Getting More From Newspaper Research

Finding a newspaper article about your ancestor can be exciting. But if you stop looking after you find that article, you might be stopping too soon. Here’s how researching a tragedy highlighted the importance of continuing the search.Read More

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The Best Newspaper Site for Your Genealogy

There are numerous newspapers sites that could be useful for your genealogy research. Many of them would gladly have you as a paid subscriber. But how do you know which one is worth spending your money on? Here’s how to find the newspaper site that’s best for you. Read More

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Finding Newspapers From Your Ancestor’s Hometown

Newspapers are an incredible resource for genealogy. But with all of the mergers of newspapers over the years (not to mention those that have gone out of business), how can you find what newspapers were published in your ancestor’s hometown when he or she lived there? Fortunately, there’s a directory to help us out with…

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3 Sources to Learn More About Your Ancestor’s Occupation

Researching an ancestor’s occupation is an excellent way to build context around him or her. Our ancestors spent a lot of time providing for themselves and their families, so taking a look at how they earned their living can reveal a lot about their everyday lives. Here are three sources to explore.Read More

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5 Tips for Finding Women’s Obituaries

Obituaries can be rich in genealogical details. However, finding them for our female ancestors can be tricky, especially if you’re searching in digitized newspapers. Here are 5 tips to help you find women’s obituaries.Read More

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