The Ancestor Hunt

There are a lot of great resources on the internet to research history, family history and other topics of general interest involving people. Recently, I discovered the website “The Ancestor Hunt” as a free resource for finding online newspapers from all over the United States and Canada. Website owner Kenneth R. Marks has collected a …

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The Game of Genealogy

There are games that cover every genre and cover both fiction and non-fiction scenarios. What about games that focus on genealogy? Well, I found one at RootsTech 2018. Let’s learn more about The Game of Genealogy.

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Indexing online records is an important component to genealogy research. We see indexed records through many genealogy websites that were collected and indexed by the masses. What about smaller collections and obscure records that maybe only exist in someone’s personal collection? Where do they go online? Who will index them?

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What is a GEDCOM File?

When you work on your family tree online on various websites, you may be invited or offered the opportunity to upload a GEDCOM file. What is a GEDCOM file? Why is it so popular? What can it do for you?

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