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2017-01-18T11:26:33ZExplore the German and Scottish ancestors of New York City entrepeneur, Donald Trump.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZCan testing your DNA help you learn more about your ancestors and heritage? Absolutely! Learn how to identify which ancestral DNA test is most appropriate for your situation and which company you should test with.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWhat will an mtDNA test tell me about my ancestors? Where can I have it done? Get answers to these and other questions about ancestral mtDNA testing.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZFind the meaning and origin of your last name in this free online dictionary of surname meanings, including surnames of English, Irish, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, English, Canadian, Australian, and Jewish origin.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZUse this checklist to determine which DNA testing company to use to learn about your family history and ethnic heritage.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZCreate your own treasured heirloom ornament with step-by-step instructions for using old family photos to make beautiful Christmas photo ornaments.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWhat to ask when you get a chance to quiz your relatives about their lives and their family history.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWhether you live in a Manhattan brownstone apartment or a castle in France, your home may be harboring a fascinating history. Learn how to uncover the history and genealogy of a house or other building with this step by step guide.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn how to unlock the power of deeds to answer questions about family history, relationships, inheritance, financial status and family events.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZThis free family tree chart records the ancestors from whom you directly descend in a graphical family tree format, suitable for sharing or even framing. Best of all, it can be completed in your computer browser and then saved or printed.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWhat is an autosomal DNA test? Where should I have it done? What do my results mean? Learn how autosomal DNA can help you learn about your ancestors.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZEncourage your family members to record their memories for posterity with one of these wonderful memory books full of thought-provoking questions and space for recording the sure-to-be-cherished answers.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZFill in your family tree and share it right online or save to your computer with this free, four-generation, interactive pedigree chart. It can also be printed and filled in by hand. Page 2.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZNew genetic findings continue to re-open the nature vs nurture debate. This article explores scientific studies and viewpoints that support each side.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn the meaning and origin of the last name Long, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Long surname.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn why most Hispanic people use two last names, plus find meanings and origins for fifty of the most popular Spanish surnames.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZList of most common Australian surnames, with information on population statistics, plus the meaning and origin for each common Australian surname.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWhat are the most popular last names in the United States? This list of the most common American surnames includes each surname's origin and meaning.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZCreate your own personalized, printable calendar with these step-by-step instructions and ideas for doing it yourself or using a calendar service.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZFree genealogy records online in the Historical Records section of FamilySearch include more than 5.3 billion names in 2000+ collections from countries all over the world. Learn how to mine this massive resource to help answer questions in your family tree!
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZUncover the meaning of your French last name with this free guide to French surname meanings and origins, and family history.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZUncover the meaning of your English last name with this free guide to English surname meanings and origins. Includes a list of 100 of the most popular English surnames, plus links to resources for researching English ancestors.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZDisplay your family tree in style with this free, printable genealogy fan chart. It displays five generations of ancestors in a beautiful fan style, complete with vining roses. Available for free download and printing. Page 3.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn how to research your family history in coroner's records, including what you might learn and how and where to locate the records.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWhat is a second cousin? How about a first cousin once removed? Get the scoop behind kissing cousins and various other cousin relationships, and use our handy chart to find out how you and a relative are related.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn what a genealogy GEDCOM file is, how GEDCOM works, how to create a GEDCOM file, how to read a GEDCOM file that someone sends you and more. Page 2.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn which genealogy Web sites and databases provide the most information in return for your time and or money with this guide to the genealogy resources that professional genealogists return to over and over.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWhile tracing your ancestry back as far as possible is fun, it's even better when you can present the findings in a handsome family tree chart. From hand drawn charts to computer generated trees, learn about the different ways to display your family tree.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZNew to researching your family tree? Try this step by step introduction to family tree research and learn more about your ancestors and your roots. Family tree research is easy and fun!
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZUncover the meaning of your Italian last name with this free guide to Italian surname meanings and origins.
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2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn how to find people online in a wide variety of databases - both public and private. Includes people search strategies and tips.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZExplore one hundred of the best free genealogy databases and free surname search sites on the Net - these free genealogy databases combined include billions of names!
