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Learn the meanings of that legalese in ancestral wills and probate files.
We'll show you the best strategies for finding your relatives' old records in the genealogy databases on Fold3.
Looking for your immigrant ancestor on a passenger list? Try these websites.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' (LDS) genealogy arm, Family-Search, has microfilmed millions of records and books from all over the globe. Use this tutorial to learn how to order the microfilms. This article includes a short Genealogy How-To Video that will walk you through the process of ordering microfilm on FamilySearch.org.
Perplexed by patents and plats? Confused by claims? Survey our beginner's guide to land records. This article includes a short Genealogy How-To Video on how to map your ancestor's property with the Bureau of Land Management's General Land Office website.
Our Death Records Workbook, part of our Genealogy Records Workbook series, will help you locate records of your ancestors' deaths. This article includes a short How-To Video detailing what information about your ancestors can be found in death records, and what websites can provide the death details you seek.
Discover more about your family's home life with this guide to the most popular architectural styles of homes.
Expert Answers for Your Genealogy Questions: Tracing Members of the WWII Women's Army Corps
Can't find your Confederate Civil War Soldier? Perhaps he was a sailor.