Maps Hold Clues for Your Family History Research

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You probably look at a map often to find the nearest restaurant or shoe store. You might even look at historic maps to determine where your ancestor lived. But have you ever looked at a map for actual genealogy clues about your ancestor? Let’s see clues we can find on a map in this episode!

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Go find a map for the area and time period where you ancestor lived! It may just have some very rich clues on it for your family history.

Here are some of my favorite sites to search for maps:

  • David Rumsey Map Collection: https://www.davidrumsey.com/
  • Library of Congress Map Collection: https://www.loc.gov/maps/
  • Old Maps Online: https://www.oldmapsonline.org/

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Melissa


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