Registering Names at the World War II Memorial

Dear Friends, Most of us have family and friends that served in World War II. A beautiful memorial has finally been erected in Washington DC to honor these people. I had assumed that anyone who served in the military during that time would automatically be registered. This is not the case. Their names and information […]

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Genealogical Standards and Guidelines

Recommended by the National Genealogical Society Standards For Sound Genealogical Research Remembering always that they are engaged in a quest for truth, family history researchers consistently— record the source for each item of information they collect. test every hypothesis or theory against credible evidence, and reject those that are not supported by the evidence. seek […]

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Tips for Taking Great Cemetery Pictures

By Kimberly Powell, Genealogy Pictures are a wonderful way to document graveyards, from scenic views of the cemetery, to inscriptions of individual tombstones. It isn’t always as easy as it seems, however, to achieve sharp, clear photographs of stones that may be centuries old. That old stone may be easy enough to read when […]

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