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is it nessesary?

Started by Eric G.. Last reply by Jonathan Nov 26, 2013. 3 Replies

hello allthe title "is it necessary? comes from a discussion i had with a couple of friends whilst perusing an antique mall. on this trip we saw countless old family photos being sold by people in…Continue

DNA testing

Started by Russell Yount Mar 28, 2013. 0 Replies

Has anyone here done any genealogy research using DNA testing?  If so, what are your thoughts on it?Continue

How to get out of being "stuck" on a family line?

Started by Andrew McNeal. Last reply by Alexander Mar 2, 2011. 1 Reply

I've researched one line (dad's grandmother) back to the 1700's, with very good accuracy, there's just tons of things on them. However, I'm stuck on finding a single iota of info past dad's…Continue

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Comment by Scott J on October 12, 2015 at 9:40pm

Deadline for $100 discount on general 3-day registration for RootsTech 2016 is in 3 days - Oct 15! If you're planning to attend, act soon!

Comment by Scott J on August 16, 2015 at 10:18pm

RootsTech 2016 will start accepting registrations in one month. Both serious experienced, as well as newly interested, genealogists should check this out. Attendees come from all over the world. I'm just getting my feet wet in this, and went last year. Definitely planning on 2016.

Comment by Scott J on June 19, 2015 at 9:53pm

Anyone can volunteer to do indexing. I've been doing it going on 2 yrs now. FamilySearch has more information on how to participate for anyone interested.

Comment by Vytautas on June 19, 2015 at 9:41pm

That's awesome Scott! This is sure to be a boon to many people. Thanks are due to the Smithsonian, FamilySearch, and the National Archives. I hope that indexing goes quickly and that the National Museum of African American History and Culture will be able to store this information and effectively offer it to researchers.

Comment by Scott J on June 19, 2015 at 9:27pm

A significant announcement today: The release of the Freedmen's Bureau records.

Freedmen's Bureau Release

Comment by Tom Lawrence on December 1, 2010 at 11:44pm
The question was asked, "Does it all mean anything to you?" I've been tracing my family and my wife's for several months, knowing there is a mountain of work yet to do, and I am fascinated by the implications of some of the data I've found. The research is a tremendous lesson in history and geography both, and I pore over some of this information and wonder what life must have been like for many of these people during the various time periods I've looked into. It's still an amazing journey for me, and I expect it will continue to be amazing.
Comment by Eric G. on March 9, 2010 at 1:09pm
ya i looked up that site for the show and its an expensive process but may well be worth it

heres a link to some indexes that may help ppl:
Comment by Gregory Garland on February 26, 2010 at 3:07pm
Wow. I have been away from the community for a while and had not realized people had joined this group. This is the first group I have created, so if there is anything I need to do let me know.
Comment by Jared J. King on February 25, 2010 at 1:55pm
Has anyone been inspired by the recent "Faces of America" special on PBS? Last night's episode focusing on Yo-Yo Ma, Stephen Colbert, Maryl Streep, Eva Longoria, etc, was really amazing to me. I've been stuck with mine at a couple of different points and not sure where to go, but I've gotten some wind in my sails after seeing what they found for each of them.

Eric, I'm stuck there. I have access to for free at the local library, and I've been really disappointed with what they've had. I'm looking in Ireland and Alsace-Lorraine. What country(ies) are you currently looking in?
Comment by Eric G. on February 25, 2010 at 1:11pm
hello i just joined and im doing some overseas research, does any one have any good links or resource ideas?

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