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Enrich Your Family History With Postcards from the Past

Writing a family history that has excitement when you don’t feel like a creative writer is challenged. However, you can enrich your family history projects through pictures from the past, such as post cards! My Geiszler and Brown family lines have resided in Ohio for at least 100 years. A few years back, I wrote […]

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Genealogy Video Round-Up ~ 5 April 2019

Another week has passed and genealogy videos on YouTube are definitely worth investigating. Be sure to watch, comment, like, and share! Genealogy Tips Interview Your Relatives for Family History (Part 5) – Road to Your Family History What is the Historical Records Survey? – Genealogy Works Ancestry’s New Tree Tags, ThruLines Q’s Answered. Bonus Hack!– […]

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Genealogy Video Round Up – 29 March 2019

How’s your week? Hopefully, it went well, and you’re ready to enjoy some time learning visually about genealogy. We scoured YouTube looking for genealogy and family history videos and rounded them up for you. At the end of this post, you’ll also see a few fun finds. Click on the links to go to the […]

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The One Genealogy Myth That Must Die!

Genealogists like to say that the hobby is as popular as porn or gardening. They couldn’t be further from the truth!

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Family History Should Be Fun
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If Family History Isn’t Fun, You’re Doing It Wrong

Why on earth would people do family history if it wasn’t fun? For years I have fought with folks who take the fun out of genealogy. Finally, I want to push back online. If family history isn’t fun, you’re doing it wrong. Family History is a huge tent of activities that work together to support […]

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Unboxing the Past
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Unboxing the Past

On 18 May 2018, I opened a box that I received from my father’s cousin. This box had resided in her mother’s home for nearly 20 years and too many years in her own garage. Garage! Yikes. Why would the photos be in the garage of my dad’s aunt and cousin when he was an […]

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Is genealogy only for old people? A 2018 Assessment

  Have you ever heard that genealogy is for old people? Let’s see if that is true! For most of my life, I have heard that genealogy is for old people. There has to be some truth to this. After all, the majority of people at conferences and genealogical societies are north of 50, usually […]

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Is Finland Part of Scandinavia? – A Genealogical Controversy

  You never know what kind of controversy you can dig up with an offhanded comment. So today, we’re going to tackle one that I made while filming a video about DNA and Ethnicity. If you’ve attended my workshops or watched my DNA videos on YouTube, you’ve heard me say “DNA doesn’t lie, but it doesn’t […]

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Generations Cafe – Is it Worth A Listen?

With15 percent of Americans listening to podcasts on a weekly basis for entertainment and enlightenment, this platform is attracting the attention of entrepreneurial individuals and groups to start creating new podcast channels. A number of new channels are genealogy focus. With two powerhouse podcasts available for genealogy and a few second tear channels, is it […]

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What is Your Genealogy Super Power?

It’s Family History Month and we should take a moment to celebrate our Genealogy Super Powers I’m curious. Which of the following skills do you most identify with? All of these skills help you be a fantastic genealogist, but sometimes we have more natural tendencies that impact our research style. This post is meant for […]

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