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Mar
6

If you are planning on building a family tree online

If you are planning on building a family tree online If you are planning on building a family tree online, here are some very important issues to think about before you start. The Internet has allowed individuals to easily find genealogy information and documents, history, and more. However, it has also allowed the spread of mis-information, mistakes, legal data on living people, and more. Before you start – or if you have already started – make...
Mar
6

Hatfield and McCoy

Hatfield and McCoy   One of the most notorious family feuds in history may finally be put to rest this summer. The rivalries between the Hatfields and the McCoys began about 1863 and ran off and on for nearly 30 years. Descendants of these famous families hope that any lingering effects will disappear at the first ever Hatfield and McCoy national reunion to be held June 9-11, 2000 in Pikeville, Kentucky. History of the...
Mar
6

One Genealogical Record, One Document at a Time

One Genealogical Record, One Document at a Time As you search for yet one more record for one of your ancestors, and go on to another search, and another, it can be very exciting! But… what are you doing with all those documents, those copies, those photographs and maps? Here are four helpful guidelines to help you with all your reports, records, documents and other items that you find. WRITE IT DOWN! Learn to properly cite each source document...
Feb
28

Are you beginning your genealogy search

Are you beginning your genealogy search Are you beginning your genealogy search for your ancestors? It is tempting to dive in and start adding grandparents and greatgrandparents names and children into a brand new software program. However, before you get too far into your ancestor lines, you need to know a few basics to help your tree be a correct, accurate, and detailed one that will stand up to scrutiny. Here are 7 Tips to help you. Take...
Feb
28

Have you realized that you need to

Have you realized that you need to Have you realized that you need to have some organization techniques to manage your ancestors? Your family tree can become confusing and/or your research strategies become random, rather than focused, when you do not have some kind of Master List. Here is how to use a 4 or 5-generation-chart for your research. In this chart, you fill in the first line on the extreme left side with your name and details. I...

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