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Learn Genealogy – Vital Events and Records

Vital Events and Records Right from the beginning of your genealogical journey, you’re going to want to start collecting documents surrounding vital events. These are typically birth, marriage, death, and divorce records. As mentioned before, start backwards. Look for an ancestor’s death certificate (or information)…

NC Civil War & Reconstruction History Center

Do you have Civil War ancestors?  If so, you’ll want to know about this new NC Civil War & Reconstruction History Center located in Fayetteville, North Carolina. I had the opportunity to interview Cheri Molter, an employee with the center.  She explained that the…

12 Tips for Interviewing Family Part One – The Interview

12 TIPS TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR FAMILY INTERVIEWS

Learn Genealogy – Software vs. Online Services

If you’re new to genealogy you may be asking yourself, how do I get started, what do I collect, where do I find this stuff, and how do I keep it all organized? Today let’s talk about the basic differences between online services and…

Learn Genealogy – Research Logs & Research Planning

Use your Research Planning in combination with your Research Log … by using spreadsheets! 

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