8 Old Phrases You Don’t Often Hear

In July 2017, we published the blog “23 Skidoo!” Wait. What? What Did They Say?” as an introduction to some old-timey phrases we don’t hear that often. Here’s another fun blog that visits some more old-timey words and phrases that you might be heard in older movies or your grandparents might have said at some point.

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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…

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Learning About Coat of Arms from Coadb.com

Sometimes in our genealogy and family history research, we come across a family crest or coat of arms. It’s a symbol of what the family stood for at one point in time. It’s a piece of the celebration of accomplishments and identification. John Lehman is the owner of Coadb.com and has spent decades researching and…

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Have the Talk of a Lifetime Conversation Cards

Famicity is about preserving the family story so that it can be passed on to future generations. How many times have you heard “If only I had asked grandpa about his life” or “I wish I knew what to ask”? It’s too often that we don’t ask the questions before it’s too late. We may…

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Merge Your Family Tree

In this previous blog, we discussed why you may want to split your family tree and the steps to do it. It’s not as hard as you might think. Now, how do you merge multiple trees that you may own and manage? This is a common question we get from our users.

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