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How You Can Overcome the Tragically Lost 1890 Census!

(FindMyPast – June 5, 2016) At some point every genealogist encounters this discouraging reality. And if you haven’t heard yet, we might as well just tell you – The 1890 census is gone. Long gone. Almost all of the records were lost in a fire in 1921 – at the time they were being stored …

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Using the Right Google Search Engine for Best Results!

(Genealogy In Time Magazine – June 12, 2016) To get the most out of any Google search for your ancestors, it is necessary to understand how Google works. An important consideration is to realize that Google runs different search engines in different parts of the world. For example, is the search engine for the …

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Ancestry Academy Adds New Short Genealogy Courses

(Ancestry Blog – June 9, 2016) Ancestry Academy has added something new this month: Short Courses!  This new offering will give you quick tips on one topic in 5 minutes or less.  This month we start with some of the basics on the U.S. Federal Census: Pre 1850-Censuses 1850 Census: An Introduction 1890 Census: Where …

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