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Set yourself up to make your genealogy research efforts successful in 2016, with ideas for organizing your work with spreadsheets, top tips for making sure you're adding the correct person to your family tree, and more!
1/20/2016
An unusual surname is a valuable tool for a family historian. Discover six strategies to use the oddball names in your tree to your greatest genealogical advantage.
1/12/2016
Sticking to your favorite websites can give you a narrow picture of your ancestor. Let our six questions lead you down a new path—to untapped resources and a wider view of your family tree.
1/12/2016
It's easy to mix up your relative with someone else’s in old records. But you can avoid an ancestor identity crisis when you follow these seven strategies.
1/12/2016
How do you go from your ancestor’s name in a printed or online index to the original record? Just follow this seven-step system.
1/12/2016
In this month's episode, wrap up the year with Lisa Louise Cooke and her tips on using the cloud to back up your genealogy research online.
12/17/2015
You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers. Her, get advice on finding an early-1800s ancestor in North Carolina.
12/2/2015
In this month's episode, learn how to break down those brick walls in your family tree with fantastic tips and tools from Lisa Louise Cooke and her guests.
11/17/2015
No one's research is immune to bad dates, faulty facts and even downright lies. Learn how to diagnose—and cure—five common genealogical ills.
11/10/2015
This month's theme is all about conquering courthouse records. Join Lisa Louise Cooke and guest Sunny Morton to learn 4 tips to learn how to use courthouse records in your family search and create a plan that will lead to finding good leads, without wasting your time!
11/4/2015
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