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  • How to Find Your Irish Ancestors – Part 2
    By on March 15th, 2012 | 2 Comments2 Comments Comments
    Go back to: How to find your Irish Ancestors – Part One Retracing your history no longer has to be a hassle, when you have the Internet at your disposal, an invaluable tool in the human thrive for knowledge and understanding. When you want to learn of your Irish heritage or how to find your Irish ancestors, the use of the internet provides webs...
  • How to Find Your Irish Ancestors – Part 1
    By on March 14th, 2012 | 2 Comments2 Comments Comments
    Know what information you are looking for When you are searching to reconnect with your cultural roots, it is important to first establish what aspect you are searching for. Are you looking to find out how far your genealogy traces back, connect your family with that of royalty or historic locations or you just wish to know how to find your Irish ...
  • Mormon Genealogy Research – How to Get Started
    By on December 28th, 2011 | 13 Comments13 Comments Comments
    Step 1: Gather the Right Tools Accurate records are essential for any genealogy project. Some people prefer to trace their Mormon ancestry on paper, while others would rather keep their research preserved in digital format. There are dozens of computer programs that can keep family history records organized, including a free LDS genealogy program ...
  • How to Complete a Family Tree Chart
    By on July 10th, 2011 | 1 Comment1 Comment Comments
    Facebook At first glance, Facebook may not seem like a genealogy tool, but completing a family tree is much easier with access to the enormous pool of Facebook users currently online. Facebook can connect you with long lost family members as easily as long lost friends; it even has an app affiliated with the history site Footnote.com. The Footnote...
  • How to Decipher Illness from the Past
    By on January 19th, 2010 | 2 Comments2 Comments Comments
    When doing family history research illness and death play a large part in understanding what happened to ancestors. The illness that an ancestor may have had is not always clear. This is this is due to the fact that many illnesses either do not exist today or their names have been changed through the years. It is often important to know what an il...
  • How Military Records Can Help Family Research
    By on January 19th, 2010 | 9 Comments9 Comments Comments
    Military records are able to help in family research by giving clues to where a soldier or sailor resided, what they did while in the service and when in combat whether they survived or not. There are military records that can tell if the ancestor was discharged from the military and when, this can lead to other clues about where they lived and wha...
  • How to Research Old Occupations
    By on December 2nd, 2009 | 2 Comments2 Comments Comments
    Tracing ancestors can be difficult and one of the ways to find many of the male and some female ancestors is by their occupation. These occupations had different names other than the names of the same occupations as today. There were also other occupations that no longer exist. There are many old occupations and lists of these can be found in book...
  • Journey To The Past
    By on July 16th, 2009 | 4 Comments4 Comments Comments
    When you are researching your genealogy, it can be just like taking a journey to the past. Tracing the family history of yourself and your spouse makes for an interesting hobby. You can uncover fascinating historical information by going beyond names of your relatives, where they lived, and their dates of birth and death. Research how they lived...
  • Genealogy Pedigree Chart
    By on July 13th, 2009 | 2 Comments2 Comments Comments
    Start out by placing your name on the left hand side of a page. Put the number 1 underneath your name. Up and to the right of your name, place the name of your dad with the number 2 under his name. Far below your dad’s name place the name of your mom with the number 3 under it. You should have something like the following. YOU….. You...
  • Scrapbooking Your Family Tree
    By on July 10th, 2009 | 3 Comments3 Comments Comments
    Your family tree is unique to yourself and your family. Joining it together with one of the most popular crafting hobbies going seems to be all the rage and we took a bit of time to explore it. What we found was that family tree scrapbooking was fun and interesting and that it made an incredible gift to give parents or grandparents. Your family tr...

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