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Alternative Facts in Genealogy: Finding the truth in my family tree

Is there such a thing as alternative facts in genealogy? In this post, learn how to explore the truth in your family tree and what to do with what you learn. Those of us who are actively researching our family histories can often feel pressure to make our research match our family stories, legends, and …

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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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