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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Hidden Gems on FamilySearch

(By Lisa Alzo, Internet Genealogy Magazine – March 24, 2016) If you frequent FamilySearch to search for your ancestors, you likely just go to the digitized collections, or maybe you scan the Family History Library Catalog to see what other information is available on microfilm. But did you know there […]

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Original and Derivative Sources

(FindMyPast – March 23, 2016) We’ve all run into the problem of conflicting information. Family lore may tell you a certain ancestor was born in 1850 in Kansas. But information on a 1900 census has a different birth date. Finally, there’s an obituary with a totally different year and place […]

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Finding Your Femme Fatales

(Lisa Alzo with Internet Genealogy Magazine – March 10, 2016) Male ancestors weren’t the only ones who had secrets, or got caught behaving badly. Whether we like it or not, the black sheep of our family may have been the women, and they leave fabulous records! Follow the paper trail […]

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Top 100 Visited Genealogy Websites

(Genealogy in Time Magazine – March 7, 2016) For the fifth year, Genealogy in Time Magazine (GiT) has compiled a list of the top 100 most visited genealogy websites in the world. Are your favorite genealogy websites on this list? Use the 2016 list to help you discover new and […]

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