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  • Family Tree Templates Make Things Easier

    Nov 2

    Working on your family tree can be a lot like putting together pieces of a puzzle. Your genealogy research reveals little clues, which you collect up, and put into place. Perhaps you started with yourself, and then connected to your parents and siblings. Maybe you decided to work on just one side of your family for now, with intent to focus on the ...

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  • Are Your Grandparents on Facebook?

    Nov 2

    Facebook is more than a place to go when you want to play Farmville. It is also an quick and easy way to keep in touch with living family members. The simple interface of this social networking website makes it easy for even the least computer savvy person in your family to use. All that you need to do is remember one password, and you can connect ...

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  • Professional Genealogists to the Rescue!

    Nov 2

    There is a phrase genealogists tend to use when they have done absolutely all the research from each and every source they could find, only to come up with nothing. It's called “hitting a brick wall”. This colorful phrase evokes the frustration one feels when you give something your very best effort and do not get the result you hoped for. It a...

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  • Does the Liberal Gene Run In Your Family?

    Nov 2

    Politics, and political leanings, are a big subject, especially as America prepares itself for an upcoming election. It isn't unheard of for an entire family line to decide to vote a certain way, or to be strongly supportive of either the Democratic or the Republican candidates. Did you ever wonder why that is so?Researchers have found that while t...

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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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