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It's important to know where your family fits in history.  The history of the world around them affected their lives and the choices they made. It also affects the kinds of records created that you use to research your #genealogy. What kind of timelines do you use to keep track of historical events? Here is one example.

It's important to know where your family fits in history. The history of the world around them affected their lives and the choices they made. It also affects the kinds of records created that you use to research your #genealogy. What kind of timelines do you use to keep track of historical events? Here is one example.

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Still trying to figure out all those relationships in your family tree?  Use this handy chart to figure out exactly what to call the children of your cousins.  #genealogy #ancestry

Still trying to figure out all those relationships in your family tree? Use this handy chart to figure out exactly what to call the children of your cousins. #genealogy #ancestry

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WolframAlpha can help you answer a lot of #genealogy questions like:  -Was your great-grandmother's name common at that time? -What happened on your grandfather's birthday? -What was the weather like on your grandparents' wedding day? -What were the towns they lived in like, including demographics, and how far are they from where you live? -What was 20 dollars' worth the year your great-grandmother was born? -What is the technical relationship between you and your grandfather's sister?

WolframAlpha can help you answer a lot of #genealogy questions like: -Was your great-grandmother's name common at that time? -What happened on your grandfather's birthday? -What was the weather like on your grandparents' wedding day? -What were the towns they lived in like, including demographics, and how far are they from where you live? -What was 20 dollars' worth the year your great-grandmother was born? -What is the technical relationship between you and your grandfather's sister?

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This 'Dictionary of Old Occupations' can be very interesting.  Add these details and definitions to the "notes" in your tree to make it come alive. #genealogy

This 'Dictionary of Old Occupations' can be very interesting. Add these details and definitions to the "notes" in your tree to make it come alive. #genealogy

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Have you checked out the state and county resources available on USGenWeb? Great #genealogy tool.
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Search for your ancestors in these free digitized American biographies, genealogies and history books.

Search for your ancestors in these free digitized American biographies, genealogies and history books.

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Love, love, love my new toy! I can scan geneology documents, recipes, etc. on the go.

Love, love, love my new toy! I can scan geneology documents, recipes, etc. on the go.

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