Invisible Female Ancestors

(from Kimberly Powell’s About Genealogy Weekly Column on March 3, 2015) The individual identities of women who lived prior to the twentieth century are often very tangled in those of their husbands, both by law and by custom. In many places, women were not allowed to own real estate in their name, to sign legal […]

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DAR Provides Contributed Supporting Documentation Online for Genealogy Researchers

(from Dick Eastman’s Online Newsletter · February 22, 2015) The following announcement was written by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution: The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is pleased to announce a new added feature to its Genealogical Research System (GRS). This newSupporting Documents feature allows users to […]

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Top Free Online Marriage Indexes & BMD Databases

(About Genealogy by Kimberly Powell February 10-2015) Discover your ancestors in these free online marriage databases and indexes. Some even offer digitized copies of the original marriage records for online viewing. 1. This free index links to numerous online marriage databases and indexes from across the Web, for the United States, Canada and the […]

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