Research Strategies

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Some insight into women's appearances in these records will help you tease out research leads and find maiden names.
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Use the Web - don't get lost in it - with these 13 lucky surname-searching strategies and sites for finding your family names online.
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Take our quiz to discover your genealogical personality—and learn how to maximize your research potential.
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Published family histories can save or sink your research. Follow our advice for finding these potential genealogy treasure troves and mining the good information while weeding out the bad.
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Pinterest, the latest internet addiction, has genealogists everywhere sharing photos, records and research inspiration via online bulletin boards. Here’s how you can get in on the action.
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Start your manuscript hunt by using these key online archival portals to check for manuscripts in Canada, Great Britain and the United States.
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Is some crucial clue about your ancestors Greek to you because you don't understand the language? Don't let your family history get lost in translation - here's how to break through the language barrier.
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Employ these 10 investigative strategies to locate living relatives and discover key family history clues.
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What shocking secrets were your ancestors hiding? The answers may be waiting in one of these six sources.
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Are problem ancestors stalling your search? Try our strategies for tracing five kinds of elusive kin.
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