Evidentia Software Helps You Organize Your Genealogy Research

Genealogy research can be a challenging but very rewarding hobby. We all have our reasons, methods and practices when it comes to research. The internet provides us with many tools to help us but errors happen, details are missed and sometimes we just need help organizing records. One great new tool I recently discovered is Evidentia. This blog interviews…

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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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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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Finding Humor in Genealogy Comics

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Comic strips are a quick comedy relief found in the newspapers, online and other media sources. The Sunday paper was known to have a special expanded section for “The Funnies”. Often they’re just made up, just for fun snippets of the author’s imagination. Sometimes they are humorous reflections of a real-life situation. We all need comedy in our lives…

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Exploring the Mountain West Digital Library

We often find the need to locate genealogical records that go beyond Ancestry.com, FamilySearch and many other sites that provide access to databases. That doesn’t mean there is anything wrong with those websites, there is just soooo much information out there that has yet to be found. Some of these databases could be more local to you than you…

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Church Records – An Invaluable but Often Unknown Resource

Despite your current religious affiliation or belief, you may have come across the need to research church records to find information regarding your ancestors. One of these resources may be through the Catholic Church system. I recently attended an event that explained Sacramental Church Records, how they are useful in genealogy research and how to contact the church for…

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