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  • Check out these Free Genealogy Resources!

    Dec 19

    Check out these Free Genealogy Resources! There are several free genealogy resources that you can take advantage of. Each has its own focus. You might be able to find what you are searching for without having to spend money. Here are a few free genealogy resources that you should check out. Ancestry.com Library Edition You probably already k...

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  • Free Family History Apps

    Dec 18

    Free Family History Apps You might do the majority of your genealogy research at home. What about if you are working on something away from home? That's where mobile genealogy apps can be helpful. Here are a few to check out that you can download for free. Ancestry.com Mobile App The Ancestry.com mobile app is now in version 4.0. It is ava...

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  • Missed Someone in the US 1940 Census?

    Sep 17

    If you have a large database of ancestors, you can easily overlook a relative who might appear in the 1940 census. Since there is so much information on this newest census, you will want to check for every person. I found a second cousin I did not have on a list. It turns out he was a young man of 18 years old living with an aunt and uncle lear...

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  • Newsreels 1942-1946

    Feb 3

    Photos of people and events are wonderful, but with the use of film, such scenes can come to life for the viewer. Newsreels shown in local movie theaters during the 1930s through the 1950s were the main source for learning of national and world events for the general public. One of America's and our ancestors' greatest event was the involvement ...

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  • Finding Any Ancestral Patents & Trademarks

    Feb 2

    Since 1790 the United States has been officially registering the thousands of innovations and inventions created by Americans. By a person registering their unique idea or product, this protected the individual from someone copying their exact idea and making a profit from it. The federal organization handling the registration is the United States ...

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  • Ancestry.com

    Oct 26

    Ancestry.com is one of the most popular websites for genealogy. They are the world's largest online resource for family trees, and documents that genealogists need for their family history research. What kinds of resources can you find here? In addition to birth, marriage, and death records from the United States and around the world, you c...

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  • Footnote

    Oct 20

    Footnote's database of genealogical documents has a collection of nearly 69 million items. In connection with the U. S. National Achieves, the Library of Congress and other institutions, they provide many never-before-seen historical documents. All material is in digital format for easy viewing using the Internet. They cover a wide-range of d...

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  • Ancestry.com

    Oct 20

    A respected and well-known genealogical site is Ancestry.com. Not only is there a wealthy of databases, but they also provide tutorials and guidelines to assist the novice or experienced researcher. Looking at the growing collection of Ancestry.com databases provides the researcher with how essential the site can be for doing genealogy. The ...

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