3 Things to Know About Ancestry’s Hints

Ancestry’s hints — those shaky leaves that pop up — can be useful to our genealogy research. However, there are some limits to them that can really trip up researchers. Here’s what you need to know to avoid the pitfalls of Ancestry’s hints. Generations Cafe Podcast, Episode 41 You can listen to this episode by…

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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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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. Pin This!Pin This!Pin This!Read More

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What Kind of Online Family Tree Is Right for You?

Having an online family tree can be a great way to connect with cousins, collaborate with others, and share your discoveries. There are different kinds of trees, each with their plusses and minuses. Let’s take a look at them so you can decide which kind of online family tree is right for you.Read More

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