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Family History Writing Tools

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Home Run Heritage

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Technology is supposed to make our lives easier, and it can with a little bit of know-how. Make the most of the tech tools we have at our fingertips to streamline your genealogy and advance your research. If you love being able to research, store and share your family history online and want to discover new ways of using those tools to your advantage, this webinar is for you!Learn more!

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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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