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Understand how to read the Dawes Rolls to find your Native American heritage.
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We'll show you how to use old records, maps and photos to recreate the place your family called home, and open a window into their lives.
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Learn how to understand Ethnographic Maps
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Do wagon train rosters exist?
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Discover the genealogy research clues in old coroner reports. We'll tell you where to find them and how to understand them.
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Searching for immigrant ancestors? This article offers tips on tracking down passenger lists to find when and where our relatives immigrated to the US.
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More likely than not, these 10 types of genealogy records will figure into your family tree research. (Might as well learn about them now!)
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Tax records can be instrumental in tracing ancestors between US census years and before the first federal census in 1790. We'll get you started researching in this valuable genealogical resource.
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Obituaries are getting easier to find online—but the newest ones may disappear before descendants even start looking for them.
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If your non-naturalized immigrant ancestor lived in the United States when the Alien Registration Act of 1940 was passed, look for an Alien Registration form, or AR-2. We'll show you what you can learn from this information-rich record.
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