Celebrate National Love Your Red Hair Day

The United States has a lot of holidays. We have holidays to remember and holidays to celebrate. Some of the things we celebrate are pretty common….some aren’t. Today (November 5) happens to be one of those uncommon celebrations…. red hair! Let’s learn more about red hair to properly celebrate National Love Your Red Hair Day.

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DNA Learning and Education

Fact: DNA data can be difficult to understand and work with. Myth: You need a Ph.D. to learn how to use DNA data. On the Famicity blog, we occasionally discuss DNA and how it’s an important part of genealogy and family history research. So you take a test, you get your basic results, what else can you do with…

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Genealogy Poetry of Life, Love and Art

Poetry is a form of literature that gives emotion and the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive styles and rhythms. Think of it as the art of making words into a beautiful painting for the ears. Poetry can tell short little stories, provide inspiration, give solace in a time of grief and even provide humor….

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Using Technology to Map the Lives of Our Ancestors

It’s not a genealogy research secret that census records are extremely helpful when learning about our ancestors. They provide names, relations, occupations and where they lived. If you can find the records, they also provide underlying details of where ancestors may have moved to throughout their lives. How do census records from the past work with resources of today such as…

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