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Our expert genealogy librarian has fielded many a researcher's request to look up an ancestor in city directories. Here, she shares six free places where you should look for the directory you need.
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Discover your Catholic ancestors from the U.S., Britain and Ireland with this collection from Findmypast.
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Our guide tells you everything you need to know about finding and using your ancestors' old military pension records.
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US military records such as the DD 214 aren’t in online databases, but they can be requested from the National Archives and Records Administration. Learn how you can get a copy of your ancestor's discharge papers.
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What can you find in the American Civil War Research Database? Follow these tips for using the database.
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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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You've got questions about discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; our experts have the answers.
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How do you get from a single old record to a fleshed-out family profile? By following the signs along your ancestor';s trail. In this article, learn how to follow the trail.
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Did your ancestors drop off the map? Maybe it's not because they moved, but because boundaries shifted or street names changed. We'll help you use old maps to solve place problems in your genealogy research.
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Use these eight genealogy resources to help your Latin American family tree research along.
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