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The Connecticut Store to Sell New
Genealogy Book — Google Your Family Tree
Waterbury, CT — November 3, 2008 — FamilyLink.com, Inc. announced today that their new genealogy book, Google Your Family Tree, will be available for purchase at The Connecticut Store, a unique retail outlet serving residents of central Connecticut. The store is located in downtown Waterbury CT and sells products manufactured in or originating within the state of Connecticut. Waterbury is also the hometown of the books author, Daniel M. Lynch. The announcement coincides with a series of lectures and appearances by Lynch to discuss the contents of his new book.
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"The Connecticut Store is a unique retail outlet serving the many residents of central Connecticut," said Dan Lynch, author of Google Your Family Tree and native of Waterbury. "Generations of families with ties to the Greater Waterbury area have wonderful memories of shopping at the Howland-Hughes stores, now home to The Connecticut Store.” Shipments of the book are expected to begin next week to more than one thousand family history enthusiasts who have pre-ordered the book online.
Hank Paine, the third generation to manage this family owned retail operation, was enthusiastic about adding the book to his selection of Connecticut merchandise. "Waterbury has an interesting history and there are many people in the Greater Waterbury region interested in genealogy and local history — this book should do very well, especially as we head into the holiday season."
Lynch began his career in the technology industry in 1984 and has also been involved in genealogy research for nearly 30 years. A frequent lecturer and writer, he began sharing his Google tips with fellow genealogists at the local and national level shortly after the search engine launched ten years ago. As the capabilities of Google have expanded, so too have its applications for use by family historians. "Google is easily the most important tool available for anyone engaged in family history research," noted Lynch.
The book is 352 pages and sells for $34.95 (USD). To learn more about the book, you can visit: http://www.GoogleYourFamilyTree.com
About FamilyLink.com, Inc.
FamilyLink.com, Inc. is a privately held Utah company specializing in innovative products and services for connecting families. Services include WorldVitalRecords.com, FamilyHistoryLink.com, WebTree.com, and the We're Related and My Family applications on Facebook. The company has more than 3.5 million unique global visitors each month and over 27 million monthly page views. WorldVitalRecords.com provides affordable access to genealogy databases and family history tools. More than 30,000 individuals have subscribed to the WorldVitalRecords.com service.
About The Connecticut Store
Located in historic downtown Waterbury CT, The Connecticut Store celebrates Yankee ingenuity and is the flagship outlet for products made in Connecticut. The popular retail store is located at the site of the Howland-Hughes Company which has served area shoppers for more than 115 years. In addition to a selection of books from area authors, The Connecticut Store also carries other well-known products manufactured in Connecticut, including Wiffle® Ball, Bovano®, Woodbury Pewter®, Waterbury Button®, PEZ® candy and dispensers, Liberty Candle, Alynn Neckwear®, and many other items.
Whitney Ransom McGowan
Director, Corporate Communications
(801) 377-0588 (Utah)
Daniel M. Lynch
(203) 459-4949 (Connecticut)
The Connecticut Store
(800) 474-6728 (Connecticut)