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Exploring Modern Genealogy with Kenyatta Berry

Modern genealogy can conjure up thoughts of DNA and social media. But the field of genealogy is expanding and changing in other ways. In this interview, Kenyatta D. Berry, host of PBS’ Genealogy Roadshow, gives her perspective on where family history is today and where it is going.

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How to Find Your Ancestor’s Church

Church records can fill in the gaps caused by non-existent vital records. Even when we do have civil vital records, church records often contain different pieces of information. They can be invaluable to our genealogy research. But to get into these records, it helps to know what church your ancestor attended. Here’s how you can…

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5 Things You Might Be Missing on Ancestry

It’s easy to focus on the searches and the results when we’re using Ancestry. However, there are some features of the site that you might be overlooking — features that can make your research more productive. Make your searching more effective with these 5 features.

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Research Renewal: A New Series

In this time of change, it’s good to pause and get grounded and refocused. That’s even true in our genealogy. I’ve started a new series on the Generations Cafe podcast called “Research Renewal,” where I am revisiting some of my previous episodes. These are episodes that will help you get back to basics and encourage…

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