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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3 Kinds of Newspapers Every Genealogist Should Know

Newspapers are a gold mine of information for genealogy research. Facts, context, photographs — what more could you ask for? But if you’re stopping with the “regular” daily and weekly newspapers where your ancestor lived, you might be stopping too soon. Here are 3 other types of newspapers that every genealogist should know.

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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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