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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Back to School 2018 – Go Beyond the Classroom

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. ~Nelson Mandela Alright! Here we go again! Back to school! Parents are happy, kids are sad….. Noooo that’s not the way to think! Back to school should be a fun time with new adventures awaiting. Let’s look at some adventures that…

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Split Your Family Tree

During your genealogy research and building your family tree, there might come a time when you might find it beneficial to split off specific branches to improve your research or to play around with different techniques without damaging your main tree. Splitting your family tree isn’t easy to do but it’s absolutely possible.

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