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That bothersome brick wall may be just a detour, not the end of your research road. We'll help you determine the difference and, if possible, navigate a new route to ancestor answers.
11/10/2015
Multiple men with the same name are vying for your genealogical affection. Any of them could be your ancestor. Here are nine ways to ensure that you've found "the one" before you commit.
10/13/2015
Birds of a feather flock together—and so did your ancestors, leaving valuable clues with their clusters of family, friends and neighbors. Here's how cluster genealogy can get your research off the ground.
10/13/2015
Discover genealogical hints and clues in panoramic maps.
7/21/2015
Searching for immigrant ancestors? This article offers tips on tracking down passenger lists to find when and where our relatives immigrated to the US.
7/21/2015
Expert answers on researching before the first US census in 1790.
5/22/2015
Discover five powerful ways online maps can help you solve research problems and envision your ancestors’ world. This article contains a Genealogy How-To Video demonstrating how to use online maps for your genealogy research.
4/22/2015
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
Reinvigorate your research and bust through roadblocks with these 41 ideas to find your roots in 2014.
8/14/2014
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