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  • Video: How To Research Old Documents
    By on August 2nd, 2008 | 1 Comment1 Comment Comments
    What are the most common problems when reading old documents? Where can I go for help if the documents are in Latin? Are the dates and words important? How can I correctly interpret my findings? How do I trace old documents? What are your tips for handling old documents? Where can I go for help? Is there a manual that can help me decipher these wo...
  • 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 Research Your Family History
    By on August 1st, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    What’s the difference between a Family Tree and a Family History? Do I need to do both? I know very little about my family where do I start? When should I start tracing my Family History? I’m stuck, what should I do? I only have a nickname of a relative how do I trace them? How do I trace my surname? My surname is very unusual, how do ...
  • Video: How To Research Your Ancestry
    By on August 1st, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    What is the civil registration for births, marriages and deaths? What is the County Record Office? Are they useful to me? Where else can I go to search records? What is a birth certificate? Where can I obtain a copy? What should I do if I am adopted? How do I look for a marriage within my family History? How do I look for and obtain a copy of Birt...
  • 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...
  • Charting Your Family Tree
    By on July 22nd, 2008 | No Comments Comments
    Before you panic about the idea of charting your family tree, take a quick trip around the internet. There are a lot of genealogy sites that offer free “starters” from which you can fashion your own documentation, including a Google genealogy chart.. I strongly advocate this approach if you’re a beginner to family tree research. It helps a l...
  • DNA Analysis
    By on July 22nd, 2008 | 1 Comment1 Comment Comments
    Over 60% of the people in the US are currently doing some type of family tree research. Some get frustrated – there’s no question that climbing through the family branches is often an arduous and unrewarding task. Sometimes the leads break, turn out to be mis-remembered, or you “fall completely out” without any solid documentation for all ...
  • 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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