Don’t Box Yourself In

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Last week, I shared how I found my great-great grandfather’s obituary after years of searching. This week, I want to share another wonderful find. I was searching on Newspaper.com for my great-aunts and great-uncles on a particular family, searching for … Continued

Misinformation on Documents

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I was recently doing some research and discovered that one family member lied on his marriage license. When we are doing research, we must remember that the information is only as important as the person giving the information. At times … Continued

Meeting online family and friends

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Several months ago, I had a family member reach out to me upon discovering we had a DNA match.  We began to share information and sent multiple emails between ourselves. Life began to creep in and we went our separate … Continued

Genealogy Friday: What documentation do I need to join a genealogical society?

Last week, I discussed five reasons to join a genealogical society. However, it’s not as simple as just paying the dues and signing up for many lineage societies such as the DAR, Mayflower Society, Daughters/Sons of Union/Confederate Veterans, Jamestown Society, … Continued