Genealogy

  • Genealogist Searches For Girl Behind the Ghost

    Nov 2

    One genealogist is searching for the truth behind the ghost of a little girl. Genealogy research is a great way to learn more about the actual people that are the inspiration for local ghost stories. While this research is not going to be a definitive way to confirm, or dispute, the existence of a ghost, it can be a way to discover more about the e...

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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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  • 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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  • Genealogy Groups are Helpful

    Oct 28

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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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