As a beginning genealogist, you may not give much thought to citing your sources in your research. However, it is a vitally important part of any serious type of genealogical pursuit. Citing sources serves a variety of purposes.
Is Fold3 Worth the Money for Your Genealogy Research?
Fold3 is a genealogy website that specializes in military records. Partnered with the National Archives and Ancestry, it includes records from every American war and military action, as well as records from dozens of other countries. There is also a large variety of non-military records there that make the site useful for almost any genealogist. This is what you need to know...
Tax records are one of the easiest types of land records to search, and also one of the first ones you should look at when delving into this kind of record. Tax records on land have been around for almost all of human recorded history. They may tell you a little about an ancestor, or a lot. They are definitely something you should be using in your genealogy research...
Is Newspapers Worth the Money for Your Genealogy Research?
Newspapers is a well-known genealogy research website. It includes hundreds of millions of scanned and indexed pages of newspapers from around the world. Lots of people use it. Is it worth your money, though? This article examines the merits of Newspapers.com for genealogists of every level.
Each state in the United States has a fascinating history behind it. Much of this history became stories, which ultimately became folklore. Some of this treasured folklore has a grain of truth, while some of it appears to be the product of an extraordinarily vivid and active imagination.
I love collecting historical postcards from the United States. It’s been a hobby of mine for many years. I’ve acquired several doubles throughout, and I’m giving 10 postcards away for free each week! Winners will be drawn at random and announced right here. So, if you love American history and enjoy learning about historical
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