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Use these 14 strategies to build a case file on your hardest-to-find ancestors and crack those brick-wall mysteries.
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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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Whether you're just starting your family history research or need help busting through a brick wall, turn to these new beginner guides for inspiration and advice.
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You'll find these 25 genealogy websites indispensable as you begin your journey of family tree discovery.
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These 5 American ancestral homes are in danger. Read on to find your family connection.
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From relationships to relocations, land deeds have the dirt on your family. Discover how to use property records to solve 10 genealogy puzzles.
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Don't limit your family history search to people: Get a research edge by following these seven steps for studying ancestral places.
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Save time, money and your sanity with our advice for avoiding 10 common genealogy traps.
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Does royal blood run through your veins? Find out with these 6 steps to discovering the kings and queens in your family tree.
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These books will help you Trace your ancestors in the Midwest.
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