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Clear your schedule, and pull out your pedigree charts—then follow these 15 simple steps to start uncovering your ancestry in about 48 hours.
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Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.
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If a cemetery is in a gated community, what rights do relatives have to visit the graves?
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Q. My uncle was a B&O Railroad engineer from the 1930s to the '50s. Family legend has it that he “drove” one of President Eisenhower's victory trains. B&O says its records are gone, and the Eisenhower Presidential Library says train engineers weren't recorded. How can I prove this story?
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Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.
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10 surefire strategies for finding your family history on the Internet.
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Sometimes the gap in your family tree is a relative who might be still alive, just “missing.” Be your own detective and use these resources to help track them down.
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