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Genealogy Workbook: Military Service Records

Learn how to find the military service records for your American ancestors, then mine the records for genealogy clues. Read more!

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How to Trace Your Italian Immigrant Ancestor live webinar

Sign up for this live webinar to learn how to trace your Italian immigrant ancestors. Live at 7pm ET on May 26, 2016. Learn more!

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Learn how to use Google Earth and Google Earth Pro's set of maps, views, and photographs to research your family history and enrich the stories of your ancestors with this 4-week course. Watch the preview below to learn more from instructor Lisa Louise Cooke. Google Earth for Genealogists

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Your Weekly Genealogy Tip

This week's tip comes from instructor Lisa Louise Cooke, who introduces a helpful feature of Google Earth in researching your family history:  
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