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Category - Getting Started
Do you have a mysterious ancestor? Doing a neighborhood study may provide you with the answers you need. This is how to do one and why you should.
Are you looking at a genealogy brick wall? Here are three hidden clues you can often find in genealogical documents that will let you break through it.
Genealogy is full of surprises. One of those surprises is often the tools you need to do it. Here are ten tools you may be surprised to realize you need to do your genealogy research.
Are you a beginning genealogist? Be sure you don't waste your money on these eight common things that often turn into money pits for newcomers to the hobby.
Are you a beginning genealogist? Make your research shine by avoiding these eight common beginning genealogy mistakes.
The British College of Arms is a little used but highly important and rich resource for genealogical information for people with British ancestors. Here's what they can do for you.
Legal knowledge is important in genealogy, especially of old laws and legal terms. Here's why, and where you can get this knowledge.
How true are your family's legends? Most have at least a grain of truth in them. Here's how to use family stories as jumping off points to get the real truth behind the legends of your ancestors.
Have you heard of surname studies? These most basic of genealogical study groups can actually yield a lot of good information, especially in the age of DNA. Here's where to find them & how to use...
What is genealogical numbering? It is actually a very important part of your research. Here's what it is, what it does, and how to use it in your family trees.
Are you searching for the origins of some elusive female ancestors? Here are four tried and true research techniques for discovering your female family lines.
How do you know your genealogy research is accurate? Use these five tips to be as sure as you can be in the world of genealogy.
Do you have British ancestry? Are you not sure, but suspect you might? Here's how to find them, and how to research them in England once you find them here.
Finding out about your family’s history can be an exciting endeavor. Keeping track of all the information and placing it all into some kind of organized fashion however, can be quite a task. There...
If you’ve ever wondered about past relatives, you’re not alone. I’ve always been curious about my ancestors. Knowing where you come from is a wonderful feeling because it provides...
I couldn't find myself stopping with only 10 genealogical books. There've been so many books that have helped me in my personal genealogy research in the past 25 years.