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Genealogical Brick Wall Tips
We all have our own personal genealogical brick walls that we just can’t seem to break through. Here are some tips that might help you in this endeavor.
Sources in genealogy can be classified in two types. Primary sources are the ones we hope to find, but secondary are very important in the research process.
There are many types of land records-title abstracts, land purchases, grant, and more. Land records are typically one of the records kept from the very early days of settlement in an area and may be available when other records are not.
The Strength of Your Ancestor’s Spirit
Families come in all types and races. The one thing they all have in common is that they all have ancestors who came before them. It is important to learn something about our ancestors and feel their strength.
Native Americans Accomplishments
Native Americans have contributed many achievements, accomplishments and talents to our great nation. This year under the Wagoner Administration, the DAR has focused on Native American “Indian firsts.” I would like to share some of these with you in the next few weeks.
Some fun genealogy quotes.
Using Newspapers for Genealogy
Once source for genealogy research, that is sometimes overlooked, is the newspapers. Most of us have looked there for birth, marriage and death notices, but the newspapers can offer much more.
Louisiana people are a wonderful and dedicated people. Their passion and love for family and their state is very powerful. Family research is very important to most people in Louisiana.
Stories From the Past, Do You Know Them?
The stories from the past of your ancestors, do you know them? Do you know your grandma’s maiden name? Do you know how she met your grandpa? Now is the time to ask those questions.
Social Security Numbers
Social Security Numbers - What are they?
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