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    Genealogy Tip Jar

    To celebrate Family History month, here's a collection of useful genealogy and family history resources and tips from GeneaBloggers.com!


    Genealogy Tip Jar

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    What interesting occupations have you discovered in U.S. city directories? Search for your ancestors' occupations in our U.S. City Directories collection here: ancstry.me/1A9PcEr #occupations #work #career #history #ushistory #ancestry #genealogy

    Questions about Genealogical Numbering Systems? This entry from Wikipedia will help. #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree

    What surnames in your family tree don't sound like they're spelled? #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #heritage #roots #history #surnames #names

    Which historical events may have influenced your ancestors' moves or decisions? #ancestry #genealogy #history #heritage #roots #familyhistory #familytree #historicalevents #History #USHistory #unitedstates

    Do you have funeral cards among your family heirlooms? #heritage #roots #ancestry #genealogy #familytree #familyhistory #family #ancestors

    Trying to pin point your immigrant ancestors ancestral town? Here are a dozen places to explore to determine their origins: ancstry.me/1PQiRc6 #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #heritage #roots

    Genealogy Tip: Stuck in your research or just need a break? Select “Add a story” to save your memories in your online tree. #familyhistory #genealogy #genealogytip #ancestry #family #familytree #ancestors #storytelling

    When researching family history, it is best not to assume. #familyhistory #genealogy #ancestry #genealogytip #ancestors

    Have you used U.S. census and city directory information in tandem? #census #unitedstates #history #USHistory #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #ancestry #heritage #roots #ancestors

    Unable to find those unique Eastern European surnames? This tip may help! #surnames #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #ancestors #names #ancestry #history

    Location, Location, Location! #GenealogyTips #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #ancestors

    Newspapers were the Facebook of our ancestors. #Newspapers #History #USHistory #unitedstates #Facebook #ancestry #familyhistory #familytree #heritage #roots #genealogy

    Deadfred.com, a great way to share photos of unknown people so their descendants can find them, and a great place to look for your own ancestors' photos.

    Have you found death information in religious records? #familyhistory #ancestry #genealogy #familytree #ancestors #family #church #heritage #roots #genealogytips #genealogytip

    Who has found additional clues by searching in a state census? #genealogy #ancestry #familyhistory #familytree #census #federalcensus #library #heritage #roots

    Here's another way to find country of origin. #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #origins #homeland #heritage #roots #family #ancestors #genealogytips #tips

    4 Favorite “Unofficial” Tips for Using Ancestry.com

    When there just isn't a photograph, physical descriptions can tell you whether those green eyes came from great-grandpa. #military #draftrecords #USHistory #MilitaryHistory #AmericanHistory #unitedstates #ancestors #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #fa

    You may be searching for naturalization records in the wrong location. #ancestry #genealogy #naturalizations #immigrants #emigration #ancestors #unitedstates #USHistory #History #familyhistory #familytree #family #heritage #roots

    Ancestors missing in the census? Try searching for their neighbors! #ancestors #ancestry #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #neighbors #GenealogyTips

    Look closely at gravestones, they may provide more detail than you expected. #cemeteries #graves #FindAGrave veterans #military #ancestry #heritage #roots #ancestors #family #familyhistory #familytree #headstone

    Don't rule out the possibility of finding adoption records. #adoption #adoptee #ancestry #familyhistory #family #familytree #ancestors #genealogy #heritage #roots

    Try searching by initials. #genealogy #familyhistory #familytree #ancestors #heritage #roots #census #research #ancestry #family #ancestors

    What do those fractions in the census mean? #GenealogyTip #Genealogy #FamilyHistory #Ancestry #heritage #familytree #roots #census #family #ancestors