Must-Have Genealogy Books for Your Personal Library #7
Using real-world examples, samples, and templates, this book guides you to heights of skill and success with your genealogy that you might not have even known were possible. Even if you’re a beginner, this is a perfect book to get now, and have it handy to use when you’re a confident researcher looking to level up...
Land records are important genealogical documents that can give you a lot of personal details on an ancestor or family line that you might not find anywhere else. Wills, estate inventories, probate records, and recordings of real estate transactions are all records you should be looking at for information on an ancestor’s land. This is what you need to know about them...
Five Census Record Questions That Are Frequently Asked
The U.S. Federal Census is one of the best known tools for researching your family history. Whether you are a novice or a veteran of using the census, there is always more to learn about this fascinating record set. Here are five top questions genealogists of all levels have about the census, and their answers...
We all know a lot about the states, but what about the state capitals? Each state has a capital city where the bulk of the state government business is done. State legislatures meet there, governors live there, and state departments have their primary offices there. There are state capitals that are huge metropolises, while others are tiny backwater towns that barely register on a map. Some are right in the middle of the state and others that are so remote, and no
one goes there unless it is, especially on state government business. In short, the state capitals have as much variety to them as the states they serve.
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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