Who Are My Relatives - Using FamilySearch

Who Are My Relatives? – Using FamilySearch

How much do you know about FamilySearch? Well, I am discovering a lot about its exemplary features. Did you know that FamilySearch’s Family Tree, is a social network that connects people with their ancestors? This community-based aspect is a single place for people to store sources about their ancestors and communicate with others working on …

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Genealogy and Census Records-Unique Features

Genealogy and Census Records – Unique Features

I love searching census records; they are similar to putting together a jigsaw puzzle. In each document, I find new puzzle pieces; sometimes, the puzzle pieces don’t fit right away, but in those cases, I set them aside till I find other pieces to the puzzle, and then they fit perfectly. It is exciting to …

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Family Search .org - Unofficial Guide - Book Review

Family Search .org Unofficial Guide Book Review

Book Title: Unofficial Guide to FamilySearch.org – How to Find Your Family History on the World’s Largest Free Genealogy Website Author: Dana McCullough, Copyright © 2015 Publisher: Family Tree Books, an imprint of F+W Media, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio. First Edition Second Edition: December, 2019 Let’s get to know Dana Dana became intrigued by her family …

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How To Find Female Ancestors - To Balance Your Tree

How To Find Female Ancestors – To Balance Your Tree

I am sure you realize we have an equal number of female and male ancestors in our family trees, but those females are overlooked occasionally. The reality and reason for this delay in our research efforts are that they first change their surnames when they marry. The second reason is that they had few legal …

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American Civil War Records

American Civil War Records

You probably have at least one ancestor that served in a military conflict. American history is full of those conflicts. This article will talk about records from The Civil War era and why they are so valuable. There are two reasons why this period is so relevant to a genealogist. The first is the Scale; …

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Find My Past Family Tree

FindMyPast Family Tree

I am excited to share with you the remarkable features of another of my favorite genealogy research websites. Find My Past is a British owned company based in London, England; they specialize in British and Irish records. The site is full of valuable information. Because of their exclusiveness to British and Irish files, they have the …

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Search Last Name Origins

Search Last Name Origin

Wouldn’t it be nice to see a list of all Surnames from around the world? Yes, that would be amazing to have in one’s possession. Let’s take this one step further and add to this list the Origin of each Surname, even more fantastic. Okay, a person can dream! This topic has been a challenge …

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My Heritage and Family Tree Builder Review

My Heritage and Family Tree Builder Reviews

When you started your search for ancestors, you probably began using one of the genealogy websites that provide a method to track your pedigree online. As you become experienced, you realize that information requires a bit of attention, and the amount of data increases with each search. Don’t get me wrong; we need the use …

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How To Find Immigration Records

How To Find Immigration Records

When I started my genealogy research many years ago, I had no idea about the rich heritage I would discover. I knew a bit about my father’s line and grew up believing that our surname was Pennsylvania Dutch. I didn’t know what that meant, but that’s at least something. I never knew my mother until …

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Cyndi's List Of Genealogy Sites

Cyndi’s List Of Genealogy Sites

In this article, we will discover another of the beautiful genealogy websites that provide valuable tools to assist in your research. This site offers a comprehensive list of categorized and cross-references links that direct the user to genealogy research sites. This list is what I would describe as an online library; the categories are alphabetical, …

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