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Tackle Your Genealogy Problems Head-on!

A vital part of genealogy research is the ability to solve problems that arise, from missing records and conflicting information to the biggest brick walls. So it's vital to build up your arsenal of problem-solving skills. Fill your toolbox with the tips and techniques you need to tackle your brick wall in this weeklong workshop, starting October 3rd: Sign up!

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Which DNA Test Is Right For Me?
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Family History Writing Tools

This article is all about the tools that will help you start writing your ancestor's stories. Read more!

Home Run Heritage

Hit it out of the park with this article's tips for researching your athletic ancestors, from high school and community players to professionals.

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Organizing Your DNA Data
Organizing Your DNA Data

DNA testing is a great tool for genealogists, but between all the matches and the data, administering multiple tests, and integrating it into your overall genealogy research, it can quickly become chaotic. In this webinar, learn tools and tips to organize your DNA results for easier integration into your family history. Learn more!

Online Genealogy Classes

So you've been browsing or and you've found a death record that you believe is a match to your great-grandfather, and with a few clicks, you can add it right to your family tree. But are you sure that's the record for your great-grandfather? And even if it is, how do you know the information is correct? It pays to analyze the evidence before you take it as fact, and in this 4-week course, you'll gain valuable insight into sorting fact from fiction. Register today!

Analyzing Genealogical Evidence 

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Your Weekly Genealogy Tip

Your immigrant ancestors had to register for the draft regardless of their citizenship, and the records can tell you where they came from. For 19th and early 20th century immigrants, check Civil War and World War I draft records.
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