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Fortify Your Family Tree: When to Cut a Branch Off Your Family Tree

Fortify Your Family Tree: When to Cut a Branch Off Your Family Tree

Here are some tips to help you picture how your immigrant ancestors made their most important journey.

Here are some tips to help you picture how your immigrant ancestors made their most important journey.

I'm familiar with the names in my ancestors' towns. So I can identify these names with zero hesitation.

I'm familiar with the names in my ancestors' towns. So I can identify these names with zero hesitation.

A timeline of family history events; one leading me to the next.

A timeline of family history events; one leading me to the next.

always add all the details you can to an image in your family tree

always add all the details you can to an image in your family tree

I've downloaded a massive number of vital records, waiting for me to review.

I've downloaded a massive number of vital records, waiting for me to review.

add facts directly to images, and they'll be pulled into your family tree software

add facts directly to images, and they'll be pulled into your family tree software

Neighborhood names are seen in larger text on a Google or Bing map.

Neighborhood names are seen in larger text on a Google or Bing map.

A family's address in an 1866 Italian birth record. The village is seen after the father's name. The street is seen after the mother's name.

A family's address in an 1866 Italian birth record. The village is seen after the father's name. The street is seen after the mother's name.

The TomTom app shows more street names.

The TomTom app shows more street names.

Town names and country borders can change. Finding your ancestors may require some history lessons.

Town names and country borders can change. Finding your ancestors may require some history lessons.

Take advantage of your family tree software's ability to make foreign-language words more meaningful to others.

Take advantage of your family tree software's ability to make foreign-language words more meaningful to others.

You're bound to forget some of the last names in your family tree. Here's how you can filter your tree down to your direct ancestors.

You're bound to forget some of the last names in your family tree. Here's how you can filter your tree down to your direct ancestors.

Have a big genealogy research project? Here's a good way to power through it productively.

Have a big genealogy research project? Here's a good way to power through it productively.

Grow a more valuable, reliable family tree with these genealogy best practices.

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