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Lineage Societies

December 27, 2012 editor 0

Most genealogists will come across the term “lineage society” at some point in their research, and it can help to understand what they’re all about. […]

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Surname Meanings

December 26, 2012 editor 0

Having surnames or family names is a relatively new concept. In the days of our ancestors, people knew each other well enough that they were […]

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Slave Genealogy

December 26, 2012 editor 0

If you find that your genealogy research has taken you to discover African American ancestors who were once kept as slaves, you can find yourself […]

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Criminal Records

December 26, 2012 editor 0

Everyone who studies genealogy is always on the look-out for that next notable person they discover in their family tree. Someone famous or even just […]

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Latter Day Saints Genealogy

December 25, 2012 editor 0

If you have been doing online genealogy research for any length of time, you are surely stumbled across the various resources belonging to the Church […]

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Back Up Your Data

December 25, 2012 editor 0

After all that hard work to build your family tree and collect your ancestor’s heritage, don’t put it at risk due to some unexpected computer […]

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The Dawes Rolls

December 24, 2012 editor 0

If you are doing any research into Native American ancestry, you’ll want to get familiar with the Dawes Rolls. They are known as the Dawes […]

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Native American Resources

December 23, 2012 editor 0

Many people hit brick walls when they reach their ancestors who migrated here from other countries, because records can get lost or misplaced during immigration. […]

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Hiring a Pro

December 22, 2012 editor 0

Just like with any project or hobby, sometimes you need the services of a professional. Someone who may have better skills and access to better […]