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Explore these free social history and genealogy resources to find your ancestors, bring the family stories to life and connect with past generations. Social history is buzzing in the genealogy world these days. More and more genealogy researchers are understanding the importance of social history and how it applies to breaking down those genealogy brick walls. Or at least, knocking out a brick or two. 🙂 I lost my great grandfather for a time in the records. James Abe White of Surry County, NC does not appear in the 1930 U. S. Census. His wife Stella is listed as the head of the household. If you didn’t know better, you…
How your ancestors made a living impacted where they lived, who they associated with and what records their life generated. Learn the resources you can use as you explore your ancestor's occupations.
Unlock the mysteries concealed in your vintage family photographs with the magic of Google Image Search. In the digital age, the internet is a vast treasure trove waiting to be explored by genealogists like you. Your ancestors' photos might be out there, waiting to reunite with your family history. Learn the steps of harnessing Google Image Search's potential to identify unknown faces and connect with fellow researchers.
School records possess the potential to shed light on your ancestors' lives in unexpected ways. Imagine stumbling upon report cards that unveil your great-grandmother's academic achievements or finding attendance logs that offer a glimpse into your grandfather's early friendships. Discover a variety of record types often overlooked in your genealogy research!