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School Sales to Stock Genealogy Items
School is starting up again. The stores are having their “Back to School” specials, and students are not the only ones taking advantage of these savings.
Sharing and Receiving Photographs
My thoughts today are about pictures. So many times I look at pictures at a family’s home and think to myself, “one day I’ll ask for a copy of this” or “I wonder who is in this picture, one day I will have to figure that out”. Do not delay. Here are tips on getting and sharing photographs.
As I researched topics to write about I came across the issue of insuring slaves. I was surprised that this was the first time I had came across this. As I talked to my friends who were researching their African American ancestors, they also knew very little about slavery insurance.
Social Networking for Genealogists
Social Networking has become a new resource for family history researchers to use. While it use to be thought of as a teenager/young adult activity, more adults are learning and using social networks to communicate with friends and family, as well as networking for work and their genealogy.
Social Security Numbers
Social Security Numbers - What are they?
Sources Can Have Errors
An important part of family research is documenting your family’s important life events. While looking at sources you have collected for your families you are researching, be careful when using the data on these forms. Even primary sources have been known to have errors.
Starting a Family Newsletter
A family newsletter is one way to help keep families closer. It is a way for parents, grandparents, siblings, aunts and uncles, cousins and close friends to know what is happening in your life.
Steps to Naturalization
Depending on the time of your ancestor’s arrival, knowing the steps for naturalization records can give you the precise date and port of arrival.
Steve Irwin, an Inspiration
Steve Irwin was an inspiration to all people. His deep love for family, wildlife and the environment was apparent in everything he did throughout his life. His life will be remembered, but what about our family's legacy?
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.
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