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Why You Must Use JSTOR In Your Genealogy

Why You Must Use JSTOR In Your Genealogy

If you aren’t using JSTOR already for your genealogical research, you will be once you finish reading this post. I absolutely love this resource. JSTOR is a database of academic journals, books, and primary sources. As such, it contains thousands of articles on subjects directly relevant to genealogical research. Articles might be 4 pages or […]

Finding Living Descendants

Finding Living Descendants

Happy New Year everybody! I haven’t posted in a long while because I’ve been busy giving genealogy webinars, managing a child in remote learning, and going back to work myself. The silver lining during the past year has been the webinars I’ve launched. I’ve seen an amazing response and more are to come. I plan […]

Upcoming Deed Records Lecture!

Upcoming Deed Records Lecture!

This Sunday, November 15 at 3:00 pm EST, I am excited to offer my first Zoom Webinar: “Fruit of the Earth: Using Deed Records to Uncover Your Ancestors.” Deed records are one of genealogy’s most trusted and voluminous record sets. But the legal jargon can be confusing, and besides, what if your ancestor didn’t own […]

A Valuable Strategy for Civil War Pensio...

A Valuable Strategy for Civil War Pension Research

Cluster research works. You will find more information about your ancestors if you study the lives of those in the community where they lived. I swear by this and I’ve discussed it here over and over again. No more is this clearer than with Civil War Pension Records. Don’t just check research your ancestors and […]

 
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