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David Peter
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Working to improve profiles! Thanks Anne B!

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Genealogy Do-Over Week 4 Cycle 4: 23-29 October 2015
Genealogy Do-Over - Week 4, Cycle 4: 23-29 October 2015 The premise: Each time you enter search criteria in an online search form – be it a Google search or Ancestry.com search, track it. There is actually a worksheet tab in the Research Log template called...

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30 October 2015 - 31 Days to Better Genealogy - Day 30
31 Days of Genealogy - Day 30 Day 30 - Find a Genealogy Buddy Your To-Do Think about the people in the circles you already are in. Do you know of any who are interested in genealogy? Talk shop with them sometime! If you don't have any family historians amon...

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29 October 2015 - 31 Days to Better Genealogy - Day 29
31 Days of Genealogy - Day 29 Day 29 - Explore Local Historical Societies Your To-Do Identify at least one historical society in the area where your ancestors lived. Look at its website and/or Facebook page to see what they have to offer.  Jefferson County,...

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28 October 2015 - 31 Days to Better Genealogy - Day 28
31 Days of Genealogy - Day 28 Day 28 - Volunteer With FamilySearch Indexing Your To-Do Sign up for FamilySearch Indexing and index at least one batch in a collection of your choosing. Have fun with it! I enjoy indexing/transcribing ... gives me great practi...

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27 October 2015 - 31 Days to Better Genealogy - Day 27
31 Days of Genealogy - Day 27 Day 27 - Take a DNA Test  Your To-Do Consider your research goals and explore which type of DNA test best fits those goals. DNA tests can be on the pricy side. (When 23andMe recently relaunched its test, they doubled their pric...

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26 October 2015 - 31 Days to Better Genealogy - Day 26
31 Days of Genealogy - Day 26 Day 26 - Explore Your Local Library Your To-Do Check out your local public library. See what databases they offer (and which ones are available from home). Also see what special collections they have and what events they have c...

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23 October 2015 - 31 Days to Better Genealogy - Day 23
31 Days of Genealogy - Day 23 Day 23 - Explore Internet Archive Your To-Do Think about an aspect of one of your ancestor's lives. Perhaps military service, religion, or residence. Go to  Internet Archive  and do different searches based on that. When you fi...

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25 October 2015 - 31 Days to Better Genealogy - Day 25
31 Days of Genealogy - Day 25 Day 25 - Find Maps for the Areas You're Researching Your To-Do Take an area that you're researching. Go find at least one map of it that you haven't seen before. If you can't find any online, use resources like WorldCat or the ...

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24 October 2015 - 31 Days to Better Genealogy - Day 24
31 Days of Genealogy - Day 24 Day 24 - Record the Story of an Heirloom Your To-Do Record the story of one of the heirlooms (or other special item) in your family. You can write it down, blog about it, record a video, make a slide show -- however you want to...
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