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  • Melungeons | Who Are They?
    By on August 4th, 2008 | 13 Comments13 Comments Comments
    If you’re not familiar with the term Melungeon, then you’re not unlike many others, even some genealogists aren’t aware of the term and haven’t a clue what it means, or who it applies to. However if your family comes from the Cumberland Gap area, or Cumberland Plateau, and called Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, or West Virgi...
  • Video: How To Search For Ancestors By Using The Censu...
    By on August 2nd, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    What is the Census? How do I use the Census? Where do I get a copy of the sentence from? Does the Census hold information across the whole of the UK? What dates does the Census cover? How will the Census help me? How do I search for my ancestors? How are search results displayed? Why do I see duplicate listings of the same ancestor? How do I narro...
  • Video: How To Trace Migrant Ancestors
    By on August 1st, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    What is a Migrant Ancestor? Does everyone have a migrant ancestry? What are Naturalisation Records? What if I need to trace Naturalisation Papers in the USA? How do I follow a migrant paper trail? ...
  • Using Occupational Records for Genealogy
    By on July 22nd, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    One way to expand your knowledge of your ancestors is to use occupational records. By so doing you can often distinguish between people with very similar or same names and discern to which you’re related. You can also discover family traditions that were passed down from generation to generation through occupational “secrets” or techniques. ...
  • Census Uses – How to look up an ancestor
    By on July 22nd, 2008 | 1 Comment1 Comment Comments
    Census Uses, How to look up an ancestor: There are now some wonderful tools for use in finding your ancestors, that can mean the difference in many cases between learning and not learning who came before you in your family, but they are sometimes difficult to sort your way through? Whats the best way to go about finding your ancestors using the ce...

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