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What Kind of Relationship?

April 19, 2019 For many people, extended family probably means grandparents, aunts, uncles and first cousins, but for genealogists, it can mean more distant relatives. In fact, it can sometimes be difficult to keep track of all of those more distant relatives and how they’re related to us. What, for […]

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Brushing Up on Using the U.S. Census

April 12, 2019 Federal censuses are usually one of the first records genealogists learn to use when they begin United States research, in fact, it’s hard to imagine trying to do U.S. research without using censuses. In spite of this, many genealogists tend to take this wonderful resource for granted […]

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Finding Distant Cousins

April 5, 2019 This week I found two, previously unknown, distant cousins. It’s always a thrill to connect to branches of the family tree that have been out of contact for generations. Unfortunately though, it’s not always simple to find those distant branches of our trees. Most often, no one […]

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