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Hit the online road with this travel guide of starter tips and sites guaranteed to rev up your ancestral search.
11/11/2016
You've got questions about removed cousins and second (or further) cousins. Our experts have the answers.
11/4/2016
Not quite sure how or where to start your genealogical research? Follow these 10 easy tips for using Ancestry.com to get on course fast. This article includes a short Genealogy How-To Video about why errors occur on Ancestry.com and how to correct them.
11/4/2016
Learn how to use photo-editing software to read your ancestors' illegible gravestones.
10/21/2016
Yes, you read that right. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wants to share its immense genealogy records with you, for free.
10/20/2016
These 5 American ancestral homes are in danger. Read on to find your family connection.
10/19/2016
Confused by the complications of copyright when it comes to your genealogy research? Get the answers you need here.
8/12/2016
Fourth cousins? Third cousins two times removed? Figure out exactly how you're related to cousin-so-and-so in four steps.
5/11/2015
Discover how to glean genealogy clues from your ancestors' wills.
1/27/2015
Boost your research with the top family history research tips from our archives, in honor of the magazine's 15th anniversary.
1/20/2015
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