Family History Tips and Tricks

Genealogy can be tough. Its vast amount of information can stump even the most seasoned professionals because often time without documentation, one can only theorize rather than prove. Families immigrate and change their surnames which can make searching difficult. Families get divorced or separate but there would be no paper trail. There are so many …

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Organizing your Discoveries

Creating a family history takes a LOT of effort. It involves hours upon hours of discovery, digging through centuries of yellowed papers, black and white or sepia photographs, journals, census records, birth records, death records, marriage records, incarceration, occupation, addresses and the list goes on and on. So, what do we do with all of …

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Cross Checking your Information for Accuracy

You finally discover that name of the ancestor who has been deceiving you for months. Somebody else linked it on their tree, and through the miracle of the internet, you've finally managed to find the next generation in that brick wall branch. But is it actually your ancestor? It is SO IMPORTANT to cross check …

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Making Connections Through Genealogy

No affiliate links were used in this post. All opinions are my own. When I began ancestry, I found it challenging to locate sources for all the information I'd discovered. I'd signed up for the free trial on ancestry.ca, and immediately I was linked with family trees of other people who had common ancestors. There …

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How to Preserve Your Family Keepsakes

Family keepsakes are some of the most treasured items one can receive. Heirlooms, of all kinds, require unique care and preservation in order to keep them as beautiful and original as you can. There are so many different kinds of family keepsakes, each with their own sentimental and monetary value. Books Books are my weakness. …

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