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The Genealogy Generation Gap

Growing up in a small town in the 1950’s, the generation gap meant that old folks didn’t understand teenagers.  When I became seriously involved in genealogy research, I realized that some researchers also misunderstand the ‘Genealogy Generation Gap’. I asked a genealogical society group this question. “How many years are in a generation?” Answers ranged from 20, …

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Never Trust a Document

Welcome to the world, Family History Daily. Nice to have a genealogy website where one can read about other people’s struggles and triumphs, and tap into the knowledge they want to share, rather than just asking for help with queries. Best wishes for a successful future.   To begin at the beginning [spot the quote]:  NEVER TRUST …

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Finding Your Roots with Findmypast: Insider Tips

With one of the largest assortments of genealogical records available online, Findmypast.com offers some pretty unique collections. The site offers a wide assortment of records for those of us researching relatives from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, and a growing collection of records from the US, Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea. Findmypast.com is also the only genealogy research service …

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