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Georgia: Gateway to Westward Expansion Webinar

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Georgia: Gateway to Westward Expansion Webinar

Just a quick reminder: Last day for free access at Legacy Family Tree Webinars. This webinar is an introduction to Georgia genealogy research.  If you were with us last Wednesday for the live version you’ll know we had a few audio challenges. The awesome team at Legacy has edited that out of the recording. Enjoy […]

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Genealogy Writing: Start by Getting Inspired!

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Genealogy Writing: Start by Getting Inspired!

The Who Hunter kicks off June’s “Genealogy Writing” series with a look at a few of the people who inspire her to become a better family history writer!

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Make Fast Work of Your Census Research

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Make Fast Work of Your Census Research

Over the past week, I have been catching up on my blog reading. There were great posts about conducting extended census surveys, also known as cluster genealogy. I have made frequent use of this technique tracking down my Shivers kin. Jenny Lanctot, at her blog Are My Roots Showing?, found potential family members when she […]

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Moving Beyond Headstones

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Moving Beyond Headstones

There is an old genealogical adage that goes something like this: “Not everyone in the grave is on the headstone and not everyone on the headstone is in the grave.” The trouble with headstones goes beyond this simple admonition. Inscriptions may not be accurate. Where someone is currently buried may not be where they were […]

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