Using Timelines in Your Genealogy ResearchUsing Timelines in Your Genealogy

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Knowing your personality, can you realistically tackle an entire bookshelf or set of cabinets? If that thought sends you off to see what’s on television, why not set a smaller, more realistic goal of tackling a single drawer - or even one file? Once you’ve completed it, you’ll not only have a sense of accomplishment, there’s a good chance you’ll want to keep going - or find some research gem you’ll want to pursue. 

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