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In this April, 2016 episode of the Family Tree Podcast, get the scoop on tracing your immigrant ancestors, from tips on finding German and Eastern European ancestors, to tracing your Irish immigrant ancestors.
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Learn the online tools and resources you can use in your genealogy research.
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Choosing family history apps can be like watching a three-ring circus—but not when you let our apps ringmaster direct you to the best genealogy tools for your mobile device.
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Get the best genealogy research tips and tools for searching your family's last names - from how to handle common surnames to making use of geographical data, and more!
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Set yourself up to make your genealogy research efforts successful in 2016, with ideas for organizing your work with spreadsheets, top tips for making sure you're adding the correct person to your family tree, and more!
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An unusual surname is a valuable tool for a family historian. Discover six strategies to use the oddball names in your tree to your greatest genealogical advantage.
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Sticking to your favorite websites can give you a narrow picture of your ancestor. Let our six questions lead you down a new path—to untapped resources and a wider view of your family tree.
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It's easy to mix up your relative with someone else’s in old records. But you can avoid an ancestor identity crisis when you follow these seven strategies.
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How do you go from your ancestor’s name in a printed or online index to the original record? Just follow this seven-step system.
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In this month's episode, wrap up the year with Lisa Louise Cooke and her tips on using the cloud to back up your genealogy research online.
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