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November 09, 2021
The War of 1812, sometimes referred to as the second war for independence, was a war between Great Britain, the newly formed United States, …
October 08, 2021
Arising in the pre-dawn hours, Thomas MacEntee begins his day by checking in with MyHeritage in Israel. He enjoys the peace and solitude of …
October 06, 2021
If you find yourself struggling to know how to find your ancestors, FamilySearch has a new search experience that can help you find your anc…
September 20, 2021
When renowned genealogist David Allen Lambert was a child, his grandmother gave him a gift that kept on giving—tales about his ancestors. Th…
By  Jan Mayer
July 09, 2021
Christine Chiang didn’t grow up knowing her extended family. Her parents, who were each single children, left all family records behind when…
May 08, 2021
Do you have Japanese ancestors you are looking for? Are you wondering where to look for family records, or do you want to add to what you al…
February 19, 2021
When you are exploring the lives of your Irish ancestors, a top priority is finding records of their births, marriages, and deaths, also cal…
February 03, 2021
We are all proud of where we come from. Whether you’re a first-generation immigrant or you have just discovered your roots by taking a DNA t…
November 21, 2020
The 1930 census was the 15th federal census taken by the United States, which has taken a census each decade since 1790. These 1930 census r…
April 25, 2020
What do online Portuguese records, online French records, and online Italian records have in common? Many of the birth, marriage, and death …
April 24, 2020
Your ancestors’ naturalization records may hold the key to unlocking their life stories. These records likely hold clues that could lead you…
April 13, 2020
If you’ve read obituaries about your ancestors, you know they can provide a wealth of information. They may include biographical details, na…
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