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZDig further into your ancestral DNA results with these third-party websites and tools designed to help you further explore cousin matches, investigate your deep ethnic origins, and learn more about possible inherited health and genetic traits.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn how to find the meaning of your last name and trace your surname's origin back through history. Describes the different ways in which surnames developed and tips for tracing last name meanings and origins.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn what it means to be a professional genealogist, how to become a certified genealogist, and if genealogy is the right profession for you.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWhy pay to search the Social Security Death Index - SSDI - when you can use and search the SSDI for free? These online sites offer up-to-date, current versions of the US SSDI database with free online search for everyone.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZInterested in researching your family tree? Find the answers to some of the most commonly asked genealogy questions.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZUncover the meaning of your Polish last name with this overview of the origins of Polish surnames, along with meanings for fifty of the most common last names of Poland.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZThese 10 top UK genealogy websites are a great starting point for researching British ancestry, packed with original records and genealogy databases.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZTry these search tips to improve your chances of finding historical articles, obituaries, marriage announcements and more in Google News Archive - many of them free in online digitized format!
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZImportant pieces of a family's history are found only in the memories of the living relatives. Help preserve those precious family memories for posterity by creating a personalized memory book or journal for your relative to complete.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn how volunteer family history indexing projects are making hundreds of thousands of genealogical records available online for free access, and how you can volunteer your own time to help!
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWant to dig into your family history but aren't sure where to begin? These 5 steps will start you on a fascinating journey into your genealogy.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZMake sure that every ancestor you place on your family tree really belongs there by learning how to apply the Genealogical Proof Standard to your genealogical research.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZDetermine the state in which a Social Security number was issued using the following chart.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWondering if someone has ever died in your house? Learn how to find out, using public records and online resources and databases.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLooking for the best place to share your family tree online? Check out these 8 options for publishing your family tree research, photos and stories.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZUncover the meaning of your Scottish surname with this free guide to Scottish last name meanings and origins. Includes a list of 100 of the most popular Scottish surnames, plus links to related Scottish genealogy resources.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn how a Y-DNA test can be used to learn about ancestry, where to have it done, and how to interpret the results.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn whether your Irish parents, grandparents or great-grandparents make you eligible for Irish citizenship by descent, and an Irish passport.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn about the deep African and American roots of Barack Obama. His African roots stretch back for generations in Kenya, while his American roots connect to Jefferson Davis.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZHow can we match up nicknames with first names? While it isn't always a straightforward process, this list can help you to identify possible given or first names that match up with some of the most common nicknames.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn how German surnames originated, the different types of German last names, and the meanings and origins of the 50 most common German surnames.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZYes, the research is the fun part. Writing a family history book just seems too daunting to be fun. But when the relatives start nagging, try these 10 easy steps for making your family history book a reality.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZYes, genealogists can make money for doing what they love. Learn how to start your own genealogy business with these simple steps.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLocating information on your family tree is easier than ever with thousands of new records being placed online daily. Learn how to tap the vast resources of the Internet to locate your ancestral roots with these ten simple steps.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLocate both historical and more recent marriage records online in these free online marriage databases and indexes.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZStart the search for your birth family with these step-by-step suggestions for locating birth parents, children, and other adoptees. Includes tips for researching adoptees in your family tree.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZTurn your genealogy discoveries into special family gifts with these family tree project ideas.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZDeath records often include helpful information beyond date and place of death. Learn what else a death certificate may tell you about your ancestors.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZStroll back through the romantic heritage of your ancestors with this timeline of love, marriage, and dating customs throughout history.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZUse these eight rules to record names for genealogical data and charts. Ensure your data is complete and less likely to be misinterpreted by others.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn how to complete and use a pedigree chart and family group sheet, the two most common genealogy forms, plus download free forms for your own use.