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Ancestry’s Yearbook Database

September 6, 2019 Last week Ancestry unveiled their updated yearbook database. While they’ve long had a decent-sized collection of yearbooks, they’ve added over 100,000 new books to the collection. That’s good news for those of us who love yearbooks for their genealogical value. It’s maybe not such good news for those of us who hate […]

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A Trip to FGS

August 30, 2019 Last week I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Federation of Genealogical Societies annual conference in Washington, D.C. The week was filled with classes, chats with genealogists from all over the country and visits to a large exhibit hall. The days passed all too quickly with little time to […]

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Find a Grave

August 23, 2019 If Find a Grave isn’t on your list of go-to websites for genealogy research, it probably should be. Find a Grave was started back in 1995 by Jim Tipton as part of his hobby of visiting burial sites of celebrities. At first, it only memorialized celebrities but was later expanded to allow […]

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