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Did you know that my website Olive Tree Genealogy will be 14 years old this February? That's right! Olive Tree Genealogy actually began sometime in the winter of 1995 but it wasn't until February 1996 that it was given space on the old Rootsweb site. Imagine I've been around on the Internet for 14 years, that's a LONG time for a website!

To celebrate this 14th birthday subscribers to my free Olive Tree Genealogy newsletter will be entered in a Birthday Draw to win one of THREE FIVE terrific prizes. Join today for a chance to win! . The draw will take place on February 15, 2010 and winners notified by email.

Thanks to the generous support of Footnote.comicon , Ancestry.com and GenealogyBank.com there will be FIVE lucky winners in the Olive Tree Genealogy Birthday Draw!

As promised, the random draw for 5 lucky winners of the 5 amazing prizes offered by Footnote.comicon , Ancestry.com and GenealogyBank.com has been made.

The 3 winners of a Footnote.comicon Annual subscription are:


The winner of Ancestry.com Annual World Deluxe Subscription is


The winner of the GenealogyBank.com 30 day membership is


Congratulations to the 5 winners and thank you everyone for participating in this celebration. A huge thank you goes to Ancestry.com, Footnote.com and GenealogyBank.com for being so generous and supportive during OliveTreeGenealogy's birthday.

If you are one of the winners, please contact me at olivetreegenealogy@gmail.com to claim your prize.

I'm already planning for OliveTreeGenealogy's 15th birthday party next year and MORE wonderful prizes!

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Ancestry.com , the world's leading resource for online family history, have generously offered to provide an Annual World Deluxe subscription as one of the prizes for the Olive Tree Genealogy Birthday Celebration! The World Deluxe Subscription includes historical records and images from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and more locations around the globe.

GenealogyBank.com is very kindly donating a free 30-day membership for unlimited access to their databases. Genealogy Bank has the largest Newspaper Archive for Family History Research. Over 4,000 newspapers provide first-hand accounts about your ancestors that can't be found in other sources

On February 15th a draw will be made from the list of all subscribers to the free Olive Tree Genealogy newsletter The first three names chosen will each win an annual Footnote.com subscription. The fourth name chosen will win the Ancestry.com annual subscription and the last name chosen will win the 30-day GenealogyBank.com subscription.

Remember all you need to do to enter for a chance to win is subscribe to the free Olive Tree Genealogy newsletter. Winners will be notified by email and their names posted here.

Please let your friends and family know about this draw for prizes coming up in a month. Anyone can subscribe to this FREE newsletter .

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