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The map that explains the most common surnames in Europe and what they mean

Shared by Helge Hesse

indy100.independent.co.uk - A linguist has produced a map of the most common surnames to be found in each European country. Jakub Marian has posted a new update to his map on his educational blog. It also showed the meanings ...

Advanced Research Tip: Always Cite Your Sources and What does that Mean Anyway? – Ancestry Blog

Shared by Heather Rojo

blogs.ancestry.com - A source citation tells you where you found the information.  You remember those papers you wrote in college and high school and all the footnotes you wrote?  Yep.  Those things. I know what you ar...

Blog for genealogy and family research

beyond-history.com - The history of their own family is something of a mystery for most people. If you can’t wait any longer and want to finally find out more about your ancestors, keep calm and take one step after the...

Nutfield Genealogy: Ten Things to Try When you Hit a Genealogical Brickwall

Shared by Heather Rojo

nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com - Every month on the 10th day I publish a blog post with a top ten list… The proverbial genealogical brickwall is a seemingly insurmountable obstacle to your discovering the identity or parentage of ...

The Genealogical Proof Standard: An Overview

Shared by Crestleaf

crestleaf.com - As you’re researching your family history, you will undoubtedly run into some genealogy brick walls and other roadblocks that could halt your progress. Seasoned genealogists and family historians k...

What’s New on FamilySearch—August 2016

Shared by Tim De Graw

familysearch.org - Each month, FamilySearch publishes a list of new changes and updates to the FamilySearch.org website. This list includes changes to Family Tree as well as other parts of FamilySearch.org. In some c...

MENDEZ Surname Meaning and Family History

Shared by Genealogy Jen

genealogy.about.com - Mendez is a patronymic surname meaning "son or descendant of Mendel or Mendo," both given names that derived as a reduced form of the medieval name Menendo, itself derived from the Visigothic name ...

Services

Shared by MyAncesStory

myancesstory.com - Our Services ·         Family Tree / Genealogy Research and Reporting       o   Free initial consultation –  to provide a quick determination of the likelihood of success and fees                  ...

The Strange History of Microfilm, Which Will Be With Us for Centuries

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atlasobscura.com - Get our latest, delivered straight to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter. Subscribe to our newsletter and get our latest, sent right to your inbox. A version of this post originally appear...

Nutfield Genealogy: Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad!

Shared by Heather Rojo

nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com - My parents were married on 29 August 1958 in Hamilton, Massachusetts at the Christ Episcopal Church on Asbury Street.  This building is still there, although now it is the little chapel and a large...

Ancestor Puzzles: "It Takes A Village"... in German Genealogy

Shared by Nick Cimino

ancestorpuzzles.com - German genealogy can be extremely fascinating and rewarding.  The importance of finding the name of the place of origin of your German ancestors must be repeated many times.  It is interesting how ...

Cues & Clues for AQ: Determining Relationship

ancquest.blogspot.com - by Gringer (talk) Trolling through your family file one can easily stumble on an unfamiliar family surname as you work backwards.  When doing family history research, the number of individuals in y...

Genealogy project delves into early days of Colorado Springs hospital

gazette.com - She's digging out mysteries more than a century old in a unique project of the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society and Pikes Peak Library District. Steele, 83, and other volunteers are indexing about 1...

Happy 100th Birthday, National Park Service!

lifeinthepastlane.org - This week marked the centennial celebration of the National Park Service (NPS). My family has a deep and abiding relationship with our National Parks, whom documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has calle...

What Our Ancestors Had | FamilyTree.com

familytree.com - You have reviewed many time periods and there will many things in our ancestors’ daily life, quite different from the 21st century! One of the most interesting due to all the changes that our ances...

Does the Liberal Gene Run In Your Family? | FamilyTree.com

familytree.com - Politics, and political leanings, are a big subject, especially as America prepares itself for an upcoming election. It isn’t unheard of for an entire family line to decide to vote a certain way, o...

Monday Memories, NFHM and Milne Bay

Shared by Pauleen Cass

cassmob.wordpress.com - Over the years I’ve often written about battles and family members who have fought in them. Today is a little more personal. As a young bride, I went to the then-Territory of Papua New Guinea with ...

3 Reasons to Revisit Your Research

familylocket.com - How long has it been since you looked at some of your oldest research? A year or two? Several years? You might be surprised and in for a treat if you pick up one of your loose ends. With the number...

Motivation Monday: 2016 Auckland Family History Expo

Shared by Seonaid Lewis

kintalkfamilyhistory.blogspot.com - The hero of the Auckland Libraries' New Zealand Family History Month programme this year, was the Auckland Family History Expo, that was held at the Fickling Convention Centre, Three Kings Friday, ...

Louise

I am a genealogy addict and want to share! Started tracing my family history 22 years ago and still not finished!

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