Carol Stetser

Genealogy’s Big Four Websites

October 15, 2021 Beginning genealogists frequently wonder which genealogy websites are best. The answer, as is often the case in genealogy, is “It depends.” For general genealogical research there are four large genealogical websites that almost everyone uses. These are Family Search, Ancestry, Find My Past and My Heritage and are collectively called “The Big […]

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The Increasing Importance of 20th Century Records

October 8, 2021 Most of us who began our genealogy decades ago spend less time on 20th century research than we do on earlier periods. After all, for many of us, the mid-20th century and forward is part of our own memories. Why should we spend time researching it? I got a wake up call […]

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