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  • Avoiding Mistakes in Genealogy
    By on October 13th, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    Nearly every genealogist, from the amateur to the professional has had some experience with this error, and has been frustrated by it at one time or another. Wasting time and money on research isn’t fun and finding out you’ve done it is definitely going to ruin your week. The tracing of our ancestors isn’t an exact science, as mu...
  • 10 Steps in Genealogy Research | Steps One – Fi...
    By on August 24th, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    Genealogy research is no different than other types of knowledge acquisition in that you will find it is easier to progress by following certain procedures and moving from there into another step. A reasonable progression of your research will usually take in ten steps, although some of them, like anything else, won’t be necessary in some cases...
  • Genealogy Research | Which Wife Was She?
    By on August 21st, 2008 | 1 Comment1 Comment Comments
    While in todays society things such as death in childbirth or from some of the more common diseases, are quite rare occurrences that was not always the case. Approximately 30% of men who lived pioneer or wandering lifestyles in those days would marry a second and sometimes a third time. The degree of remarriage was largely due to death, not divorc...
  • Beginning Genealogy | Tips and Tricks On Tracing Fami...
    By on August 5th, 2008 | 6 Comments6 Comments Comments
    When you finally decide that you’d like to get you family tree down, its going to take a bit of effort to accomplish but there are a few things you can do that will help to speed the process. First of all , you want to round up everything that you’ve got that might mean something. Grab photos, documents, old letters, books, bibles, and eve...
  • Video: How To Use Parish Registers For Your Genealogy...
    By on August 2nd, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    What are Parish Registers? Where might I find Parish Registers? What are indexes? Can I obtain copies of Parish Registers? How do I interpret Parish Registers? How can Parish Registers help me? What are non-conformist chapel registers? Where would I find non-conformist registers? Can I use both parish and non-conformist registers? Are there regist...
  • Video: How To Do Further Genealogy Research
    By on August 1st, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    What can I do if I’m stuck? What is the register of voters? How can it help me? What is the directory of names? How can I use the directory of names? What other directories are there? ...
  • Video: How To Get Started With Your Genealogy Researc...
    By on August 1st, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    How do I begin to trace my family history? Do I only include my immediate family? Should I start with my surname? I have a step family should I include them? Should I include occupations? If family are spread across the UK would this more difficult? Should I draw up a family tree? How do I draw up a family tree? Can I get a professional to do draw...
  • Step By Step| Solving the Mystery of Ancestry
    By on July 22nd, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    In Genealogy, there are many areas that need to be looked at. In point of fact, almost too many mysteries to tackle at one time, if you are searching, as most of us are, for more than one family ancestor. One of the things that many of us neglect to do is to focus on each area of our genealogy research, one at a time, until we find the solution we...
  • Genealogy Research on the Internet
    By on July 22nd, 2008 | 2 Comments2 Comments Comments
    The internet is one of the latest and greatest new tools in our genealogical research and can be used to offer us: ~People and places to learn from. ~Meeting of the minds, people to assist us and places to discuss our research. ~A place to publish your conclusions, in many cases free of charge. A few of the things it won’t give you however a...
  • Genealogy Research, How To Begin
    By on July 22nd, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    More and more people are curious about their family history. However, finding out all the intimate details of your genealogy isn’t always cut and dry or easy. For example, people who have adoptees in their family line will often get derailed at that juncture because of privacy laws and closed records. Or, perhaps the town hall where family or h...

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