How to Conduct a Successful Genealogy Interview

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....
Family History Research and Your Library

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...
Brasil DNA Africa

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...
Tract Books

Tract Books

A Comprehensive Index to the Disposition of US Public Domain Land By Kimberly Powell | About.com Tract books are ledgers used by the U.S. federal government from 1800 until the 1950s to record land entries and other actions related to the disposition of public domain...
How to Do a Title Search

How to Do a Title Search

By Kimberly Powell | About.com A title search or property title search is the process of documenting the history of the ownership of a piece of real property, to determine who has rights to the property and what those rights are. The primary purpose of a title search...
People Search Online

People Search Online

By Kimberly Powell | About.com Strategies for Finding Living People Are you looking for someone? A former classmate? Old friend? Military buddy? Birth parent? Lost relative? If so, then you’re not alone. Thousands of people head online every day in search of...
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