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Lying in Wait: Locating Ancestral Remains

Locating an ancestor's burial place can be difficult, espcially if you don't know where to begin. Find out how to locate burials locally or across the country, and learn some tricks to get past genealogical roadblocks. More

Utilizing the U.S. Federal Census Makes Sense

The U.S. Federal Census, taken every decade, can provide a wealth of information about the everyday lives of your ancestors, from their children and siblings to their occupations and their movements across the country. More

Dead Men Do Tell Tales

Death certificates provide clues to our ancestors' births, lives, deaths, and their final resting places. More

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