Heritage

  • A Love Story Album

    Mar 3

    Putting together an album all about a couple's love story can be a great way to scrapbook your family history. Start with a couple that is close to you, like your parents. This is a great way to document their love story and save it for generations to come. A marriage is definitely not the beginning. Do some digging, and you will end up with a s...

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  • Scottish Heritage Uncovered

    Mar 1

    For the thousands of family history researchers with even a trace of Scottish heritage, the WorldGenWeb Project has the Scottish version which is an absolutely essential for anyone looking for their Scottish roots. The free resource and reference information on Scotland and its people was developed in 1997 and called ScotlandGenWeb Project. Some...

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  • Don’t Snooze – Back Up Your Computer Family Data

    Dec 12

    Hopefully you have a separate file on your personal computer with the notes, charts, photos, census information and data you have amassed on your ancestors. You could well have it organized into one of the many family history computer software programs; such as Family Tree Maker, Legacy, The Master Genealogist, RootsMagic, Reunion 9 and Family Hist...

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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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  • Genes Reunited

    Oct 20

    A United Kingdom genealogical site Genes Reunited offers the U. K. censuses from 1841 to 1911. There are also the birth, marriage and death records registered from 1837 to 1965 available. From the U. K. Register Office comes the data on overseas and military births-marriages and deaths. The death records for the British military is available for W...

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  • Genealogy Today

    Oct 20

    A web site for genealogists for over 11 years, Genealogy Today has unique databases, search tools and original articles, along with links to the newest sites and online resources. Also offered are subscription-fee based databases and newsletters and over 500 products in their marketplace. It has Online Genealogy Index program. It’s purpose wa...

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  • One-Step Webpages

    Oct 20

    A genealogy researcher, Stephen P. Morse, created alternate ways of accessing some of these genealogical websites. In addition, he developed some of his own databases and programs to facilitate doing genealogical research. These are all collected together under what he has called the 'One-Step' website. Morse developed the One-Step website and...

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  • Heritage Quest Online

    Oct 20

    A ProQuest Company, Heritage Quest Online offers several databases. It has the complete indexed listing of U. S. Federal Census images from 1790 too 1930. They have a collection of 28,000 family and local histories. Those histories are divided into people, places and publications. Heritage Quest has the PERSI, which stands for Periodical ...

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  • Our Family Tree

    Oct 20

    Our Family Tree is a free online genealogy database program where anyone can submit suggested updates to existing branches, or add their own branches. The site keeps all submitted data in one common tree, avoiding all duplicates between researchers. Some of the special features include pedigrees, descendant charts, Google map integration, duplicat...

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