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15 Genealogy Research Tips Watch & Learn

To jump-start, kick-start, or restart your genealogy research journey, we’ve compiled a list of 15 videos full of tips to keep you climbing your family tree and having a lot of fun along the way. Be prepared to binge-watch with your favorite beverage or snack!

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How to Know If a Record Is About Your Ancestor - Genealogy Basics
Newspapers.com: 5 Effective Tips for Researching Newspapers to Find Ancestors
Can You Research Offline Records Without Being There? - Lisa Lisson
How to Record Names in Genealogy? Tips for Properly Recording Names In Your Family Tree
Stop Messing Up My Family Tree - FamilySearch
Using the Find Tab in FamilySearch - Genealogy Tutorial
How to Organize Your Genealogy Research Files: Simple Tips for Practical Genealogists
FamilySearch: Why are there so many duplicates in FamilySearch Family Tree?
Finding Your Ancestors in City Directories
Follow These Tips to Find Your Ancestors in Probate Records - Interview with Randy Seaver
How is Your Photo Collection? - Organized Genealogy
What Makes a Good Source? - Beginner Genealogy
Where is Family History Hiding? - Genealogy Basics
Interviewing Relatives About Family History - Don't Make These 2 Big Mistakes
FamilySearch.org Quick Trick - Organizing Your Sources

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Devon Noel Lee is passionate about capturing and preserving family stories so no one alive today has to be researched, or forgotten, tomorrow. She has authored 6 how-to books, a memoir, two published family history biographies, and over 60 family scrapbooks. She's an enthusiastic speaker who energizes, encourages, and educates at the same time.

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