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Lori Samuelson
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National Board Certified Counselor and Genealogist
National Board Certified Counselor and Genealogist

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The Field of DNA Just Lost a Founding Father
If you've had the pleasure to swipe or spit to collect your DNA for evaluation, you most likely anxiously awaited the results.  Perhaps you were trying to discover your birth parents or you were hoping the findings would put to rest the family tale of someo...
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Santa Genealogists - Beneficial Tips from the Jolly Old Elf
Genealogists need to take a tip from Santa Claus - we should be "making a list and checking it twice!"  No, not to find out who's naughty or nice, although that does make family history interesting and more entertaining to pass on to relatives.  The list ma...
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GenealogyAtHeart's Top Ten Publication Posts of 2017
Last week I posted my 2017 Top
Ten most read blog articles from my own site  – GenealogyAtHeart.  Today, I’m posting my Top Ten blog articles I
wrote for publication by AncestorCloud/Trace now known as Genealogists.com and
Family History Daily last year.  E...
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Top 10 Genealogy At Heart Posts from 2017
Happy New Year!  Out with the old and in with the new but before we do that, let's take a look back at the most read Genealogy At Heart posts from last year in descending order and a tie in 4th place: 10  VivaVolunteers!  A Unique Opportunity for You   9 Mo...
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Santa Genealogists - Beneficial Tips from the Jolly Old Elf
Genealogists need to take a tip from Santa Claus - we should be "making a list and checking it twice!"  No, not to find out who's naughty or nice, although that does make family history interesting and more entertaining to pass on to relatives.  The list ma...
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MyHeritage SuperSearch Update
For a number of years, Ancestry.com has provided users with the ability to add their input regarding incorrect info on record indexes.  Recently, MyHeritage has devised a similar feature that will allow for corrections of spellings or transcription errors. ...
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Genealogy TV Show That Can Benefit Your Family
I've been watching this season's Our American Family show and thought the style of the presentation would be an awesome way for families to record their own history.  With the holidays upon us, check out a few of the episodes, then video your family at the ...
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Ancestry.com DNA Kit Purchase Follow Up
Just received the following email from Ancestry.com regarding their Black Friday-Cyber Monday DNA Kit Sale: There is NO COUPON CODE, as I blogged about on Sunday.  Want to purchase?  Click BUY NOW , look at the top of the page and reclick Buy Now. Please no...
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Holiday DNA Deals? Read Before Purchasing
It's that wonderful time of the year when the DNA companies promote their products with big savings knowing that the family get togethers will turn to great grandma's emigration story and the question everyone wants answered - Where did we really come from?...
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Bringing a Family Heirloom Back to Life
In June, I blogged about some of my genealogy finds when we cleaned out our garage  - 2 mahogany chairs in particular.  The initial estimates I got to refinish the chairs were $500.00 each and the price quoted for the upholstery was $500.00-$800.00 per chai...
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