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How Do Your Favorite Genealogy Websites Rank?

A new very useful list of the most viewed genealogy websites is available online.  More...
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Turn Off the Reality TV and Tune into Genealogy

 "Who Do You Think You Are" returns to NBC on Friday nights at 7 p.m.
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Ancestry.com to Offer Free Access to 1940 U.S. Census

In April 2012, Ancestry.com will begin streaming free images from the 1940 U.S. Census.  More...
Genealogy Health & Wellness 

Remember to Keep a Family Medical History

New research indicates the importance of continually updating your family medical history.  More...
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Family Search Continues to Grow

If you haven't logged onto Family Search lately, you are missing out.  More...
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Are You a Taphophile?

Our relationship to cemeteries changes with time.
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Changes Coming to Ancestry Library Edition

New search features and an improved user experience will soon be here.  More...
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Looking for an Exciting Genealogy Game?

New Facebook app intended to put the fun in genealogy.  More...
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Prime Time Genealogy Show to Return to NBC

NBC announces season 2 celebrities for "Who Do You Think You Are?"  More...
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Where in the World is That Book? Part II

Locating genealogy books and articles continued.  More...
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Where in the World is That Book?

Locating genealogy books and articles is not as difficult as it used to be.  More...
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What Did They Mean By That?

Understanding word usage and the historic meaning of words in documents is an important research skill.
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Genealogy the Non-Traditional Way

Sometimes a new approach is all that is needed to move forward in genealogical research.
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Disney Offers Genealogy Show For Kids

Disney recently announced an upcoming televison series starring kids reporting on their family trees from the places their ancestors lived.  More...
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Don't Have Time to Attend a Genealogy Conference?

Here are some free online genealogy courses that you can complete in your lunch hour.  More...
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Are the Best Things in Life Free?

Family Tree Magazine just released their 2010 list of "101 Best Free Websites."  More...
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Do Surnames Matter in Research?

The surnames you are researching may hold important clues to finding that ancestral village.
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How Does your Genealogy Software Rank?

Genealogy software offers a staggering array of features, but how do we decide which software to purchase or even if we need to purchase?  More...
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Research in Tennessee History to Get a Big Boost

100,000 pages of historical Tennessee newspapers to be digitized in the next few years..  More...
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Is There a Genealogy Destination on your Travel Itinerary?

Genealogical tourism is one of the fastest growing markets in vacation travel according to University of Illinois professor Carla Santos.  More...
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Will Your Obituary Appear in a Newspaper?

With the escalating price of funerals, some people are balking at the prices charged for newspaper obituaries.  More...
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Does Your Favorite Genealogy Website Make the List?

ProGenealogist's 50 Most Popular Genealogy Websites for 2010  More...
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Database Reaches 100,000 DNA Samples.

SMGF now links the DNA of 100,000 individuals with 8.6 million ancestors and  living relatives.  More...
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How would you react if everything you believed about your family changed in an instant?

This is what happened to geneticist Sir Paul Nurse, when at age 57, he first saw a copy of his birth certificate.
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Looking For New Online Places to Search For Your Ancestors?

Family Search recently announced the addition of 300 million names to its databases.
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Start Preparing for the Release of the 1940 Federal Population Census.

In less than two years the 1940 Federal Population Census will be released.  More...
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Are Some of Your Ancestors Hiding in Plain Sight?

Everyone runs into brick walls while constructing their genealogy. Use these helpful hints to find those elusive ancestors.  More...
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Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness

Is there a tombstone that you wish you had a digital photograph of or a copy of a document that is archived in another state or country? Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness may be able to help you.  More...
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Is Your Family Tree Deeply Rooted in Polk County Missouri?

The "First Families of Polk County" project will award you a certificate if you can document these roots.  More...
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The Future of Genetic Genealogy is Here.

A new genetic tool will soon allow cousin connections in all family lines.  More...
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Friday Night Television Just Became More Exciting for Genealogists.

The new NBC show titled "Who Do You Think You Are" debuted to rave reviews last Friday night.
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Genealogy Blogs Aplenty

The World Wide Web is awash in blogs covering every interest, like, and dislike.  
This holds true for genealogy as well.  More...
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The Man Who Saves the Stories

A belated New Year's resolution for all genealogists.  More...
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Charles Darwin's Deep Genetic History

Recently published DNA results indicate that Charles Darwin is descended from some of the first modern humans to leave Africa.   More...
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Who are the "Faces of America?"

"Faces of America" a new PBS series begining Wednesday February 10, traces the genealogy of 12 prominent Americans.  More...
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