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Black Sheep Ancestors Logo - Directory of Links for Prison & Convict Records, Court Records, Executions, Famous Outlaws, Bandits & Criminals

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Do You Use School Records in Your Genealogy Research

Do You Use School Records in Your Genealogy Research?

Black Sheep in Your Family Tree ~ You may not have found your black sheep yet, but we are all bound to have them. In fact, many genealogists relish a good black sheep story because we know they are the people for whom the most records can be found. Join Crista Cowan for a look at prison, convict and criminal records available on

Before the first recorded census there was the 1783 tax record, in some states. Then comes the 1789 tax record, again only in some states. Many of Virginia's early records were burned by the British. A real issue for a genealogist! ;p

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Why Records Have Conflicting Information

Why Records Have Conflicting Information Blog — Ancestral Insights Genealogy and Family History Records


Part One: Seven long shots to find your ancestor

Do you have an ancestor that is hard to find? #genealogy #familyhistory

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Divorce Records in the States

Divorce Records in the States | Genealogy, Ancestry, and Family Tree Research| Like any of the vital records a family historian needs, such as birth-marriage and death records, one that can also be important are any divorce records. Since it is a civil matter to be officially divorced from a spouse, there have been official governmental documents.

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How to Survey and Record a Cemetery: Genealogy Cemetery Records

Before too long, this headstone will be completely unreadable. A cemetery survey will help future generations know what was inscribed on the stone.

Tracing Your Ancestors Through Death Records: A Guide for Family Historians by Celia Heritage. #gentipjar #genealogy #books

Family Records & Registers printables...tons of gorgeous old pages for scrapbooks and genealogy records.