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  • Do Your Research Online

    Nov 2

    Doing genealogy research can be time consuming. If you don't happen to be a professional genealogist, then at least some of your day is taken up by your job. Another large portion of your day is going to be spent taking care of your children, eating meals with your family, and doing the general day to day cleaning and chores that everyone has to do...

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  • Ozzy Osbourne’s Genome

    Nov 2

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  • I Found My Long Lost Cousin At School

    Nov 2

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  • Your Surname May Reveal Your Heritage

    Nov 2

    What's in a name? Quite a lot, actually! Your last name, or surname, holds a lot of information you may not be aware of. Each surname has it's own meaning, and may provide clues about your heritage. It can be fascinating to go through all the last names of your relatives, and discover the meanings behind them all. The study of surnames is calle...

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  • Traveling To Visit Long Lost Relatives

    Nov 2

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  • Long Lost Relatives from Across the Aisle

    Oct 28

    There has been a lot of rather surprising news lately about politicians. No, I am not referring to political scandals, to who is planning on running for office in the next election, or to what an individual's personal political views happen to be. If you are interested in genealogy, the biggest news about politicians lately is their relation to on...

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  • Some Tips For Storing Your Research

    Oct 28

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  • Genealogy Groups are Helpful

    Oct 28

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  • Woman Finds Ancestors From Salem Witch Trials

    Oct 28

    Interesting things can be discovered when you have your DNA tested in order to find out who your ancestors were. Amanda Gilbert, from Southern California, got quite a surprise when she became a customer of the GeneTree website. It turned out that she is a descendant of not one, but two, of the important figures who were involved in the Salem Wi...

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  • GenealogyBank.com Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

    Oct 28

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  • Your Living Relatives are a Resource

    Oct 27

    Every genealogist has access to a resource that is filled with information, easy to find, and fun to use. Unfortunately, many genealogists overlook this wonderful resource, or do not recognize it for the treasure that it is. What is it? It is the genealogist's very own family! If you are looking for family stories, the best place to start is by ...

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  • Old Letters Lead to Long Lost Relatives

    Oct 27

    It is always exciting to hear a story in the news about a genealogist who has managed to track down their long lost relatives. Imagine, working on your family tree, and having your research lead to living relatives who never knew you existed! It can be infinitely more satisfying to be able to visit with these “new” family members in person t...

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  • Genealogy News (DNA research)

    Oct 27

    A recent study has revealed that ADHD is actually a genetic condition. This discovery was made by researchers from the Medical Research Council Centre in Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics and Department of Psychological Medicine and Neurology at Cardiff University in Wales, in the UK. Genealogists who have been working on the genetic genea...

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  • Genealogy.com

    Oct 26

    Genealogy.com has an extremely easy to remember name! This website has a section called First Steps that you should review if you are have not visited this website before. When I clicked on the link that says: About Us, it re-directed me to the Ancestry.com corporate website. I found this to be confusing. The Genealogy.com website is a place wh...

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  • The National Archives

    Oct 26

    The National Archives is very helpful to genealogists because it has records that come from every branch of the Federal government. I learned that they have access to census records, military records, immigration records, naturalization records, and land records. I also learned that The National Archives has a subscription to Ancestry.com and ...

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