What You Can Find in Land Records

Land records have a lot more to offer our genealogy research than what you might think. They aren’t just dry records of buying and selling land. Here are 11 things that are common to find in land records.

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3 Unexpected Things I Learned in Downsizing

Downsizing is an enormous undertaking, whether you or a family member are moving into a smaller residence or you’re decluttering your own stuff. I knew it would be hard to downsize my parents’ house, but there were 3 lessons that I learned which took me by surprise. Knowing these can help you be better prepared…

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Downsizing and Family History

How do you downsize or declutter and yet keep those things that are important to your family history? It’s an issue that many of us are facing. Professional organizer and genealogist Janine Adams shares how to approach it.  

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Using Academic Libraries for Your Genealogy

Libraries are essential for genealogy research. Although we usually think of public libraries, academic libraries — those in colleges and universities — can also be useful (and with more than just yearbooks). Drew Smith shares some tips for using academic libraries in your genealogy.

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