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The State Capital: Maryland

Annapolis is the state capital of the state of Maryland. It has an interesting and important place in American history, including being the first peacetime capital of the country. Here is what you...

The 1880 US Federal Census: A Closer Look

The 1880 US census was the first of its kind in several ways. The most important is that it was the first to ask a number of highly detailed questions about each individual person who was enumerated...

Genealogy Clips

Featured eBooks

Genealogy Helps #1

This is a superb ebook for beginners. There’s also advice on lineage societies and why you should join one, as well as dozens of remarkable and unusual ideas, like tax records, for getting to the...

Christmas Traditions

How does your family celebrate Christmas? Do you do it in the typical modern American way, or do you use other traditions that are not so common in this country? If your ancestors, recent or distant...