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Use DNA and Genealogy to Trace Swedish Immigrant Ancestors

Do you have Swedish ancestry?  If you do, you might be interested in learning more about your Swedish immigrant ancestors, why they came to America, how to research your Swedish roots, and whether or not a DNA test can help you.  If this sounds like you, this post will help you. Why did Swedish immigrants …

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Are You German-American? Learn About Your German Immigrant Ancestors

Are you one of the more than 44 million Americans with German ancestry?  The number of German-Americans living in the United States totals up to about one-third of the total population of Germans in the world.  The result of this is millions of Americans interested in exploring their German roots.  In this post, I’ll explain …

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5 Most Important Things You Can Learn About Your Ancestor

What are the most important things you can learn about your ancestor? How can this information help you build your family tree? In this post, I’ll share with you the top five things that I recommend learning about each of your ancestors. When I first began working on my family tree, I found myself obsessed …

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Baptismal Records: Breaking Brick Walls

Piecing together our ancestor’s lives can be a difficult, time-consuming, and difficult task, especially if we have encountered a “brick wall”, or can’t seem to locate any further details about a particular person.  As some of you may know, I have a brick wall in my own tree, and in this post, I will explain …

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