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Got genealogy's Golden Rules of Genealogy? Rules are rules, in some cases, & in others, strong suggestions and handy guidelines. Why would you want to spend years coming up with these when here they are?

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7 Places to Find Photographs of Your Ancestors

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Online Death Indexes from all States

Online Search Death Certificates / Records by States| Using the death index / records can be of great assistance in making sure your family history has as much of the details as possible. Death records are kept in that state that an individual died in. Even if they never lived in a certain state, if they died there, records are kept. #DeathRecords #genealogy #StatebyState #SocialSecurity

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On Google News you can search and read old print newspapers, going as far back as 1752.

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Handwriting Helps — FamilySearch.org | shows how different letters have been written over the years. (not linguistics, but interesting anyway)

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What war could your ancestor have served in? Use this hand chart as a rule of thumb to focus your family history research. #genealogy

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6 'Secret' Google Search Tricks for Genealogy That'll Help You Find Your Ancestors | Family History Daily

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helpful cheat sheet of how many ancestors each person has.

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Best Genealogy Library Websites in 2016 - Family Tree Magazine

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