Analyzing a FamilySearch Family Tree Person Page

What do you do when you are climbing your FamilySearch Family Tree and you come to a person on your tree that you have never personally researched? Watch an expert analyze a FamilySearch Family Tree Person Page for the first time to determine how accurate and complete the profile is,…

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Genealogy Clues in the 1850 U.S. Federal Census

The 1850 US Federal Census provides many genealogy clues we can use to grow our family tree in our family history research. Learn how to find all the clues about your ancestors in this great genealogical source. Watch This Episode, or Continue Reading Below What is the Federal Census? The…

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Genealogy Clues in the 1860 U.S. Federal Census

The 1860 US Federal Census provides many genealogy clues we can use to grow our family tree in our family history research. Learn how to find all the clues about your ancestors in this great genealogical source. Watch This Episode, or Continue Reading Below What is the Federal Census? The…

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Genealogy Clues in the 1870 U.S. Federal Census

The 1870 US Federal Census provides many genealogy clues we can use to grow our family tree in our family history research. Learn how to find all the clues about your ancestors in this great genealogical source. Watch This Episode, or Continue Reading Below What is the Federal Census? The…

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Genealogy Clues in the 1880 U.S. Federal Census

The 1880 US Federal Census provides many genealogy clues we can use to grow our family tree in our family history research. Learn how to find all the clues about your ancestors in this great genealogical source. Watch This Episode, or Continue Reading Below What is the Federal Census? The…

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Newsworthy Death Story

If your ancestor died in a tragic or sensational way, the story might have been printed in the newspaper. We are looking at newsworthy death stories to expand our family tree in this article. Watch This Episode, or Continue Reading Below What Makes the News? Just like in the news…

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Multiple Years of City Directories

What clues can you gather about your ancestor when you trace them through several years in a city directory? We are going to explore genealogy research in city directories over consecutive years. Watch This Episode, or Continue Reading Below Year after year in the city directory In another article, we…

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Your Ancestor in the City Directory

Have you found your ancestor in a city directory? You might have found their name and address. Did you look for any other clues that might be in that directory? Let’s take a look at everything you might be able to find in a city directory. Watch This Episode, or…

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Brick Wall Bertha: Step 2 – A Genealogy Case Study

Last time, I told you that step two of genealogy brick wall busting is to make a timeline. Let’s take a look at how our case study “Brick Wall” Bertha’s timeline is coming along. Watch This Episode, or Continue Reading Below If you missed the overview of Brick Wall Busting…

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