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Three Main Paid Newspaper Archive Sites

I will be doing a separate blog post on free newspaper archive sites in the near future. This post is a follow-up to GenealogyBank Now Has Federal Census Records. I started it before starting that post, but decided it was … Continue reading

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GenealogyBank Now Has Federal Census Records, a paid newspaper/obituary subscription site recently added federal census records to its sections: Newspaper Archives (not to be confused with, a different newspaper/obituary site), Recent Obituaries (there’s some crossover as the Archives sometimes include recent items that aren’t … Continue reading

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Protected: Alphabetical List of DNA Testing Companies

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How Do AncestryDNA Circles Form?

This is one of the most common questions I see in Facebook groups that deal with genealogy or DNA. It’s also one of the questions that gets answered incorrectly far more often than it is correctly answered. The biggest keys … Continue reading

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My 1,000th Blog Post

Update: If this seems like a familiar post, it’s because I wasn’t paying attention and accidentally posted it before it was the 1,000th post several hours ago. You weren’t seeing things. Now that WordPress shows I am 999 998 published … Continue reading

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If You Don’t Want People Re-blogging Your Posts, Turn Off the Option

Standard disclaimer: I am not an attorney, and any comments in this or any other blog post of mine is not intended as, nor should it be construed as legal advice. If you need legal advice, hire a lawyer who … Continue reading

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Ancestry has two messaging systems: the main one in and a secondary one in the DNA section of Ancestry. Both are broken, and have been broken to varying degrees for a very long time. First, if you don’t have … Continue reading

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