101 Best Genealogy Websites 2013

Our 2013 roundup of the 101 Best Websites for genealogy offers rays of research hope with new sites plus perennial favorites sporting new features and records.

Genealogy 101

cluster genealogy: Studying your ancestor as part of a group, or “cluster,” of relatives, friends and neighbors and associates. The cluster approach can help you find (or confirm) details you might miss by looking only at an individual ancestor.
 
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Your 30-minute dose of genealogy resources, tips and fun, hosted by Lisa Louise Cooke. For many genealogists, the final goal of their family research is to share it with future generations, allowing our origins to paint our identity. This month, learn about the different tools available to help you record and preserve your family's story.
 

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Tracing your family tree has never been easier or more rewarding—and Family Tree University offers a wealth of resources to help you on your journey!

 
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Source Analysis Workshop
Genealogical research is like detective work: You have to collect evidence and evaluate your findings in order to draw conclusions about your family tree. So how do you ensure the accuracy of your research? Join professional genealogist Michael Hait for a week-long primer on the principles the pros strive for in their work.
get one-on-one coaching from genealogy webmaster Nancy Hendrickson. - See more at: http://www.familytreeuniversity.com/make-a-free-family-website-in-one-week?utm_source=TMftk062713home#sthash.1IJYjUL1.dpuf
If the answers to your Irish genealogy inquiries can be found at the end of a rainbow, then consider this your Pot o’ Gold. - See more at: http://www.familytreeuniversity.com/best-irish-genealogy-websites#sthash.00wVdwXI.dpuf
 
 
 
Polish Genealogy Crash Course
Eastern European Genealogy Expert Lisa A. Alzo will direct you to the right records and resources to help you trace your family tree to Poland and beyond.

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