What’s in a Middle Name?

All genealogists know the value of a person’s last name and how important a first name is in finding out who is who in your family tree. But what about a middle name? There is great value in the middle name and they can be an important tool in your genealogy search. So, what’s in …

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Tips for Getting Your Kids Involved in Family Genealogy

Kids today are more into technology, videos games and other stuff more than they could be about family time. It’s unfortunate that they seem to know more about the celebrities on TV and their favorite video game characters than they do about their own families. With a little help, you as a parent or grandparent …

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Old-School Genealogy Tips for Making Genealogy Easier

Genealogy and family history research somewhere. Many professionals will recommend starting with simply what you know. We all need some help now and then and we all could use a few tips for making genealogy easier! Here are some tips that you may not hear that often as a new researcher or a reminder for those …

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What is the Mayflower Society?

There are all kinds of heritage and genealogy societies. In 2016, we learned about the DAR, better known as the Daughters of the American Revolution. Today, we’ll learn about the General Society of Mayflower Descendants. A society of members who are confirmed descendants of those who settled in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620.

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