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZTop essential genealogy reference books that both beginner and professional genealogists should have on their bookshelf.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZSearching for witches in the family tree with this guide to the history of witchcraft in Europe and Colonial America, and records of the witch trials.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZDetermining the birth place of your immigrant ancestor is the key to the next branch in your family tree. Learn what and where to search to find your immigrant ancestor's country, town or village of origin.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZCan't find the maiden name of your female ancestor? Here are ten of the best records and sources for locating clues to an ancestor's maiden name.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn a variety of techniques and strategies for safely removing photographs from old sticky albums, including adhesive remover, dental floss, hair dryers, freezing, and more. Discusses prolonging the life of photos that cannot be removed from magnetic sticky albums as well.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZBrowse this free listing for downloads of historical map overlays ready for you to view or import directly into Google Maps or Google Earth.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZRead a review of Family Tree Maker 11 and see how it stacks up against its competition in the genealogy software market. By professional genealogist, Kimberly Powell.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZDiscover the meaning of your Irish last name, and learn where in Ireland these Irish surnames are most commonly found.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWhether you're new to genealogy, or have devoted a lifetime to it, celebrate Family History Month with your family this October by trying one (or more) of these ten wonderful ways to craft and commemorate your past.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZEverything you want to know about the last name Williams, including its meaning and origin.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn the meaning of the Cook surname and where it comes from, along with info on where the name is most prevalent, and links to Cook genealogy.
2017-01-18T11:26:33Z100 most common US surnames from the 2000 census, with information on population statistics, plus the meaning and origin for each common us surname.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn how to use old photos, memorabilia, and memories to create a historical and visual scrapbook of your family history and heritage.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn how to obtain a copy of Form SS-5—Application for Social Security Number—for any deceased individual from the US Social Security Administration.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZThese five genealogy magazines are among the best for keeping you up to date with the latest genealogy news, techniques, tips, reviews and records.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn how to address an adoption in your family tree and download family tree charts which include special options for adopted families.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn the meaning and origin of the last name Nguyen, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Nguyen surname.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn the meaning and origin of the last name Cohen, plus genealogy and family trees for the Cohen surname.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZExplore the mid-west U.S. ancestors of late night TV legend and comedian, Johnny Carson, in this extensive family tree and genealogy.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZHow and where to access deeds, mortgages, and other property records online, for genealogical research, title searches, or for the purpose of oil, gas, or shale property leasing.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZWhen you're looking for a genealogist to research your family tree, should they be licensed? accredited? certified? professional? Learn the distinctions so that you'll know what to expect from your genealogist
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn why the coats of arms and family crests you see in the stores and online probably have nothing to do with your personal family history.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZStep-by-step tools and ideas to get you started interviewing your relatives. You will probably be surprised at the stories they have to share.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZHundreds of beginning and continuing education options for genealogists exist, but to get you started here are some of the most popular options, including a selection of genealogy conferences, institutes, workshops, home study courses and online degree and certificate programs.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZExplore a number of Irish genealogy databases offering valuable family history data in the form of extractions, transcriptions and digitized images.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZLearn the meaning and origin of the last name Jones, plus find genealogy and family trees for the Jones surname.
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2017-01-18T11:26:33ZExplore the Illinois and Irish ancestors of Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZChanges to the public Social Security Death Master File, or Social Security Death Index, enacted in 2011, and again in 2014, have removed access to numerous social security numbers that were previously included, and also resulted in a 40% annual decrease in posted death records. Learn why!
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZGenealogists, historians, and anyone else with a need for historical maps will not want to miss this collection of links to some of the best historical map collections available online.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZGot stacks of slide carousels loaded up with old family photos? Save these memories for future generations by digitizing and burning them to DVDs.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZSource citations, while not necessarily fun, serve to give your family history research both value and credibility. Learn how to cite a variety of common sources in this guide to genealogy documentation.
2017-01-18T11:26:33ZEven though Y-DNA follows the direct male line, matches with surnames other than your own can occur. Yes, this could indicate an adoption or other non-paternal event, but there are also a number of other explanations.