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How To Draw Your Family Tree

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As you are busy collecting information about your family, it can be fun to draw a family tree so that you can symbolize the relationships between everyone. Today, it’s simple to use software to create an amazing art-worthy family tree suitable for framing and displaying, but you can still do it the old-fashioned way if […]

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Tips When Searching Census Records

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Using census data can be difficult, but if you think outside the box and work at it, you’ll start finding information that you didn’t think was possible. You just need a little extra information to make it work for you. 1. Look on the Before Page and After Page When you’re searching census data and […]

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Useful Apps For Tracing Your Family History

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It’s fun to trace your family history with these useful apps. Most of them can be had on both Android and iPhone. They can help make your search even more fun but also more productive, because you can continue your work even while you’re sitting in the doctor’s waiting room. 1. BillionGraves Camera App – […]

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Using A Family Bible To Help Research Your History

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Modern families don’t use family bibles as much as they used to. That is too bad because the family bible can be invaluable for helping find important genealogy information. You may have some family bibles in your family too. These types of family bibles are big, thick bibles with blank pages used to record births […]

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What’s In A Name

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What’s in a Name? One thing that makes genealogy difficult and challenging is the fact that surnames often evolve over time. As a surname changes, it makes it that much more daunting to find the right match with your relative. It’s hard to be sure when this happens, but you can still trace your lineage […]

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Should I Have A Genealogy DNA Test

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Should I Have a Genealogy DNA Test? It’s all the rage. There are TV shows about it. There are numerous commercials and advertisements about it. DNA testing to find out about your ancestry is an amazing development in the science of DNA. If you want to find out more information about who you are, who […]

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Questions To Ask Relatives About Your Family History

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50 Questions to Ask Relatives about Your Family History A great way to preserve information from your relatives is to interview them while they still remember things. You can easily use your mobile device to record the sound or even video. These questions are only designed to get you started. You can ask about experiences, […]

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Finding Official Records Of Birth And Death

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When you are trying to find official records of birth and death, be careful with fake websites designed to just take your money. The best course of action is to find the direct state website. Double check that the ending of the website is .gov. That’s the only way to know for sure that the […]

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The Best Genealogy Websites For Beginners

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Locating records on your genealogy quest can be confusing and difficult when you’re first starting out. Thankfully, today there are wonderful resources online that you can use to start your search. 1. Ancestry.com – This is probably the most well-known one because of all the commercials. They have a lot of user-generated content, and they […]

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Storage Tips For Organizing Your Physical Records

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When you first start down the path of discovering your genealogy, you’re going to collect a lot of paperwork. If you want to be able to easily find it, you’ll need to develop a storage method. You’ll want to keep the physical information as well as create each file digitally. You’ll need a scanner and […]

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You Have A Life Too

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Even though most of your time will be consumed with caring for your child initially you have to realize that you have a life to and you need to get out and mix with other people. Within the local neighborhood there are bound to be other mothers who have children of a similar age where […]

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When To Wean Your Baby

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Generally you will begin weaning your baby onto solid foods at around 6 months of age. At this stage of most babies’ development they would have doubled in bodyweight and they will be ready for the transition to solids. In order to assist the baby with this transition their mouth will begin to change making […]

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What Is Cradle Cap

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Cradle cap is a very common condition that occurs for many healthy babies. It generally develops in the first few weeks of your baby’s life and can last in some cases for up to a year. While it isn’t very nice to look at and you might feel unhappy that your child has developed it, […]

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What Is Baby Signing

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Baby signing is a way of communicating with your baby before it is able to speak. Most mothers will realize that their child begins communicating with them before they are able to talk because the baby’s motor skills will develop a lot sooner than their ability to talk and they are able to communicate using […]

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