Marriages and Genealogy

A major part of genealogy and family research is marriages. Who married who? What kind of families did each person come from? Were they prominent families, working families, celebrities, politicians, etc.? What religions were the families? There are so many questions with answers that can often lead to more questions. How many kids did they have? Did they stay married?…

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Happy Mother’s Day

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. ~Abraham Lincoln Matka, Mor, Mère. Maman, Mutter, Mother, Mom. Whatever language you speak or what nickname you have, the meaning of the word is still the same. It’s what we call that person that gave each and every person on earth life. Moms work tirelessly and often…

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Careers in Genealogy

Interest in genealogy has dramatically increased since the year 2000 as the internet grew and became readily available and with TV shows such as Who Do You Think You Are and Genealogy Roadshow.  With this increase of interest, there has been an increase of careers in genealogy that can employ anyone with just a little experience and computer knowledge to those with advanced degrees….

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