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Three Tips for Identifying Old Photos

(FamilySearch Blog – May 5, 2016) For the family historian, few things are as precious as an old family photo. These photos can serve as a tangible link to the past. “Family photos are powerful,” said Maureen Taylor, in her presentation at the 2016 RootsTech conference. “Each one of your family photographs tells a story, […]

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Find Clues to Women’s Lives in Obituaries

(GenealogyBank – April 16, 2016) Introduction: In this article, Gena Philibert-Ortega shows how newspaper obituaries can provide many details and further clues when researching your female ancestors. Researching female ancestors is hard – no doubt about it. Roadblocks like changing surnames due to marriage, and a lack of records about women in general, makes filling […]

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