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Beware of these sneaky problems in finding towns of origin - http://bit.ly/1I98SH3
Boston.com ran an interesting story yesterday about town names called “25 Massachusetts Town Names That are Hard to Pronounce.” It showed how the names of some of our towns (many with Native American origins) are properly pronounced by locals. This reminded me of an issue that perpetually plagues genealogists, the problems in finding towns of origin.…
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Discover five essential resources for New England research, all brought to you courtesy of the New England Historic Genealogical Society - http://bit.ly/1MDQs4z
Those who have ancestry in the New England states are blessed with many great resources. And the New England Historic Genealogical Society has been at the forefront of publishing research guides to help genealogists for more than a century. Here are five essential resources for New England research that we all should have, all brought to…
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Five Tips for Building Your Genealogy Reference Shelf - http://bit.ly/1Fs1dpG
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rachell lovjoy was married to  MY husband of 51 years for only a short time and yet she is list under his name on internet ....just not right!!
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One of the biggest issues we have as family historians is conflicting evidence. Here are some guidelines to keep in mind when evaluating your research. - http://bit.ly/1ykujk0
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Watch out for these sneaky pitfalls when searching digital databases - http://bit.ly/1EWx8iy
The twenty-first century genealogist would not be able to research as effectively without the plethora of databases available online, especially those that provide access to images of the originals. But there are cautions to be aware of in order to take the best advantage of the information in these databases, which often can be hidden.…
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Spock had many words of wisdom through the years. Here are some of our favorite things he taught us about about genealogy - http://bit.ly/1BZYLVJ
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Uncover the five genealogy blogs that you should be reading - http://bit.ly/1fAeEd7
There are many blogs out there. It can be difficult to find one to read that is informative and pertinent for you. Here are five genealogy blogs you should be reading that I have found interesting, and I think you will too. Rootsmithing: Genealogy, Methodology, and Technology Drew Smith is an Assistant Library at the…
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We are thrilled to announce that all of the U.S. Federal Census indexes and images are now available for FREE Forever on Mocavo - http://bit.ly/1F1Swh0
Today, we are thrilled to announce that for the first time anywhere, the indexes and images for all United States Federal Census are now available for free to everyone. Search the Census Now Thanks to the support of loyal community members like you, our promise to make more content available online for free remains as…
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When bad handwriting makes finding your ancestor a challenge, take advantage of this phonetic secret weapon - http://bit.ly/1GQhSDr
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Imagine a family-owned business that can trace its history back for hundreds of years. How amazing would that be? - http://bit.ly/1xhnsMU
Many families have a tradition of family-owned businesses. Many of these are small companies that get handed down from parents to children. Many automobile franchises and restaurants, for example, are family-owned and operated. Even large corporations such as Mars, Bechtel, News Corp., Ford, and Wal-Mart, can be owned by a single family. One of the…
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Catch up on your genealogy news from the week with News Stories for Genealogists, March 13, 2015 - http://bit.ly/1O0IHYI
This week's roundup of news stories of interest to genealogists includes pieces from millions of years ago in the human family tree to the Brady Bunch and S&H Green Stamps. We start this week’s news roundup with a story from KFDA in Texas. While performing a routine installation in Fort Worth for AT&T, Scott Martin…
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Get to know the five nineteenth-century women who are still alive - http://bit.ly/1FbkTet
March 5, 1898, was a Saturday. The port of New York welcomed 495 aliens at Ellis Island. The men on board the S.Y. Beligica, an expedition from Belgium to Antarctica, were trapped in the ice. Victoria sat on the throne of Great Britain. The front page of the New York Times discussed a court of…
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