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United State's Wars
The U.S. has participated in wars since King Philip’s War in 1675. I was not familiar with this war, so I decided to see what other wars the United States fought in. I was especially interested in what documents these wars would have used, that my ancestors may have had to sign or be included in.
Unlocking the Vault Review
This is a review of the article “Unlocking the Vault: Conversion to Digital Records is Progressing” written by Brittany Karford.
Updates for FamilySearch Records
FamilySearch Records has been adding more records to its database. When you visit their website, a red star will be next to those newly added or updated records. Here are the latest US updates. Here are some records that have been either updated or being added in the United States:
Use Caution Merging Family Trees
Many times I have been asked if it is ok to merge your family tree with another person with the same family. They usually have so many more generations than we do; it would be nice to add so many generations to our tree. I have to caution you to think long & hard before you do this!
Use Vacations for Genealogy
Tips for incorporating Genealogy into your family vacation
USGenWeb needs YOUR help! Do you have extra time to volunteer in a genealogy related activity? The USGenWeb has posted the following: Volunteers Needed!
Using Family Search
Learn how to use a website that contains a lot of information, is well organized and has searching capabilities.
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.
Using the Cemetery for Genealogical Research
Using the cemetery for your genealogical research is something most researchers are familiar with. The information you can get can often be the key to breaking down that brick wall. Here are some tips to help you in this endeavor.
Using Your Genealogy Research
Discovering your family ancestry can be very rewarding, especially when it is a ancestor you had to struggle to prove lineage of. Once you get your family information as far back as you can, or gotten to that “brick wall” you just can not seem to break, what should you do with all that data?
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