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Voices of Genealogy

Voices of Genealogy – Burkely Hermann

Hello there, welcome to the 6th Voices of Genealogy Interview! This series will be a collection of interviews from people who were young (early teens to early 20s) genealogists from different decades! These interviews will highlight the stories of professional genealogists, show how the field of family history has changed over the years, and promote […]

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Tuesday Tips #8

Hello there, today is the first Tuesday Tip and I’m excited to share this with you! One genealogy database that I find to be incredibly overlooked is Ancestry’s “U.S., Selected Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, 1850-1880.” One reason I think this is such an overlooked source because the index for the database doesn’t say a lot. […]

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Voices of Genealogy

Voices of Genealogy – Claire Bradley

Hello there, welcome to the 5th Voices of Genealogy Interview! This series will be a collection of interviews from people who were young (early teens to early 20s) genealogists from different decades! These interviews will highlight the stories of professional genealogists, show how the field of family history has changed over the years, and promote […]

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Voices of Genealogy

Voices of Genealogy – Elizabeth Walne

Hello there, welcome to the 4th “Voices of Genealogy” Interview! This series will be a collection of interviews from people who were young (early teens to early 20s) genealogists from different decades! These interviews will highlight the stories of professional genealogists, show how the field of family history has changed over the years, and promote […]

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Voices of Genealogy

Voices of Genealogy – Heather Rojo

Hello there, welcome to the 3rd Voices of Genealogy Interview! This series will be a collection of interviews from people who were young (early teens to early 20s) genealogists from different decades! These interviews will highlight the stories of professional genealogists, show how the field of family history has changed over the years, and promote […]

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Voices of Genealogy

Voices of Genealogy – Kale Hobbes

Hello there! Our blog writer, Tyler, is starting a new series of blog posts called “Voices of Genealogy.” This series will be a collection of interviews from people who were young (early teens to early 20s) genealogists from different decades! These interviews will highlight the stories of professional genealogists, show how the field of family […]

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Voices of Genealogy

Voices of Genealogy – Benjamin Nicholls

Hello there! Our blog writer, Tyler, is starting a new series of blog posts called “Voices of Genealogy.” This series will be a collection of interviews from people who were young (early teens to early 20s) genealogists from different decades! These interviews will highlight the stories of professional genealogists, show how the field of family […]

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Genealogy Research…in 2050?!?

Researching family history has its challenges. Often when genealogists are trying to understand more about their ancestors, they run into problems or “brick walls”, such as problems locating information about an ancestor, who their parents were, where did they live, etc. Now, we currently live in an “Age of Information” but this can also be […]

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The History of the Hidden Branch

It is now the 28th of October, 2020, meaning the Hidden Branch blog has officially been around for ONE WHOLE YEAR!!! For this occasion, our member, Tyler, would like to present the history of this small blog group…and you would be surprised how much history this group has! The first idea of “the Hidden Branch” […]

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Nationalities

Vietnamese Genealogy Research – the Tips and Challenges…

As someone who is half-Vietnamese in heritage, it is no surprise that I have learned a thing or two about Vietnamese research; and I have to say it is pretty tricky. Vietnam has never really been a country that has kept genealogical records, most likely due to the country’s tumultuous history. But here I will […]