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Have You Used this Unusual Genealogy Resource?

Funeral and Memorial Cards are often overlooked as a genealogy resource. They can be a treasure trove for the genealogist as they usually contain …

Was Your Ancestor a Miner? Mining Resources for Genealogists

In some parts of the world and across the United States, many of our ancestors were employed in the mining industry. At least in the United States, …

FIU Archive Helps Cubans Research Their Genealogy

“The collection looks the way it does because [Mendoza] held on to what people sent him and added his own stuff,” says Althea Silvera, the FIU …

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African American Slave Born in 1686 Dies at Age 116 in 1802!

While doing genealogy research recently in GenealogyBank’s Historical Newspaper Archives, I came upon the obituary of a woman identified only as “a …

DAR Bible Records Now Online | Genealogy Gems

This decorative marriage certificate and the Births page below come from a Sudweeks family Bible I helped return to the Sudweeks family.<p><b>The Daughters</b> …

Genealogy

Ohio Online Historical Newspapers Summary - Updated 2015

Ohio is one of the states that does not have a single central online state repository for searching historical newspapers. Several states use the …

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The Elements of Research -- Part Thirteen: Proof or Conclusion?

Proof is a slippery concept. Unfortunately, there are a number of very distinct disciplines that utilize the term "proof" in dissimilar ways. …

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<i>By Marian Pierre-Louis</i><p>In my recent post "A New Twist on an Old Trick" I discussed creating a chart to track one moment in time to help with genealogy …

Historic Illinois Cemetery Project Is Documenting the Dead

Like many historic cemeteries, the Herrin City Cemetery in Herrin, Illinois, is trying to document all of the persons buried in the cemetery.<p>So far …

Genealogy

West Virginia Online Historical Newspapers Summary - Updated 2015

West Virginia is one of the states that does not have a single central online state repository for searching historical newspapers, but they use the …

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North Carolina Online Historical Newspapers Summary - Updated 2015

North Carolina has two large online state collections for searching historical newspapers. Several states use the Library of Congress Chronicling …

Genealogy

Tennessee Online Historical Newspapers Summary - Updated 2015

Tennessee is one of the states that does not have a central online state repository for searching historical newspapers. Several states use the …

Genealogy

Ancient DNA reveals how Europeans developed light skin and lactose tolerance

Food intolerance is often dismissed as a modern invention and a “first-world problem”. However, a study analysing the genomes of 101 Bronze-Age …