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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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The Great White Plague: History Through DNA – A Family History Perspective

I’ve been really interested in family tree research (otherwise known as genealogy) for about four years now.  During these four years, I have found myself doing a lot of studying of historical events in order to understand the background of the events in my family tree.  For example, many of my ancestors migrated to the …

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