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How to Conduct a Successful Genealogy Interview

When interviewing a relative to gather genealogy information on your ancestry there are several important considerations to keep in mind: Do start close to home. Interviewing your own parents can be one of the most enlightening and enjoyable experiences you will have....

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Family History Research and Your Library

Access Free Genealogy Databases through your Local Library By Kimberly Powell | About.com Your library card could be the key that unlocks your family tree. Many libraries across the U.S. and elsewhere around the world subscribe to multiple databases for the use of...

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Brasil DNA Africa

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act "Brazil: DNA Africa" is a series of five hour-long documentaries that traces the African roots of Afro-Brazilians, as well as investigate the important contributions Africans made in the construction of Brazil as we know it today....

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Resources

Tombstone Birthday Calculator

Many older tombstones list age and date of death. The Tombstone Birthday Calculator calculates birthdate from the age of death and the date of death on the tombstone, death certificate or obituary. Results are given in a year-month-day format. Birthdate Calculator...

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World’s endangered records go online

story from Who Do You Think You Are Magazine The British Library’s Endangered Archives project has seen the digitisation of more than 4 million rare documents from across the world – all available to view for free The British Library has reached a milestone in its...

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What is an Enumeration District?

By Kimberly Powell | About.com An enumeration district (ED) is a geographic area assigned to an individual census taker, or enumerator, usually representing a specific portion of a city or county. The coverage area of a single enumeration district, as defined by the...

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