NEGHS now have a new searchable database: the 1916-1920 Massachusettes Vital Records through their partnership with Family Search. This also includes amendments to the Vital Records from 1841 to 1920.

A reminder that the Old Town library has digitized local newspapers and also town reports.

The Fort Fairfield digitized newspapers have items of interest from nearby local and Canadian towns.

Don’t forget to check out family associations. They may have genealogical information helpful to you. Many have family reunions or picnics etc. Some associations are for descendants of early settlers of a specific geographical area.

There are now on line support groups for people who did their DNA’s and found out they’re not who they thought they were.

You may want to consider searching for digitized papers by town. There may be information out there that you can access without paying a fee. Don’t forget that new information is going online all the time.