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My book, Getting Started in Genealogy, suggests heavy use of World Connect (www.wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com) as an inexpensive way of starting the hunt for grandfathers and earlier ancestors, and especially to find like-souls who are researching the same surnames. When an ancestor has been born in Europe, www.geneanet.com is often the locator of useful data. As with […]

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what to do if you have no pictures of an ancestor

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I have just returned from a research trip to Alsace Lorraine, France to see if I could break a brick wall. The lead up to and actual experience contains several teachable components which I will attempt to share. First, some personal background. My grandmother was born in Weitbruch, France near Strasbourg in 1882. She was […]

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How to create a family history book

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Sources, Elizabeth S. Mills, web site

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Today we can leave behind many items which help our descendants understand our times. There are newspapers, books, computer records, letters and other documents which have been preserved (many hopefully in acid-free folders), and so forth. Back in time most of these things did not exist; however, wills and deeds do exist, but they seldom […]

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My genealogy software has a Match and Merge function, as do some competitive ┬áprograms. This function performs nunerous processes, but normally permits one to take a GEDCOM from another researcher and merge that data into your own, at the same time identifying possible matches so that duplicates are not created. The following comments do not […]

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