Is Ancestry Missing Your Ancestors?

It’s so frustrating to look for a record on Ancestry — a record that you just KNOW exists — and you can’t find it. No matter how many ways you try spelling the name, you just can’t find it. The issue might not be in how you’re searching. Here’s how to tell whether or Ancestry…

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How to Preserve Your Genealogy Research

You’ve spent a lot of time, energy, and money tracing your family tree. Not to be morbid, but have you thought about what happens to all of that when you’re gone? Don’t leave things to chance. Here are 5 ways to preserve your genealogy research.

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Why Aren’t More Genealogy Records Online?

With scanning technology being easier and cheaper than ever before, why aren’t more genealogy materials online? The answer isn’t, “Just scan it.” Here’s a look at everything involved in making genealogy records available online. 

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Getting More Out of Yearbooks for Genealogy

Yearbooks are a fantastic resource for genealogy. Not only do they give us information about our ancestors, but they also provide context, a glimpse into everyday life, and the occasional embarrassing photo that we can share with our cousins. (Look! Grandpa actually had hair!) Let’s take a look at how we can get more out…

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Jumpstart Your Genealogy With FamilySearch

FamilySearch is one of the biggest genealogy websites out there, but most researchers barely scratch the surface of how it can be useful. If you’re feeling a little stuck in your research (and who doesn’t from time to time?!), here’s how you can use FamilySearch to jumpstart your genealogy.

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