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Beyond Obits: Newspaper Research

February 22, 2019 Since obituaries often contain the only biographical information available about an ancestor, most genealogists search for them. Unfortunately, many family historians confine their newspaper research to obituaries and overlook many other potential articles that can fill in the blanks in a family history. Because so many newspapers […]

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DNA Lab Websites Are Newest Frontier for Law Enforcement

February 12,2019 Ancestry websites have exploded in popularity for people looking to trace their heritage or distant relatives. But now genealogy has also become the newest frontier for law enforcement. It’s not without controversy, though, and one Houston-based company is currently at the center of it. Family Tree DNA headquartered […]

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