Why You Need to Know the Parent County

Genealogy – it isn’t just for our ancestors. Counties have them, too, complete with parent counties and child counties. Understanding where a county came from helps us find more records about our ancestors. 

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5 Types of Maps Every Genealogist Should Know

Maps are incredibly useful in our genealogy. They can put our ancestors in context with their surroundings like few other sources can. There are numerous types of maps, each with its own benefits to our research. Here are 5 types that you should know.Boundary Maps​Just like the name implies, a boundary map shows the boundaries…

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