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Upcoming special days on our calendar:

17 February - Mardi Gras (Shrove Tuesday), USA

9 March - Commonwealth Day, Canada

10 March - Eight Hours Day, Australia & New Zealand

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President’s Welcome

This past reunion in Calhoun, Georgia USA was way too much fun, and quite a learning experience. Next years reunion will be in South Carolina USA and a little different since I am the planner. The December newsletter will have more information. Speaking of the newsletter, we have a new Editor: Peggy Smith from Louisiana agreed to take over, and I am looking forward to working with her to bring the members much needed information. If you are not a member, I encourage you to become one. You can go join us at http://bartonsite.org/BHS%20Membership_Application_and_Publication_Order_Form.pdf Peggy will appreciate your submitting stories, newspaper clippings, pictures and obits to name just a few. You can email her at peggy.smith.phd@gmail.com.  Blessings to all, Peggy Nouri

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5 Dec 2014 - Welcome to our Dutch researchers! See Joannis van Bart (1662- )

13 Jan 2015 - Here's a link to a charming 4:27 YouTube video about why we enjoy shaking the leaves of our family tree!

23 Jan 2015 - Added two dozen Italian Marriages here

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5 Feb 2015 - Hold May 12th open on your calendar. The Pickens, South Carolina, Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will present a brass marker commemorating the Patriot Benjamin Barton's 225th anniversary of his enlistment in the Continental Army. More details at the Lineage I page here.