Month: September 2016

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How to Create a Blog Title Graphics

  When a reader asks a blogger a question and a challenge presents a deadline, the stars align so that I can put on my teaching hat (the one I love best to wear). Dana Leeds, The Enthusiastic Genealogy, posed the question “How do you create your blog post graphics?” Initially, I wanted to answer […]

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Genealogy 201

Fall in Love with City Directories

Are you a beginning researcher who wants to take the ‘next-step’ in researching your family after discovering them in census records? ¬†City Directories are your next stop on the genealogical research journey to fill in the gaps between the census records or to extend a person’s life after a record trail ends. Ancestry.com is my […]

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Genealogy 201
Online Research

Lewis’s Death Record Finally Rises

Going from an index to an original source often takes a little detective work and a lot of patience. And sometimes, it takes learning the right combination of search terms for the record to finally float to the surface. That’s the case for Ludwig Puescker son of Karl Puesecker who was a traveling companion to […]

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Scrapbooking
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Scrapbooking Photobook Company Experiment

Ever read a photo book company review and think they are not going in depth enough? They’ll tell you the quality is great but not tell you why the said quality was so wonderful. Then you print out a scrapbook and wonder what went wrong? If you said yes, or if you’re just curious what […]

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Sharing

10 Ways to Share Your Family History

Who doesn’t want to generate more interest in their research among their family members? For years I’ve contacted different family members asking them to share family photos, documents, and stories with me. They seem willing and ask, “what do you want to know?” Those seem like golden words, but they’re not. Or at least, I […]

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