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In this June 2016 genealogy podcast, follow along with Family Tree University and host Lisa Louise Cooke as we cover the essentials of researching your ancestors' military service.
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Get several genealogy tips for researching those hard-to-find ancestors with this month's podcast. Host Lisa Louise Cooke talks with David Fryxell, James M. Beidler, and the editors at Family Tree about researching your ancestors in newspaper archives, finding missing people in the census, analyzing your evidence to find gaps in your research, and other strategies for uncovering those sneaky ancestors.
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You might be wearing a welcome sign to online hackers and trackers without even realizing it. Protect your online privacy with these 10 tips.
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New genealogy tech tools compete for prizes at the RootsTech conference Innovator Showdown. Check out these six award-winning apps and tools that help you get your research tasks done.
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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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