family research

  • Adoptee Finds Birth Mother and Biological Son

    Nov 4

    A woman named Jo Galloway was adopted when she was a child. Years later, she gave birth to a son, whom she had to give up for adoption. Now, years later, she has become reunited with both her birth mother and her long lost son. Considering how difficult it can be to locate biological family after an adoption has taken place, this story is rather re...

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  • Traveling To Visit Long Lost Relatives

    Nov 2

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  • FamilyLink.com

    Oct 26

    FamilyLink.com is a genealogy website where you can search for your ancestors. There are 3.6 billion names that you can search through from this website. You can start by using the search engine on their page. It says: I am looking for, and there are boxes for you to type in your relative's first name and last name. Use the drop down box to sel...

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  • RootsWeb

    Oct 26

    RootsWeb is an Ancestry.com community website. It is connect with the Ancestry.com website. The search engine on the front page is split, with half allowing you to search through RootsWeb, and the other half allowing you to search through Ancestry.com. There is a section called: Getting Started which is helpful to people who have not used this webs...

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  • Spanish Genealogy

    Oct 19

    The main population of Spain (known also as Espana) is about 46 million of which about 88 percent are Spanish. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula on the continent of Europe. Worldwide there are about 400 million Spanish in most countries is essential while doing Spanish genealogy. The Castilian form of Spanish is the national language. Seven...

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  • Slavic Genealogy

    Oct 19

    Within the Yugoslav Republic the Slavic inhabitants of the republic are called Macedonians, although names such as Slav Macedonians are used to distinguish them from the Greek Macedonians who live in the northern Greek province of Macedonia. This area is located by the Aegean Sea, bordering Greece, Bulgaria and Albania. The official language in...

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  • Russian Genealogy

    Oct 19

    A vast land for centuries covering Europe and Asia is Russia. Its society has been divided basically into a Russian social unit between peasants and aristocrats. In the 15th century, the Russian state has been distinguished by centralized, generally autocratic rule, strongly dependent upon a service class, the serfs or peasants. Not until the 20t...

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  • Korean Genealogy

    Oct 19

    The Korean Peninsula along the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan has remained over the centuries a homogeneous culture. Very few other ethnic groups have populated the regions for any length of time. Politically, the peninsula is divided into two nations, North and South Korea, but the ethnic make-up of its people is the same. Koreans are of the...

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  • Allen County Public Library Use

    Oct 18

    There are numerous impressive public libraries across the United States in European, most with a fabulous genealogy department. The most outstanding such library is the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. For every family history researcher they should also know about the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The g...

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  • Family History Research With Google Part Two

    Oct 18

    Another idea is to use the word ’allintitle’ (all in title) then a colon and the phrase such as Bridge genealogy. The example is: allintitle: Bridge genealogy. Google will find the requested phrase, capture some additional genealogy web pages about the surname usually buried deep in the search results. The tilde ~ symbol is Google's newest o...

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