Planning a Future for Your Family’s Past

A few weeks ago I came across a fabulous family history blog written and maintained by Marian Wood. In addition to her blog, Marian is the author of “Planning a Future for Your Family’s Past”. This book is a concise guide to organizing genealogy materials and passing family history to the next generation. I reached out …

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Adoption and Finding Relatives Through Social Media

Social Media is great for a number of things. Keeping up with family and friends, posting cute pet pictures, sharing hobbies with people just like yourself. There are endless reasons to use social media which can also include genealogy, ancestry and family history that could include finding lost or adopted relatives. Here is a real …

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Restoring Photos to Restore the Memories

Family history often includes a collection of old family photos, videos, and other sorts of media. As we covered in previous blogs about digitizing old photos and videos, there are also services that provide photo restoration. One of these companies is Photograph Restoration Inc. out of Downers Grover, Illinois. Photograph Restoration Inc. is owned and …

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